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(%,' New­mar­ket I’ll Have An­other SYD­NEY OPERA HOUSE

– Mark John­ston has won this race five times but his faces a tough task to make it six. This looks a good op­por­tu­nity for af­ter his sec­ond in the Group Two Royal Lodge. There is plenty of stamina in his pedi­gree and he should rel­ish the step up in trip. There may be more to come from who im­pressed on his de­but but was no match for Kadar (runs 2.25) at Hay­dock.

– The con­sis­tent is sure to give a good ac­count. He has been placed in his four starts since a win­ning re­turn in May and ar­guably has been un­lucky on his last two out­ings. was a neck be­hind him last time and should again make his pres­ence felt. Re­cent Hay­dock win­ner, and the front-run­ning are oth­ers to con­sider.

– Suc­cess for Wald­stern in the pre­vi­ous race will boost the claims of who brushed him aside when scor­ing at Hay­dock. He may pose the main threat to French raider

He was sec­ond to a smart per­former on his de­but and has been im­pres­sive in win­ning his last two starts. –The drop in grade should suit who was out of his depth in the Mid­dle Park. His sec­ond in a French Group Three gives him ev­ery chance and he is now tried in blink­ers. Any rain would help who won a Listed af­fair though has to con­cede weight and is closely matched with The lat­ter has stamina to prove but also has win­ning form at this level.

)%', Wald­stern, York


Fin­nis­ton Farm, Aasheq )%), New­mar­ket Kadar,



Dave Dex­ter, Vin­tage Brut. *%'' SPACE New­mar­ket

– Ai­dan O’Brien has won four of the last five re­newals and may prove the best of his trio. He had both sta­ble­mates and be­hind when chas­ing home the classy Quorto at the Cur­ragh. This is a big step up in class for Don­caster Listed win­ner

but he should make his pres­ence felt. looks the one to beat. He has im­proved with each of his three out­ings and was not hard pressed in win­ning the Group Two Cham­pagne Stakes at Don­caster.

– The front-run­ning

who was third 12 months ago, gets the nod. He has been per­form­ing con­sis­tently this sea­son and re­mains well treated. So does

who was run­ner-up in Ayr’s Sil­ver Cup and is best with some cut. The se­lec­tion’s sta­ble­mates and

both have bits of form to sug­gest they could take a hand in the fin­ish.

– Con­sid­er­ing he has plun­dered most of the top stay­ing races in this coun­try, Wil­lie Mullins has this com­pet­i­tive hand­i­cap miss­ing from his CV. He is hav­ing a go to­day with seven go­ing into bat for him.

and all have solid claims. The last-named is the most in­ter­est­ing af­ter his easy New­bury suc­cess and un­lucky run in the Ebor. He may prove best of Mullins’s septet although the trainer should have booked Sil­vestre de Sousa. He has won this race three times in the last five years and could steer home an­other cour­tesy of

His de­feat of at Kemp­ton has been franked with the run­ner-up scor­ing twice since and re­op­pos­ing on worse terms to­day.

takes a huge drop in class af­ter his third in the St Leger and, if stay­ing this trip, has ob­vi­ous claims.

San­gar­ius *%(, Qahwa, An­thony Van Dyck Christ­mas Mo­hawk TOO DARN HOT York

FLY­ING PUR­SUIT, Golden Apollo *%+' Whiskey Sour, Li­mini, Law Girl Stra­tum VIS A VIS. France Stax­ton New­mar­ket Al Just In Time South­ern

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: Fly­ing Pur­suit is well treated in the 6f sprint hand­i­cap

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