I Am Excited came with a late surge to deny the gallant Miss Leonidas in the Group One City Tattersalls Club Galaxy at Rosehill.
The fifth top level race on the card attracted a field of fourteen runners over 5 ½ furlongs.
The fiekld exploded from the gates with an even break.
Jungle Edge led early, but Miss Leonidas stormed into a two-length lead from Savatiano.
Miss Leonidas led into the home straight with Savatiano challenging and Madam Rouge to the inside.
But Miss Leiondas show plenty of stubbornness.
However, late on, I Am Excited and Timothy Clark, burst through on the inside rail and inched into a winning advantage, in a tight finish,
Miss Leonidas won the race everywhere but on the line, with Tofane a close-up third, in a thrilling finish.