NEWMARKET’S Friday card, for which figures are shown alongside, lacked the stellar performance of a Too Darn Hot, and it might be assumed that a surprise winner, in Iridessa, in the featured Fillies’ Mile reflects that it was a substandard contest.

That time, in a well-run race, indicates otherwise, on a day when the wind was at its strongest (11 mph) for race two and weakest (7 mph) for the finale.