Aidan O’Brien Accounts for 10 of 18 confirmations for the Pommery Champagne Stakes.
Armory seems likely to run at the Curragh on Sunday, a day however, keeps the option of a visit – as does stablemate Arizona, among others from Ballydoyle.
Richard Hannon has a strong hand to the home team, having abandoned at Mums Tipple and Threat, as well as Man Of The Evening.
The prior was a winner of a big revenue race at York’s Ebor meeting, whilst Threat proved to be a close second before winning the Gimcrack Stakes around the Knavesmire.
Even the once-raced Royal Crusade is an interesting contender for Charlie Appleby, as can be Molatham for Roger Varian and Juan Elcano for its Kevin Ryan secure.
The latter was next to Mums Tipple in Ascot before winning the Convivial Maiden.
O’Brien is represented through Never Mo More, that had been last seen finishing fifth at the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park in Chicago, at the Hird Group Park Stakes.
While Hannon could take off the wraps King Of Change, that was not run in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket to Magna Grecia Irish representation stems in the shape of this Dermot Weld-trained Imaging.
Varian has since supplemented Turjomaan following his runner-up end to Duke Of Hazzard in the Group Three Thoroughbred Stakes at Goodwood.
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