The opening of the festival. The best of the two mile novice hurdlers gathered to take on one another, with the Irish and British set to do battle.
The Supreme is always a wonderfully competitive opening to the greatest show on turf, having seen winners like Altior, Douvan, Vatour and Shishkin in the past.
As usual it’s quite a muddling race to start picking through the form of and the clues this year are still unfolding, even at this stage of the season.
But with clues from previous runnings of the race you can start to build a profile of a likely sort to carry your money in the festival’s curtain raiser.