The Investec Derby proved a fascinating race with an incredibly exciting finish, as Ruler of The World (fourth most popular pick of our Road To The Derby Tipsters) triumphed over Libertarian who, despite going off at 14/1, was second only to Dawn Approach
A more upbeat bulletin on St Nicholas Abbey reports the multiple Group One winner to be in "great form" despite a host of problems besetting the six-year-old in his fight to recover from a fractured pastern suffered during the summer.
Richard Hughes was crowned champion jockey for the second time in a ceremony at Doncaster on the final day of the Flat season.
Chief Barker could be given the first chance to redeem himself in the Feilden Stakes at Newmarket after losing his unbeaten tag in the Racing Post Trophy.
Bonfire, winner of the Dante Stakes in 2012, has been sold for 120,000 guineas to race for Gai Waterhouse in Australia.