Supplicant supplemented for Middle Park
Richard Fahey has supplemented Supplicant for the Vision.ae Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday.
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The Cheveley Park Stud-owned juvenile has won his last three starts over six furlongs including the Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury last time.
That form got a major boost at the weekend when Hot Streak, also entered in the Newmarket race, was a facile winner of the Cornwallis at Ascot.
"If there was a drop of rain it would be in his favour, but as things stand he'll be running," Fahey told sportinglife.com.
"He's got winning form on fast ground and the step up to six furlongs seems to have really helped him."
Green Door, winner of the Group Two Flying Childers Stakes at Doncaster last month, has also been added to the field by trainer Olly Stevens along with Brown Sugar.
Richard Hannon's charge booked his ticket with victory in the Group Three Sirenia Stakes at Kempton. The Everleigh handler also has Shamshon, who suffered his first defeat in three starts when fifth to Supplicant at Newbury.
Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien is strongly represented with Craftsman, Giovanni Boldini, Great White Eagle, Michaelmas, War Command, Wilshire Boulevard and Stubbs. The latter is the only one of the seven not also engaged in the Dubai Dewhurst Stakes on the same card.
There is an eighth Irish-trained entry in the shape of Sudirman from David Wachman's stable. The Phoenix Stakes winner is also in the Dewhurst.
As well as Hot Streak, the list of confirmations also includes the Kevin Ryan-trained stablemate Astaire, winner of the Gimcrack Stakes at York and the Yorkshire based handler is looking forward to seeing him in action.
"Astaire has been great since the Gimcrack, he has come out of the race very well. All his work has been done, he is very fresh and well and is still looking very well."
"I don't think he has any preference as far as the ground is concerned. You wouldn't have thought that he would have gone through the soft ground at York but he did. And I don't believe that there is any such thing as fast ground at this time of year."
Astaire has often led in his races but Ryan is convinced that he would be effective with different tactics. "He never leads in his work at home but I will leave the tactics to Neil Callan, he knows the horse very well," he said.