Ryan is once again on board a host of top-quality horses on a big day of racing at The Curragh. Get his exclusive verdict on every one of them here...
"She is quite obviously the form pick on that Epsom victory, and it just a matter of whether she can be as effective over this 1m2f trip. It is a doubt, but there are a couple in here that like to go forward, so hopefully it will be at least be a good test at the trip, for all it is a small field."
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Enviable pedigree but track will reveal plenty
You would go a long way to see a better-bred colt than this. He is by Galileo out of the superb Six Perfections, who won the Boussac at two as well as the Jacques le Marois and the Breeders' Cup Mile at three. That's an exciting pedigree, and Aidan has won this race with some top-class colts in the past. But I don't know how he has been shaping up at home or his state of readiness, and Aidan's other two debutants aren't bad on paper either, with Norway being a brother to Ruler Of The World. Let's see what the track tells us.
Perfect a deserved favourite but don't underestimate the opposition
I was very happy with her fourth in the Queen Mary, where she was beaten less than a length and shaped as if this extra furlong would do her the world of good. She just about sets the form standard on that run but, of course, there are a few fillies in here who look dangerous and capable, probably chief among them Legal Promise. My filly deserves to be favourite but this could take a bit of winning.
Blinkers on Yucatan as we hunt improvement
Things didn't fall right him from the start at Royal Ascot, and he clearly ran well below expectations. We know what a talented juvenile and three-year-old he was, and how well he ran behind Cliffs Of Moher in the Mooresbridge last month, so hopefully the first-time blinkers can spark him back to life. If they do, then he should be going very close to winning this Group 3. But he does have questions to answer at the moment.
Oaks winner can go in again if trip suits
Everyone saw how promisingly she ran behind Magic Wand at Chester, and she confirmed that impression and more when spread-eagling the Oaks field last time, and that included her stablemate Bye Bye Baby eight lengths back in third. She is quite obviously the form pick on that Epsom victory, and it just a matter of whether she can be as effective over this 1m2f trip. It is a doubt, but there are a couple in here that like to go forward, so hopefully it will be at least be a good test at the trip, for all it is a small field. I think she will be okay, but I do respect Bye Bye Baby. She had us all on the stretch for a while at Epsom, was an impressive winner of the Blue Wind here previously and will be suited by dropping down in trip.
Very open race for Flag of Honour
Flag Of Honour
You can make a case of sorts for all of these. I liked Flag Of Honour when I rode him on his return in France, and he has since gone to run well in a good Chester Vase and in the French Derby last time where he was only beaten five lengths. His pedigree suggests this 1m6f trip is a concern but I think it is well worth a try given the way he shaped last time. But, as I said, it's a wide-open little race, with the older horses holding strong form claims and Giuseppe Garibaldi having run so well when third in the King Edward VII Stakes last week.