Osborne was stunned, saying simply, "I can't believe it.
"He's such a genuine horse. This is the second time we've taken a firm decision on how to ride him. He's out of a five-furlong mare (Lunar Music) but once we dropped him in and got him to relax he showed he could get home. Milk It Mick raced along near the back of the pack until Holland pushed up into position with 2 1/2 furlongs to go. He challenged Three Valleys in the final eighth of a mile and edged in front 100 yards from home.The seven furlongs on a good to firm course was completed in 1:25.22. A field of 12 competed, with Haafhd third, 1 1/4 length behind Juddmonte-bred Three Valleys. Another U.S. bred, Bachelor of Duke, was a head farther back in fourth.
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