"She picked up well but Yesterday put her head down and certainly wasn't stopping. My filly stopped a lot quicker than the winner after we crossed the line. I'm not just making excuses but if I had the race to run again I wouldn't ride her any differently."
Bary's frustration at back-to-back narrow runner-up finishes was obvious. "It is too much. Two Guineas gone ... Whoosh! What do you expect me to say? We will just have to try again." O'Brien credited Kinane for an exemplary ride."Mick's ride was perfection. Yesterday stops when she hits the front but he couldn't wait any longer than he did. She goes on fast ground but she does like an ease. She will go for the Oaks and so will L'Ancresse, who ran a good race today." Kinane said he realized he had the favorite trapped on the inside and behind horses and he delayed bringing his run until inside the final furlong. Yesterday headed Dimitrova less than 100 yards from the finish and his mount responded well to the late charge from Six Perfections.Kinane said, "Some days the luck bounces for you and some days it doesn't. Johnny found himself in one of those positions today. But in fairness to Yesterday, she did everything right."
L'Ancresse finished 2 1/2 lengths behind Dimitrova in fourth place after setting the early pace.
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