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G3 - 1703m – Turf


Sovereign Debt

Can boast 13 wins and 19 seconds and is thriving for his new stable, notably when winning a G2 at Sandown last time, having previously won the valuable 1600m race on the all-weather at Lingfield. Best on good or softer.


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Gained the 13th victory of his career and returned to winning form after some disappointments with a smooth front-running display over 1600m at Leopardstown last month. The ground was quick there but usually at his best on good or slower.


Ballet Concerto

Gelded prior to this season, starting off when produced with a powerful surge to beat a huge field in a Doncaster handicap over the straight 1600m. Disappointing in a hot handicap at Newmarket subsequently, not looking happy on fast ground. 



He enjoyed a rewarding spell at Meydan earlier in the year including a 1800m handicap win. Described by his trainer as 'laid back', he has been placed in G3's at Newmarket and Chester since, both good solid efforts.



The winner of 8 of his 63 starts, his only previous Epsom visit being when third in this race way back in 2013. Tends to start slowly and finish strongly like when second in a Sandown G2 two starts back and may again find one or two rivals too strong.


Here Comes When

He gained his seventh career win when staying on strongly to win a Listed handicap at York last month, an excellent start to 2017. Favoured by a good or slow surface, he has run well at G1 level in the past so has no worries in this class. 


Kool Kompany

Closed fast and late to win a Listed contest at Doncaster on his seasons return, despite having been hard to get fit according to his trainer. More recently he led in a G2 at Sandown but then stopped quickly, fading right out. He's better than that.


Oh This Is Us

Proved that he could operate above handicap level when surviving a troubled passage to win a Listed contest at Haydock last month. He is in great form this season and appears to be still improving as well as being really tough and consistent.


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