O’Brien’s Deauville comes up short in Million

in action in last year

Aidan O’Brien’s came up just short in the Million, missing out on a bold bid to become just the second three-year-old to win the historic race.

was run out of it close to home in the Illinois race, losing out to – who ran out a game winner – as Kasaqui finished second.

O'Brien had hoped that might follow up his Belmont success but it wasn’t to be.

Six-year-old , owned by David O'Meara and Danny Tudhope and winner of the Mile last year, obviously likes competing on his travels.

, who was second to Time Test at last time out, now has an automatic entry into the Breeders' Cup Turf.

Roger Charlton's Decorated Knight was declared a non-runner earlier in the day.

"I couldn't have worked out better," said Tudhope of ."We'd gone over the race so many times but you don't know how it's going to go. It couldn't have gone better, though.

"He seems to love it out here, he thrives out here.It's amazing to win a race like this my first time here, it's amazing for everyone at the yard."

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