Starman is ready to face 10 rivals in his bid so as to add Haydock’s Betfair Dash Cup to his July Cup success.
Ed Walker’s four-year-old will attempt to develop into the third horse this century to win each races in the identical season, after Dream Forward (2011) and Harry Angel (2017).
The Archie Watson-trained Glen Shiel, runner-up to Dream Of Desires final yr, can also be within the line-up – together with Tim Easterby’s Artwork Energy, who was again in fourth in 2020.
Garrus, winner of Deauville’s Prix de Meautry on Sunday, makes a fast reappearance – as does David O’Meara’s Summerghand, who took the Hopeful Stakes at Newmarket final weekend.
Godolphin hopes relaxation with the Charlie Appleby-trained Inventive Pressure, who was fifth to Starman within the July Cup.
Clive Cox is two-handed with Supremacy and Nando Parrado, whereas Richard Hannon’s filly Glad Romance is the only real three-year-old within the area.
Kevin Ryan’s Emaraaty Ana and Chil Chil, from Andrew Balding’s yard, full the 11 contenders.
The three withdrawals on the 48-hour closing declaration stage have been Brando, sole Irish-trained entry Gustavus Weston and Vadream.