British stables provided 10 of the 19 acceptors at yesterday's forfeit stage for a race British yards have won in the last six years with Old Vic and Sanglamore.
A forecast of softish going has encouraged John Dunlop, who will be represented by Feilden Stakes-fourth Indian Light. "I wouldn't be confident of beating Celtic Swing if he is entered but I hope Indian Light will give a good account," Dunlop said.
Richard Hannon relies on Lingfield Derby Trial fifth Commoner, with his other acceptor Stiffelio a probable absentee. Prix Lupin winner Flemensfirth is the more likely runner of John Gosden's pair as Presenting is regarded as a top-of-the-ground specialist. Godolphin Racing are likely to pay 250,000 francs to supplement Dante Stakes winner Classic Cliche.
Prix du Jockey Club acceptors: Madaiyn, Rifapour, Istidaad, Affidavit, Annus Mirabilis, Flemensfirth, In Camera, Stelvio, Winged Love, Salmon Ladder, Walk On Mix, Diamond Mix, Commoner, Stiffelio, Hard Brave, Presenting, Indian Light, Fifty Four, Poliglote.Reuse content