HALMA was first to show and after a quarter it was HALMA, LAUREATE, CURATOR and BASSO. They were unchanged after three quarters. Then LAUREATE's saddle began to slip and he dropped back. After a mile HALMA was till going easy. BASSO had taken over second with LAUREATE third. HALMA won by five lengths under a pull with BASSO four lengths in front of LAUREATE. CURATOR was another five lengths farther back. Scratched - Galon d'Or.