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In a roughish race, Ed Dunlop's Izzibizzi got home by a short head from his father John's rallying Unbiased, with brother Harry's Dark Camelia a length and a quarter away in third.
In what proved a roughish race, Ed Dunlop's Izzibizzi got home by a short head from his father John's rallying Unbiased, with brother Harry's Dark Camelia a length and a quarter away third.
Ed Vaughan saddled his first winner for the Oppenheimer family when Liam Keniry brought Inchmahome from virtually last to first to beat Generous Jem a length and a half in what was a roughish finish to the fillies' handicap.
Like Best, Baker was also completing a double, having earlier won the seven-furlong classified stakes on Ali Bruce, who came home clear in a roughish race which saw Dane O'Neill, Steve Carson and Amir Quinn all found guilty of careless riding, although only O'Neill was suspended, and for just one day (January 1).
But it took a special effort from McCoy (who is now on 85 wins) to get him home in a roughish race.
Another with a valuable prize in his sights is Jonny Ebeneezer, who was partnered by Ryan Moore to a three-quarter-length defeat of Roses Of Spring in a roughish race for the six-furlong handicap.
Doncaster is a gritty and roughish old town and the racecourse isn't canapes and champagne - it's a place of pints and pies.