WAIT Forever might be considered to be inappropriately named. It is something his sire Camelot did not have to do before siring his first classic winner after all.

The three-year-old colt, a €22,000 yearling purchase by his trainer Alduino Botti at the 2016 Tattersalls Ireland September Sale, won the Italian 2000 Guineas in Rome on Sunday and in the process earned nearly three times his yearling price.