Two years ago, Dandy Nicholls saddled the son of Iceman for the Stewards' Cup consolation race - and Barnet Fair
beat Mission Approved by a short head.
However, the three-time champion could not go out on a winning note with a second on Barnet Fair
his best result of the day.
(7-1), a habitual slow-starter, had stayed on with promise behind Taajub at the course six days earlier and got his own back on the very same horse, beating him by a neck with Zero Money a further short-head away.
Nicholls's Barnet Fair
can bounce back to form and win the Qatar Stewards' Sprint Handicap (2pm) for a second time.
A winner and runner-up in the Stewards' Cup consolation over the sharp 6f at Goodwood, Barnet Fair
will be ideally suited by this intermediate trip.
Leg 1: 1:50 New: HILLSTAR (2) Leg 2: 2:40 Ayr: BOGART (2) Leg 3: 2:55 New: MADEED (2) Leg 4: 3:15 Ayr: SKY HUNTER (2) Leg 5: 3:30 New: MECCA'S ANGEL (2) Leg 6: 3:50 Ayr: BARNET FAIR
Dandy Nicholls has won his share of Goodwood prizes and he struck with Barnet Fair
, ridden by smart young rider Cam Hardie, who is apprenticed to the Hannon sable.
Tommy Stack's Nero Emperor looked like being heavily involved in the run-in when he moved to the front - but Kingsgate Choice staged a driving finish to snatch the money by a head from Racy, with Barnet Fair
Kieren Fox riding Barnet Fair
, right, wins The Betfred Mobile Sports Handicap Stakes at Ascot on Saturday
Sitting on the junction of three important droving routes from Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and the former Cardiganshire, sheep, ducks, geese, corgis and a staggering 30,000 cattle were driven from Wales to Smithfield and the Barnet fair
Back in the olden days when Adam was a lad and I went to school, we had regular visits from Nora the Nit Nurse and class by class we would go to the hall and one by one our barnet fair
(or dark) would be inspected by Nora.
It is all about speed up and down the country and the two big contests up in Scotland at Musselburgh can go to sprint king Dandy Nicholls with Kimebrella and Barnet Fair