Armor pretty bolted up within the Markel Molecomb Stakes at Goodwood and turned Royal Ascot type on its head.
Richard Hannon’s teen had completed fifth behind Chipotle within the Windsor Fortress Stakes in June, the place Boonie was third.
Drawn in opposition to the fence, Ryan Moore couldn’t have wished for a smoother run via the race.
It was Kevin Ryan’s Boonie and Ed Bethell’s 13-8 favorite Fearby who initially began to tug away, a couple of horse widths from the rail.
That was greater than sufficient of an invite for Moore, who had ridden Armor to victory on his Doncaster debut victory.
Armor hit prime gear inside the ultimate furlong and shot clear, successful by three and 1 / 4 lengths with Fearby successful the battle for second from Boonie.
Betfair lower the son of No Nay By no means to 5-1 from 10s for the Gimcrack at York subsequent month, however he might be aimed greater nonetheless.
Hannon stated: “Ryan stated he would go like that – I feel he is aware of what he is on about – and he did.
“I’ve not made too many flash entries for him, however we’ll have a look at one thing just like the Morny now, Flying Childers.
“He ought to (make a pleasant three-year-old), he is not an enormous horse and that is his 12 months proper now.
“If that occurs, nice, however he is doing sufficient proper now.
“He’ll get six, you need to go six if you are going to go up.”
Bethell, in the meantime, was proud of the trouble of Fearby.
The North Yorkshire coach stated: “It was an excellent run on floor that was holding.
“It confirmed that Sandown was no fluke, and we now have a really first rate colt on our fingers.”
Kevin Ryan added of Boonie: “He travelled nicely and battled, however I feel he can be a greater horse on higher floor.”
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