But Golden Horn
travelled to Epsom on the back of an overwhelming win in York's Dante Stakes, in recent years a reliable foundation to Derby greatness.
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He hasn't got the profile Golden Horn
had, but don't let that fool you - he's won the best trial.
TURFED OUT Found (right) came late and fast to see off Golden Horn
in Keeneland thriller
It was a first Arc triumph for John Gosden, who is not ruling out one final hurrah for Golden Horn
in the Breeders' Cup Turf.
and Frankie Dettori, right, win the Irish <BChampion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday
should again be able to demonstrate his impressive change of gear down the long Knavesmire straight.
Trained by John Gosden, Golden Horn
faces seven rivals in the 2,000 metre contest which is ranked as the best race in the world by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.
His recent Eclipse outing momentarily proved a test as the reopposing The Grey Gatsby really served it up to Golden Horn
with half a mile to run, but the three-year-old found plenty and after making all, he also proved his versatility in terms of tactics.
The John Gosden-trained Golden Horn
has now joined that elite band, but he also went one step further in becoming the first to win the Derby, Dante and Eclipse - a feat that has eluded the likes of Reference Point, Motivator, Authorized, Erhaab and Benny The Dip.
The selection has six lengths to find on Golden Horn
on Dante running but that was his first start of the season whilst the winner and runner up had both had a run this term.