, owned by the Queen Mother, was sent off 8-11 favourite under John Kavanagh in the concluding novices hurdle and never gave her supporters any anxious moments as she stretched clear of Mister Graham to win as she pleased.
Inside the royal party was treated to watercress soup and applewood smoked bacon followed by lemon sole with a herb crust and lady apple sorbet, a brandy snap
basket and spiced autumn fruit compote.
Magician Albert seduced us into having a pudding - 'all home-made, nothing from the freezer' - despite being so full we didn't know when we'd move again, and somehow even convinced us to add lashings of raspberry puree and fresh cream to our brandy snap
basket with big chunks of fresh pineapple, strawberry and kiwi.
: Florida Pearl and Richard Johnson after the Hennessy
My sorbet was fruity-fresh with a swish of brandy snap
You can use baskets made with almonds, chocolate cups, brandy snap
baskets or sponge bases as a dish for the fruits and ice cream.
Robin Dickin unveiled a horse he believes could go a long way in the jumping game when Gunner Beech overturned the odds-on Brandy Snap
in the two-mile novice hurdle at Towcester on Friday night, writes Neil Morrice.
It was very tempting and kept me occupied for quite a few minutes - I couldn't decide between the home-made cheesecake, ice cream or brandy snap
Mums and neighbours would set up packing cases and card tables and serve pie and peas, brandy snap
and homemade treacle toffee and the night went on for ever.
Robin Dickin unveiled a horse who he thinks could go a long way in the jumping game when Gunner Beech overturned the odds on Brandy Snap
in the two-mile novice hurdle at Towcester last night, writes Neil Morrice.
Chunks of banana bathed in a whipped, frothy custard around a ball of caramel ice cream (containing nice toffee chunks) in a brandy snap
We finally settled on something sweeter to share and were just tucking into our splendid raspberry sorbet with a light coulis in a brandy snap
basket when a loud voice announced: "You're not doing another flipping review, are you?" A guilty glance at my notebook was followed by: "You are, aren't you!" It was our neighbour.