Circus Maximus heads 20 entries for the Queen Anne Stakes, the very first Group A single party of Royal Ascot 2020.
Aidan O’Brien’s cost received the St James’s Palace Stakes at the fixture previous year right before including the Prix du Moulin and was past seen ending a creditable fourth in the Breeders’ Cup Mile in November.
He could be joined by stablemate Lancaster Residence, whilst French curiosity could come from Francis-Henri Graffard’s Plumatic, who was 2nd on his return at Chantilly very last thirty day period.
Accidental Agent, a shock winner of the Queen Anne in 2018 could be back again for far more, and Fox Chairman is in the jogging to make the leap to best-stage firm having very last been seen when successful a Detailed race back again in July.
Weekend winners Terebellum, who is also entered in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes, and Lord North stand for John Gosden. Some others to notice include Mohaather, Marie’s Diamond, Billesdon Brook and Just one Grasp.
The Ribblesdale and King Edward VII Stakes have the two been rescheduled to the very first working day this calendar year to give contenders a lot more time to recuperate ahead of any probable Derby or Oaks challenge at Epsom on July 4.
Mogul is just one of the standouts amongst 14 in the King Edward VII, with the Group Two winner a single of six possibles for O’Brien alongside with Arthur’s Kingdom, Nobel Prize, Santiago, Serpentine and Tuesday’s Derrinstown winner Cormorant.
Roger Teal’s Kenzai Warrior is in line to make a swift reappearance following fluffing the start in the 2000 Guineas, although Pyledriver completed next in the Vintage Trial at Kempton on his return to motion previous 7 days.
Gosden could hold the essential to the Ribblesdale with Lingfield Oaks Trial winner Miss out on Yoda and Newcastle maiden victor Frankly Darling between the 14 possibles.
Lingfield second and 3rd Golden Lips and West Conclude Girl could reoppose, although O’Brien has 3 possibles in Elfin Queen, Ennistymon and Passion.
Born With Delight upset on her return but appears set to be offered yet another likelihood to glow.
The Group Two Duke of Cambridge has 15 contenders such as Lingfield winner Nazeef, Charlie Appleby’s Magic Lily and O’Brien’s Magic Wand.
The card opens with the 7-furlong Buckingham Palace Handicap and closes with the in the vicinity of two-and-a-fifty percent-mile Ascot Stakes.
Quality A person-profitable hurdler Verdana Blue is entered for Nicky Henderson, with Ryan Moore booked for the trip.