The 1/4 favourite made short work of his rivals after pulling hard in the early stages but quickened up nicely to score by four lengths. Frankel has also been cut to 3/1 (from 7/2) for the Investec Derby by totesport.
“Frankel did exactly what was expected of him and if he comes on for the race as Henry Cecil expects him to, then surely victory in the 2000 Guineas is a formality,” said totesport spokesman George Primarolo.
Over at Ripon, Montaff won the Enter The totetentofollow Handicap from Montparnasse and is now 20/1 (from 33/1) for the totesport.com Chester Cup next month.
Qipco 2000 Guineas – totesport bet: 1/2 (from 4/5) Frankel, 7 Pathfork, 8 Roderic O’Connor, 14 Casamento, Dream Ahead, Dubai Prince, Native Khan, Wootton Bassett, 16 Zoffany, 20 Fury, Saamidd, 25 Master Of Hounds, 40 bar.