(4-1) to leave her two previous efforts in 2012 far behind in the totequickpick Fillies' Handicap.
Silvestre de Sousa once again advertised his artistry from the front and the gamble on Big Wave went awry as the 13-8 favourite could only get within two and three-quarter lengths of Flashbang.
"I think it's for all to see that we've put the blinkers on her," said Cole junior.
"She ran well first time this year and we thought she'd win the next time, but she didn't quite go through with it.
"That was much better, and you'd like to think she could go and do it again."