Order Of St George has four rivals as he attempts to win the Saval Beg Levmoss Stakes for the third year running at Leopardstown on Friday evening.
The son of Galileo has enjoyed smooth victories in this Listed contest in 2016-17 and trainer Aidan O’Brien is again using it as a stepping stone towards the Ascot Gold Cup, in which he won two years ago and was just touched off by Big Orange last season.
Fresh from winning on his seasonal reappearance last month, Order Of St George will be at prohibitive odds to complete the hat-trick before he heads to Royal Ascot in his bid to regain the stayers’ crown.
Jim Bolger’s Twilight Payment, runner-up to Order St George in this race 12 months, heads the opposition.
The Willie Mullins-trained Renneti, the Joseph O’Brien Detailed and Remarkable Lady from Harry Rogers’ stable make up the quintet.