Henry Cecil's colt is reported to beat the ante-post 2,000 Guineas and Derby favourite Tenby on the home gallops but the 2-1 favourite beat only one home yesterday.
White Crown will now go for Ascot's Royal Lodge Stakes. 'It was a pleasing performance,' Ben Hanbury, his trainer, said. Walter Swinburn, the winning jockey, added: 'He's on the upgrade and it is good to be associated with a horse like him.'Reuse content