Last year, in the first race at Royal Ascot, I backed Lord Glitters to win the Queen Anne Stakes. He was beaten half a length into second by Accidental Agent. Fast forward to this year and Accidental Agent refuses to come out of the stalls. Lord Glitters, mentioned by me as a potential value each way bet in my write up 24 hours ago, but regrettably not tipped this year, wins the race at odds of 14/1. I was spitting feathers.
As happy for connections of the beautiful Lord Glitters as I was; I began the racing day kicking . . .
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