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Andrew Balding’s star appears set for an additional huge season after scooping a giant prize at Sandown on comeback final trip.
He might have been somewhat rusty there however battled it out to take the Group 2. That ought to set him up properly and his greatest efforts have come on this journey with floor on the quick aspect.
Silvestre De Sousa’s mount bought these situations when profitable the Celebration Mile at Goodwood in August like a high-class performer. He can take the following step right here.
Laurens is as gutsy as they arrive and can push him all the way in which. She has already gained no fewer than 5 Group 1 races together with 4 final season. She could want this comeback run however can be proper there.
Lord Glitters put in a number of good efforts at this stage final time period and went shut in a scorching race out in Dubai in late March. Coach David O’Meara has his horses going nicely and will land one other huge win.
ACCIDENTAL AGENT 1/5
Accident gained’t occur. Was a shock winner of the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot over this journey however hasn’t fired since. Will like the bottom and has a good draw however wants to search out greatest kind to make an influence.
BEAT THE BANK 5/5
Financial institution will pay. Has a few good Group 2 wins to his identify over this distance and saves his greatest for floor on the short aspect. Andrew Balding’s horses have made a very good begin to the season and he must be proper within the firing line.
LE BRIVIDO four/5
Briv’s courageous. Received the 2017 Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot however has run simply twice since. Confirmed plenty of promise when third on his debut for Aidan O’Brien at Naas final time when staying on nicely over 7f.
Must be fitter for that and this additional furlong ought to assist.
LORD GLITTERS four/5
Glitters could possibly be gold. Saves his greatest for this journey and wasn’t overwhelmed far in red-hot race at Meydan final trip in March. Quick floor fits and was a close-up third within the Group 1 Sussex Stakes at Goodwood final time period. Wants to boost recreation — however not by very a lot.
Tash is a grower. Received a pair of Group 2 races final season, together with over this distance at Newmarket. Got here up quick since on this class however has the good thing about a very good comeback final time and no forlorn hope for each-way backers.
MYTHICAL MAGIC three/5
Magic ain’t tragic. Bettering sort who had three lengths in hand when profitable a very good race over this distance in Dubai final trip. There must be loads extra to come back as a four-year-old and he might simply outrun his odds.
Ost can be bossed. Ended final season on a excessive when profitable at Longchamp over this distance with one thing in hand. His poor comeback at St Cloud final time is a priority as he was overwhelmed a great distance from residence.
Clearly has expertise however has somewhat to show after that.
Roman candle’s out. Shock winner of the Irish 2,000 Guineas final season however couldn’t actually match that kind in three runs after that, all in related firm to at present’s.
Good comeback run over an insufficient 7f when third at Naas final time and will do higher right here however has a bit to search out.
SHARJA BRIDGE three/5
Bridge the hole. Received huge Balmoral Handicap over this journey at Ascot in October earlier than coming again to attain in a Listed race at Doncaster in March. He then stepped up in school once more to carry his personal within the Sandown Mile final time.
That is harder once more however he might have extra to supply.
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SIR DANCEALOT 1/5
No Sir. Won a Group 2 here over 7f last summer with cut in the ground and those would appear to be his ideal conditions. He was held in this class a few times last term when dropped to sprint trips and he’s far from certain to last home over this far.
WITHOUT PAROLE 2/5
Parole denied. Started last season with a bang, winning the Group 1 St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot in great style. His form rather fell apart after that with poor runs at Goodwood, York and Longchamp.
He didn’t show a lot coming back from a break in Dubai last time and needs the first-time blinkers to work.
BILLESDON BROOK 2/5
Brook’s sunk. Won the 1,000 Guineas last year at shock odds of 66-1. It was downhill from there when well held in three other attempts in Group 1 company.
She didn’t get a lot of luck in running coming back in the Dahlia Stakes at Newmarket last time but there still seems a big gap to bridge in this company.
I CAN FLY 2/5
Needs to Fly. Has developed an unfortunate act of starting slowly, which makes life hard at this level. Looked a Group 1 filly when beaten a neck in the QEII Stakes in October but has gone badly a couple of times since then. Best watched for now.
Laur could rule. Big-hearted filly who landed her fifth Group 1 success in the Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket in October. She had too many miles on the clock when then beaten at Ascot and will be much happier after this break.
This trip suits well despite her staying further and all ground comes the same. She has needed her first run for the past two seasons but won’t be far off the pace.