REIGNING champion apprentice Tom Marquand confessed the big challenge comes now as he prepares to ride out his claim.
MY DREAM BOAT, surprise winner of the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot, is set to have ground to suit again as he bids for a double completed only once in the last ten years in Saturday's Coral-Eclipse at Sandown.
QUIET REFLECTION is pleasing trainer Karl Burke in her homework with the July Cup now locked in as the next target for the talented three-year-old.
A TOTAL of 11 runners remained in contention for Saturday's Group 1 Coral-Eclipse at Sandown following the five-day declaration stage on Monday.
Sam Walker looks back at the top class action from the Curragh, including a career best performance from star filly Minding
BEACON ROCK and Humphrey Bogart feature among 14 colts invited to compete in the $1.25 million Belmont Derby on July 9.
HOPES of Japan realising its dream of winning the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe were dealt a blow on Sunday when Duramente - the nation's leading challenger according to bookmakers at least - was found to be lame.
TRAINER David Hofmans, whose Alphabet Soup downed the mighty Cigar in the Breeders' Cup Classic 20 years ago, has his sights firmly fixed on another crack at the end-of-year highlight with Melatonin (Joe Talamo).
DERBY winner Harzand bagged a second Classic when registering a game success in the Irish equivalent at the Curragh, showcasing a tremendous attitude to fend off the persistent challenge of Idaho.
COLIN KEANE bounced back from a nasty fall earlier on the card at the Curragh to win the Group 2 Railway Stakes on Medicine Jack for trainer Ger Lyons.