Godolphin also on the mark at Belmont Park with Yibir in $1m Jockey Club Derby Invitational.
The trio have arrived at Ward’s base in Keeneland, Kentucky for what racing manager David Redvers described as “an interesting project”.
The 1m4f race is the final leg of the NYRA’s Turf Triple series for males, of which the Aidan O’Brien-trained Bolshoi Ballet won the first leg in July.
The nine-year-old has had to wait two years to get the chance to return to Woodbine because of the pandemic.
Record-breaking trainer Steve Asmussen eyes third success in America’s richest race at Del Mar.
Dramatic finish to G1 event on Travers Stakes undercard as Steve Asmussen sprinter opens account at top level – despite runner-up trying to bite him.
Japan narrowly missed for Aidan O’Brien in the Sword Dancer while Essential Quality toughed out a Travers success.
Ryan Moore flying to New York to partner Ballydoyle horse in one of six G1s on Travers Stakes card in upstate New York.