Talking Horses: Underestimated Alenquer can clinch Coral-Eclipse

By: Greg Wood Saturday 2 July 2022

Five of the six runners in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown have at least one Group One win but Alenquer can rise to the top

Five of the six runners in a fascinating renewal of the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown Park on Saturday have at least one Group One win in the form book already, and it is a big boost for the first all-aged Group One of the season that Vadeni, the French Derby winner, was supplemented to the field earlier this week.

Christophe Soumillon kicked off the celebrations some way out at Chantilly and a mixture of proven form at the trip and his scope for improvement means Vadeni looks a better bet than Native Trail, the Irish 2,000 Guineas winner and the other three-year-old in the race.

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