It's Group 1 Sun Chariot day at Newmarket on Saturday and Ryan Moore has a strong chance aboard Peaceful. Here he discusses all of his four rides on the afternoon...
"...we know she handles soft and she showed she stays well when a narrow third in the French Oaks, and that could come in handy if the ground gets very deep and makes this a stamina test."
- Ryan Moore on Peaceful
Well-related but tough ask on testing ground
13:05 - Bolshoi Ballet
It looks like being pretty deep ground at Newmarket, which is always a real test for youngsters making their debuts, but hopefully he handles it okay. He is a brother to the stable's very smart stayer Southern France, who won on soft but probably preferred a decent surface, and this Galileo colt obviously doesn't want for a decent pedigree. But a couple of the other newcomers are also very well connected, so this could be a fair maiden, for all those to have raced haven't shown a great deal. You can obviously ignore Wahraan's debut here last week though, as he totally missed the break for me, and that will at least have given him some racing experience.
Condtions definitely in her favour
14:10 - Moonlight In Paris
She ran okay when in midfield on good ground at Sandown last time but her best efforts have come on testing ground, so that is in her favour here. She won on her debut in heavy ground last season and was just touched off on soft on the July course in August, and she looks on a fair enough mark off 85.
Bold show expected with ground no problem
14:45 - Peaceful
This Sun Chariot has depth if not a stand-out performer, and Peaceful looks to have as strong a claim as any, perhaps with the exception of the progressive Champers Elysees, who beat her just over a length over this 1m trip in the Matron last time. But my filly was coming off a two-month break there and hopefully there is some improvement in her from that outing, while we know she handles soft and she showed she stays well when a narrow third in the French Oaks, and that could come in handy if the ground gets very deep and makes this a stamina test. You have to be hopeful of a very bold show from her, for all this race does have a few you can make a case for.
On a fair mark but needs to handle the ground
16:30 - One Small Step
I rode her when she won well on fast ground at Yarmouth in July, and hopefully she can handle the softer conditions if taking her chance here. She ran well enough when third off this mark at Sandown last time.