Spectacular Ascot scorer La Barrosa assessments the water at Group Three diploma inside the Tattersalls Stakes at Newmarket.
The Lope De Vega colt made an unlimited impression on his racecourse introduction three weeks previously – displaying a sensible change of medicine to depart his rivals, which included Enable’s half-brother Derab, trailing in his wake.
Coach Charlie Appleby immediately acknowledged Thursday’s seven-furlong contest as an appropriate objective for La Barrosa, and he’ll possible be widely-expected to dispatch 5 rivals on the Rowley Mile.
His highest-rated opponent is the Richard Hannon-trained Ventura Tormenta, who carries a 5lb penalty for worthwhile the Prix Robert Papin at Chantilly in July.
Since that summer season season triumph in France, the son of Acclamation has accomplished ultimate of 10 runners inside the Phoenix Stakes in Ireland and sixth inside the Flying Childers at Doncaster.
Hannon acknowledged: “We have now gone up and down in journey with him a bit, nevertheless the fellows that have him assume that this journey is what he needs.
“He was the ultimate off the bridle over seven furlongs in a Group Two on the July Course (accomplished fifth in Superlative Stakes), so let’s hope we’ve acquired made the becoming selection.
“I hope the underside just isn’t too light. He has been busy all season and he ran an excellent race ultimate outing at Doncaster.”
Yazaman wouldn’t be worthwhile out of flip for William Haggas, having crammed the runner-up inside the Windsor Fort at Royal Ascot, the July Stakes at Newmarket, the Richmond Stakes at Goodwood and in a helpful product sales race at Doncaster this season.
Qaader (Mark Johnston), Darkish Lion (Roger Varian) and Albadri (Jane Chapple-Hyam) full the sextet.
Six runners are moreover set to go to submit for the Jockey Membership Rose Bowl Stakes, which Roger Charlton’s regular stalwart Withhold is bidding to win for the second season working beneath Jason Watson.
The seven-year-old obtained a Listed prize on the July Course earlier this 12 months and was ultimate seen ending second to Trueshan in a conditions event at Salisbury.
“He has dropped in and out of sort this season – nevertheless as he has obtained older, he has obtained wiser,” acknowledged Watson.
“He has not been simple all by his occupation, on account of he had little accidents and breaks. It was good to see him run like he did at Salisbury the ultimate day – giving weight away to all bar one.
“I do know that was a drop in grade, however it confirmed that he’s nonetheless ready to supply it a go – and he was solely overwhelmed by a progressive, youthful stayer.
“It’s not an unlimited topic and if we are going to get out in entrance and lob alongside, I really feel he’ll run an excellent race as soon as extra.
“It really depends upon which Withhold turns up on the day.”
The standard is about by Johnston’s Mildenberger, who makes his first aggressive look since being touched off by high-class stablemate Nayef Road inside the Sagaro Stakes at Newcastle in early June.
Ghostwatch (Appleby), Ranch Hand (Andrew Balding), Sleeping Lion (James Fanshawe) and Who What When (Murty McGrath) are the other hopefuls.