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As his title hopes slip away, top jockey turns his attentions to more G1 glory in the major autumn races – starting at Haydock on Saturday.
The three-year-old filly returns to the scene of her Prix Morny victory last year, having been awarded the Commonwealth Cup in the stewards room.
Holders of slots in the A$15 million (£8m) Sydney sprint have sounded out David Ward about the challenge, which is being given careful consideration.
The four-year-old colt was favourite for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes only to be scratched after heavy rain at Ascot turned the ground soft.
Tom Marquand was first choice for the up and coming Ed Walker-trained sprinter but Murphy will have the mount as Marquand is required to ride Nahaarr.