Reel deal in Champagne frame

  • Last Updated: August 27 2014, 13:38 BST

Investec Derby favourite Highland Reel features amongst the 45 horses confirmed for the At The Races Champagne Stakes at Doncaster on September 13.

Highland Reel is among the 45 entries
Highland Reel is among the 45 entries

The Aidan O'Brien-trained youngster was second on his debut at Leopardstown and won his maiden by 12 lengths at Gowran before impressing in the Vintage Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

A powerful Ballydoyle team also includes the smart-looking Gleneagles, winner of the Futurity Stakes at the Curragh.

Richard Hannon has five possibles, among them Superlative Stakes scorer Estidhkaar and Vintage second Tupi.

Other notables include Chesham Stakes hero Richard Pankhurst (John Gosden) and Acomb Stakes winner Dutch Connection (Charlie Hills).

Washington Singer scorer Belardo represents Roger Varian, with Superlative second and third, Aktabantay and Cock Of The North, engaged for Hugo Palmer and Scott Dixon respectively.