AS expected, Breeders’ Cup Mile third Lope Y Fernandez outclassed his overmatched rivals to make a winning return in the Listed Heritage Stakes and set up a return to the big time next month.

A quality three-year-old in 2020 when he reached the frame in four top-level contests which featured that excellent effort in America, Lope Y Fernandez had upwards of 8lb to spare on official ratings.