Altoft and Bondi Beach headline Ebor

Ballydoyle duo Aloft and Bondi Beach feature in a strong Aidan O’Brien entry for the Betfred Ebor at York on August 20.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 8th July 2015, 2:59 pm
Betfred Ebor Day during Day Four of the 2014 Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse, York. (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)
Betfred Ebor Day during Day Four of the 2014 Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse, York. (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

O’Brien’s three-year-olds currently share 12-1 favouritism with compatriot Quick Jack, trained by Tony Martin, and the Roger Charlton-trained Quest For More.

Dermot Weld, Ger Lyons, Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins also have entries in a 115-horse list for Europe’s richest Flat handicap.

Pallasator, fourth as the 9-2 favourite in the race last season, might try again for Sir Mark Prescott, while others of note include Arab Dawn (Hughie Morrison) and Ajman Bridge (Luca Cumani).

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York’s Group Two Pinsent Masons Lowther Stakes on August 20 has lured 45 fillies, including runaway Royal Ascot scorer Acapulco, who is also engaged in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes a day later.

Easton Angel, runner-up to Wesley Ward’s American ace in the Queen Mary, could renew rivalry for the Michael Dods operation.