Tom Queally’s stunning runway success on flat racing’s latest ‘wonderhorse’ Frankel in the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday has consolidated his status as one of the top jockeys in Europe. Not that he’d even entertain the thought.

The bashful Cappagh man’s career curve continues to arch upwards, putting the disappointment of being shut out on Twice Over in the Dubai World Cup behind him to claim his first ever English Classic, and the 25th by legendary trainer Henry Cecil, whose faith in both adversity (he continues to fight