July Cup champ Oxted is on course for the Betfair Sprint Cup in the wake of highlighting among 15 passages for Haydock’s show-stopper.
The four-year-old will attempt to join a world-class band to win the two races, with Harry Angel in 2017 being the last pony to finish the remarkable twofold.
Oxted gave coach Roger Teal and racer Kieren Fallon their first Group One victory when taking the Newmarket race – and it is all frameworks go for Saturday’s Merseyside include.
“All appears to be acceptable – fingers crossed, we’ll arrive in one piece,” said Teal.
“I’ve had a glance at the passages. I was watching them come in, and it’s what was normal.”
The going is as of now delicate at Haydock, and Teal would preferably like conditions to dry out a bit.
“If the ground straightens out it will support no closure,” said the Hungerford handler.
“I have attempted him twice before on a more straightforward surface, and he hasn’t raced to frame, however, I don’t think it was the ground. There were different reasons.
“It isn’t so much that he must have the ground shaking quick – however on the off chance that it regarded delicate, it’d be great.”
Blue-green uncovered Oxted must be treated for an ulcer on his epiglottis after his triumph in the July Cup.
“He had a little wind operation after Newmarket,” he said.
“He had an ulcer on the rear of his throat. We had that eliminated. He was perused after the July Cup, so he more likely than not go for it. It was a straightforward technique.”
Greenish blue is enchanted Fallon is accessible to keep the ride, notwithstanding his ongoing arrangement as the second racer to Qatar Racing.
“He has a retainer now, yet I think he is allowed to ride Oxted. That is acceptable,” he said.
Glen Shiel, prepared by Archie Watson, is set to be Hollie Doyle’s first ride in a local Group One challenge.
The record-breaking female racer was third on Dame Malliot in the Preis von Europa in Cologne on her introduction at the high level a long time prior.
Glen Shiel opened his Group-race account in the Phoenix Sprint Stakes at the Curragh on his most recent beginning.
Doyle revealed to Sky Sports Racing: “I’m genuinely anticipating riding Glen – he’s been a banner carrier for the yard indeed.
“He continues terrific us. He’s improving with age, and he has speedier the more established he has, which is unusual. He’s going the correct way.
“He’s an old legend. The ground is the way to him genuinely, and he’ll get his footing at Haydock and a hardened enough six (furlongs).
“I’m seeking after a decent run.”
This present summer’s Diamond Jubilee Stakes scorer Hello Youmzain offers to win the race for the subsequent year running – and become just the subsequent pony to do as such after Be Friendly, who won the initial two versions in 1966 and 1967.
Hi, Youmzain’s coach Kevin Ryan may likewise field Brando, sprinter up in 2018, and Queen Jo.
The Tin Man is on track to enhance his acceptable record in the race. James Fanshawe’s steady robust took the prize in 2018, and was second a year back and in 2016 just as completing third in 2017. Fanshawe is likewise spoken to in the sections by Archer’s Dream.
Federation Cup victor Golden Horde, prepared by Clive Cox, and Sir Michael Stoute’s amazing Hungerford Stakes scorer Dream Of Dreams are two more top-quality competitors.
Workmanship Power (Tim Easterby), Khaadem (Charlie Hills), Summerghand (David O’Meara), and Tabdeed (Owen Burrows) total the home unexpected. There are two Irish-prepared possibles – Aidan O’Brien’s Lope Y Fernandez and Aidan Fogarty’s Forever In Dreams.