Richard Hannon excited as King Of Change returns

Richard Hannon is eager to see his 2000 Guineas runner-up King make his return out of a four-month lack in the Chasemore Farm Fortune Stakes at Sandown.
The Farhh colt has been a mostly unconsidered shot for the colts’ Classic of the year on the Rowley Mile, but outran his enormous possibility to finish a moment supporting the Aidan O’Brien-trained Magna Grecia.
King has not been seen in action because, with Hannon attempting to keep his powder dry for an autumn campaign, but he’s very likely to be a hot order to produce a successful comeback in this one-mile Listed contest.
“He is in good form and has experienced a great break because the Guineas. He goes with a good opportunity,” explained the Herridge handler.
“I am sure he will come to the run – he’s been off the trail a long time, so he is bound to need it somewhat.
“We’re delighted with him and it’ll be good to get him going again.”
King is placed to face five competitions, together with the area led by the South African recruit Last Winter of Sir Michael Stoute.
The six-year-old has been since January of this past year, when he had been beaten in a Grade One off the track.
The Godolphin colours are taken Silver Line and by Charlie Appleby’s Wootton in Saeed bin Suroor’s lawn. The latter bolted up a month, prior to finishing fifth at a handicap at York.
“He has been running nicely, but this seems a tough race,” his coach admitted.
“He is in good condition, is working nicely and I’m delighted with him. I am hoping for a good run.
“Sometimes these Listed races may be somewhat easier than the handicaps, but that one could be hard.”
The Celebration Mile runner-up Turgenev of John Gosden and roger Varian’s long-absent Prince Eiji would be the other hopefuls.
The potential celebrity attraction on the undercard in the Esher place is your Palace Pier that is Gosden-trained.
The Kingman colt could have been more impressive with his debut on distance and the length and wants to take a penalty Of Choice Novice Stakes to victory in the Max Patel Wealth Manager .
Gosden said:”He has been nice and we planned to go to a newcomer. It is the day and we chose to return as he appreciated last time to the track.
“I have left him in the Dewhurst and that I was very impressive the other day, (however ) you might suddenly see us sneaking over the Channel – unless they lock us out!”

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