After Saxon Warrior's fine second the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown, Donnacha O'Brien reflected on the run
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John Gosden and George Strawbridge teamed up to win a division of this last year and Ever Changing ran better than her finishing position suggests when eighth at Kempton last time out, while War Tiger is a son of War Front and needs a market check on debut for Richard Fahey. Meringue is a two-time winner from three starts but has to concede weight all round, so this can go to KING OF CHANGE, who is a half-brother to the classy Century Dream and impressed when second at Nottingham to a more experienced rival on his racecourse bow last month.
KING OF CHANGE shaped like a ready-made future winner when chasing home a rival with experience on debut at Nottingham, and he is taken to go one better here. Meringue has done little wrong in her 3 starts to date and is unlikely to go down without a fight, while Mackaar, Mondain and Ever Changing all remain open to improvement.