No apparent excuses for his lacklustre 4th at odds on in the Nunthorpe. The race was won by a 7yo gelding who'd not previously won above listed level.
Battaash's sole G1 is last year's Abbaye romp. The Abbaye's a race which can throw up some odd results.
One local commentator expected him to confirm his status today as the best horse in the world. Had I been eating cornflakes at the time, I'd have choked on them.
Performance-wise, he's looking more Deep Field than Black Caviar at this stage.