Which jockey will come out on top in a stern test of tactical nous and nerve in the Chester Cup?
Like Kevin de Bruyne delivering a stunning equaliser in the Bernabeu to grab a Champions League draw, Chester Cup day is when true champions come to the fore.
Plenty of jockeys looked good in the wide open spaces of Newmarket at the Guineas meeting and will excel again on the Knavesmire at York next week.
But it is when there is £150,000 on the line, when you have to fight for every inch of space racing around the tightest Flat track in Britain and when your tactical nous is put to its severest test as you have to judge exactly where you need to be through every yard of 2m2½f, that real class tells.
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