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Mishriff tops seven seeking Eclipse honours | Racing News

John and Thady Gosden’s Mishriff heads a small however choose listing of seven contenders for Saturday’s Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.

The four-year-old is already a Group One winner in France and Dubai and might be aiming to win on the highest degree for the primary time on dwelling soil.

He has additionally received the Saudi Cup on dust, beating some specialist American challengers to show his versatility.

Aidan O’Brien is prone to discipline the principle opposition with three of the seven hailing from Ballydoyle.

He can select from French 2000 Guineas and Derby winner St Mark’s Basilica, who might be tackling older horses for the primary time, Armory, who was third to stablemate Love at Royal Ascot and Japan, who took third behind Ghaiyyath on this race final yr.

William Haggas might be hoping it rains through the week to allow him to run the soft-ground lover Addeybb.

While the gelding could also be seven years outdated now, he confirmed he’s pretty much as good as ever when as soon as once more successful a Group One in Australia in April.

David Menuisier loved one of many best days of his profession when Wonderful Tonight received the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot. She stays within the combine however can be dropping in journey and requires ease within the floor.

Roger Varian’s El Drama completes the possibles. The Dee Stakes winner completed solely fifteenth behind St Mark’s Basilica within the Prix du Jockey Club.

Source – SkySports