Chris Wall’s Double Or Bubble will attempt to finish her season on a excessive within the Group Two Godolphin Stud & Secure Workers Awards Problem Stakes at Newmarket.
The four-year-old has been in effective kind all season, ending out of the highest two simply as soon as when ninth within the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Since then she has been defeated by only a neck within the Listed Queen Charlotte Fillies’ Stakes at Chelmsford – earlier than occurring to take the Flying Fillies’ Stakes, one other Listed race, at Pontefract in August.
A return to Group stage adopted with performances within the Supreme Stakes at Goodwood and Sceptre Stakes at Doncaster, ending second every time to Toro Strike after which Simply Lovely.
Double Or Bubble is again at Group Two stage on Friday, and Wall is hoping the present good to delicate floor proves appropriate.
The Newmarket coach stated: “We have not had as a lot rain right here as different locations, so the bottom will most likely be good.
“However that is all proper – she’s only a filly we might prefer to keep away from delicate floor with.
“Whereas it is a aggressive race, this did not look as scary as a Group Two could do, and I did not suppose there was something on this the likes of which we’ve not already taken on or run in opposition to this season.
“We thought we might give it a go once more. She’s in good kind – and if she runs her race then I hope she’ll be on the aggressive finish of issues.
“She’s been second in two Group Threes. The colt that beat her at Goodwood (Toro Strike) beat the observe document, and it is a good filly (Simply Lovely) that beat her final time.
“She’s not misplaced on this firm. Though she’s been on the go a very long time, she seems nicely – she’s been going nicely at residence, so we thought we might roll the cube one final time this season.”
Charlie Appleby fields two within the seven-furlong contest, and experiences each Suhail and D’bai in effective form.
“Al Suhail lacks a little bit of consistency however has taken every run nicely this yr and, if he produces his finest kind, must be bang there,” the coach instructed godolphin.com.
“D’bai has been constant all yr and heads into this race in good order.
“We’re hopeful of one other strong efficiency over his optimum journey.”
Richard Hannon’s Chindit seeks to get again to profitable methods after a handful of mid-division finishes in Group contests – with John Quinn’s Secure Voyage additionally searching for a return to the shape which noticed him take the Listed Metropolis Plate Stakes at Chester in July.
William Haggas’ With Thanks gained the Listed October Stakes at Ascot simply final weekend, and appears to assert a primary Group Two – as does Aidan O’Brien’s Horoscope, final seen ending third within the Boomerang Mile at Leopardstown.
Charlie Hills’ Prix de Meautry winner Garrus and Henry Sweet’s Jouska full the sphere of 9.