As part of the Maktoum family entourage, Al Shaikh was present at Epsom for the triumphs of Nashwan in 1989, Erhaab (1994) and Lammtarra (1995).
World’s richest race on the agenda after repeat success in the Winter Derby Trial for Andrew Balding stable stalwart.
Charlie Fellowes is seeking a new rider for Melbourne Cup stalwart Prince Of Arran after Michael Walker opted for Dashing Willoughby.
Read what the trainers have to say about their chances in the Investec Derby at Epsom.
Tom Marquand, who lost the ride on Derby favourite English King to Frankie Dettori, has been booked to ride Khalifa Sat in the Epsom Classic.
Here’s the stuff you need to know after Kameko landed the 2,000 Guineas, first British Classic of the season – big-race reaction, quotes, plans and tweets.
Pinatubo’s moment of truth arrives on Saturday in the first Classic of the season, the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket, where rivals are headed by Arizona and Kameko.
The connections of leading Classic hope Kameko are “frantic” for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas and Investec Derby to go ahead.