TWILIGHT Payment (114) may be in the latter stages of his career, but the sun has far from set judged on his performance in last weekend’s Irish St Leger Trial at the Curragh.

Joseph O’Brien’s gelding displayed all the qualities that saw him land the Melbourne Cup at the end of his 2020 campaign. The eight-year-old tracked the pace set by Amhran Na Bhfiann, who was taken on for the lead by Seattle Sound; judged by the fact both finished well-beaten, they were going too fast for their own good.