Grandeur atoned for his expensive defeat in the Winter Derby by claiming the Coral Easter Classic All-Weather Middle Distance Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield in the final stride.
Ryan Moore had Jeremy Noseda's grey in the perfect position throughout, but for much of the home straight it appeared that he could not quite catch John Gosden's Dick Doughtywylie.
Alben Star came from the clouds to land the bookmakers.co.uk All-Weather Sprint Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield and complete a double for Paul Hanagan.
As is his wont, Trinityelitedotcom broke fast from the stalls and attempted to make all, having all his rivals in trouble turning into the straight.
Connections of LOVING SPIRIT (Kempton, nap, 3.30) will be hoping it is a case of third time lucky for their charge in Saturday’s running of the London Mile Qualifier.
The curtain falls on the National Hunt season in style again this year with the 5-day Punchestown Festival in Ireland and GG.COM is pleased that the Festival’s Day 1 sponsor, Boylesports, has also agreed to sponsor our Punchestown Pontoon Challenge.