Star Japanese mare Deirdre is set to be retired after running in Friday’s Bahrain International Trophy under new jockey Hollie Doyle.
An international field also featuring Sovereign, Lord Glitters, Desert Encounter and Dream Castle are heading to Bahrain for the £500,000 event.
Godolphin’s Barney Roy is one of eight individual G1 winners from eight nations entered for the Bahrain International Trophy.
In his blog for the Qipco British Champions Series and Sporting Life, the champion jockey looks ahead to Investec Derby weekend.
Deirdre is the sole Japanese horse among 80 initial entries headed by Enable for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.
Globetrotting mare Deirdre will add Japanese spice to the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown when she takes on Enable and Ghaiyyath.
Deirdre is ready to embark on the latest leg of her world tour with Royal Ascot’s Prince of Wales’s Stakes among her options.
Hugely popular Japanese globetrotter Deirdre will not be going on to Dubai after running in $1m event on the Saudi Cup undercard.