ONLY rattling fast ground stands between Jack Hobbs and a spot in the line-up for the Investec Derby, trainer John Gosden said on Tuesday after watching his colt deliver an impressive workout performance at Epsom.
OISIN MURPHY secured a first Classic as his mount Karpino (Andreas Wohler) roared to victory in the German 2,000 Guineas at Cologne.
ZAWRAQ was tucked up in his box at Rosewell House on Saturday. He had no idea that Gleneagles won the Irish 2,000 Guineas with a brilliant turn of foot and even less of a clue what that race meant for his own chances in next month's Derby.
INVESTEC Derby favourite Golden Horn will be reunited with Frankie Dettori in his spin around Epsom at Tuesday's Breakfast with the Stars event, in which he will be led by Dick Doughtywylie.
HAMDAN AL MAKTOUM expects Godolphin’s Frosted to serve it up to Triple Crown seeker American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday week.
RYAN MOORE has been lined up to ride Australian challenger Shamal Wind in the Group 1 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot next month.
HANS HOLBEIN and Kilimanjaro remained the only Aidan O'Brien-trained Investec Derby contenders widely quoted by bookmakers on Sunday night after an Irish 1,000 Guineas day that did not produce an obvious third Ballydoyle Epsom runner.
PLEASCACH held off the late surge of favourite Found to give Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning a second success in the Irish 1,000 Guineas.
QUEEN'S JEWEL (Freddy Head) stretched her unbeaten record to three with a victory that owed as much to the exceptional talents of her jockey Maxime Guyon as it did to her superior athletic ability.
AL KAZEEM, the veteran of the six-runner field, ran out a battling winner of the Tattersalls Gold Cup, a race he also won in 2013.