Golden Ducat once again showed he has a huge heart as he got back up to win the Gr2 Glorious Goodwood Premier Trophy at Kenilworth.
This was a race devoid of any obvious pace, and the 12-10 favourite took up an unfamliar role of pacemaker as nobody wanted to go.
Sachdev raced second and a rejuvenated African Night Sky third. And those were the positions they ended in, but not without plenty of drama in between.
Market rival Nexus raced second from last, not the position to be in a sprint for home.
With 200m to go, Sachdev swept into the lead, making Golden Ducat appear rather flat footed in the process.
He went three quarters of a length up, but undeterred Warren Kennedy gathered up the giant Philanthropist gelding, and in the closing strides he stuck his giraffe-like neck out and got back up to win by a head.
Sachdev was scoring his third Gr1 or Gr2 runner up berth, and African Night Sky was beaten less than a length into third.
The rest never got in a blow.