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.