Breeders’ Cup heroine Audarya heads a area of six runners for the Qatar Nassau Stakes at Goodwood.
James Fanshawe’s mare loved an incredible marketing campaign in 2020, progressing from a slender victory in a Newcastle handicap to claiming Group One honours in each the Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville and the Filly And Mare Turf at Keeneland.
Audarya made an encouraging return to motion when runner-up to Love within the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot final month and is more likely to be a scorching favorite to get again on the successful path within the function occasion on day three of the Qatar Goodwood Pageant.
Audarya is unlikely to have issues all her personal approach on Thursday, nevertheless, with Aidan O’Brien having additionally declared a pair of Traditional winners in Empress Josephine and Joan Of Arc.
Empress Josephine denied her stablemate by a brief head within the Irish 1,000 Guineas on the Curragh, since when Joan Of Arc has gone one higher within the Prix de Diane – the French Oaks.
William Jarvis runs his secure star Woman Bowthorpe, who bids to interrupt her top-level duck on her first look over a mile and 1 / 4. Her fast-finishing fourth within the Falmouth at Newmarket three weeks in the past urged a step up in journey may result in additional enchancment.
The sextet is accomplished by Roger Varian’s Zeyaadah and the Martyn Meade-trained Method.
The pair had been break up by only a head when first and second in a Group Three at Newcastle final month, with each fillies having beforehand been down the sector within the Oaks at Epsom.