Wesley Ward says Campanelle is likely to train up to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf after her G1 win at Deauville.
Golden Pal recorded the best Beyer by a two-year-old in the USA this year with a blistering win at Saratoga.
Wesley Ward has pulled the plug on Golden Pal’s Nunthorpe Stakes bid and the flying US two-year-old will run instead at Saratoga on Friday.
Steve Cauthen and Wesley Ward teamed up for victory with Palace Avenger in a race at Saratoga on Thursday.
“He’s a serious, serious colt. I would love to see him go for the Nunthorpe because I know he’d win it.”
US trainer Wesley Ward reckons chances of Golden Pal and Flying Aletha may be compromised by soft ground at Royal Ascot on Friday.
Champion jockey Oisin Murphy has been booked to ride Breeders’ Cup winner Sharing in next week’s Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Campanelle and Royal Approval, one-two for Wesley Ward on turf at Guflstream Park on Sunday, may both be heading for Royal Ascot.