Lady Aurelia and Ribchester's victories may have matched the script on the opening day at Ascot.
But Barney Roy's shock victory in the St James's Palace Stakes certainly didn't.
It was a thrilling, exciting and hot first day at the Royal meeting, here's to more of the same tomorrow.
See you at 09:00 BST tomorrow morning for some more horsing around.
Quite a day for Godolpin as Sound And Silence, ridden by William Buick for trainer Charlie Appleby, completed a 124-1 treble.
Sheikh Mohammed's team had endured a troubled few weeks, including the departure of chief executive John Ferguson.
But victory in the concluding race followed earlier triumphs for Ribchester and Barney Roy.
You can check out all the racecards and results on the BBC Sport website.
Opening day treble for the Godolphin team and a 1-2 in the last.
1 Sound And Silence 16-1
2 Roussel 12-1
3 James Garfield 25-1
4th Mokaatil 25-1
Ascot is to put 5mm of water on the entire track after racing.
Clerk of the course Chris Stickels says he anticipates similar ground conditions on Wednesday.
Good luck if you're having a wager in the last at Ascot - the Windsor Castle Stakes looks a very competitive affair.
Be careful with the names too - the runners include Declarationofpeace and Declarationoflove. The former is the favourite, while the latter is more of an 80-1 chance.
You can check out the racecard and the latest racing results on the BBC Sport website.
Thomas Hobson, the 4-1 favourite trained by Willie Mullins, won the Ascot Stakes under a cool ride from Ryan Moore.
Mullins, more associated with jump racing than flat racing but taking this race with Moore for the third time in six years, said he would aim the Rich Ricci-owned winner at the Melbourne Cup in November.Copyright: PA
1 Thomas Hobson 4-1 Fav
2 Endless Acres 10-1
3 Who Dares Wins 5-1
4 Rainbow Dreamer 12-1
The Ascot Stakes at 17:00 BST is traditionally a race where jump racing trainers go for glory at flat racing's big meeting.
It is no exception this year, with the leading contenders including Thomas Hobson, trained by Willie Mullins, along with Who Dares Wins (Alan King) and Beyond Conceit (Nicky Henderson).
You can check out the latest results and racecards on the BBC Sport website.
Barney Roy caused an upset on day one of the Royal Ascot meeting to win the St James's Palace Stakes as favourite Churchill finished fourth.
The 5-2 winner, ridden by James Doyle for trainer Richard Hannon, won from Lancaster Bomber.
It sealed an opening day double for winning owners, Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin team, after Ribchester won the Queen Anne Stakes.
Here is Lady Aurelia storming to a victory in the King's Stand Stakes a little earlier.
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1 Barney Roy 5-2
2 Lancaster Bomber 12-1
3 Thunder Snow 6-1
Also: 1-2 Fav Churchill 4th
Next up at Royal Ascot, one of the equine stars of the show on day one - it's Churchill.
The English and Irish 2,000 Guineas winner, to be ridden by Ryan Moore for trainer Aidan O'Brien, is fancied to follow up in the St James's Palace Stakes.
Rivals include the Godolphin pair of Barney Roy and Thunder Snow.Copyright: PA
Churchill is one of the favourites for the St James's Palace Stakes at 16:20 BST.
You can see why in this video - he is looking particularly sprightly.
It was filmed by jockey Donnacha O'Brien, son of trainer Aidan O'Brien.
Raymond Blanc will be serving up food for the Ascot faithful across the week, I'm sure it's pretty respectable.
Just hearing him talk about his menu in his silky, smooth French voice to BBC Radio Berkshire is a big enough treat for the senses though....
Flying filly Lady Aurelia ran out a dominant Royal Ascot winner for the second year running.
The 7-2 chance landed the King's Stand Stakes by three lengths from Profitable for American trainer Wesley Ward.
Winning jockey John Velazquez had few worries as he stepped in for the injured Frankie Dettori.Copyright: Getty Images