Dubai Warrior has seven rivals in his way as he bids to win the Betway Quebec Stakes for the second year running at Lingfield.
The John Gosden-trained four-year-old had the ideal warm-up for another crack at Saturday’s Listed contest with a comfortable success over the course and distance last month.
That was his first race on the Polytrack since he landed the Winter Derby at the Surrey venue in February – although he did also finish fifth on turf at Sandown in July.
Johnny Drama is having a tremendous end to the year, having won his last four starts on the all-weather.
He is one of two runners from Andrew Balding’s stable, along with Bangkok – who travelled over to the Bahrain International Trophy for his latest start when unplaced behind Simsir.
A fascinating contender is Sir Michael Stoute’s Sangarius, who has had just the one race this summer since winning the Group Three Hampton Court Stakes at Ascot in June 2019.
Almodovar, Palavecino, King’s Command and Wait For The Lord complete the list of eight horses declared.