A 10 year old veteran of the game, Desert Encounter has had a wonderful career racing. Having been seen 49 times on course he’ll make his fiftieth appearance here.
With 12 career wins in the books, he’s shown his talent multiple times. Gaining group 1 success in Canada back in 2018 and 2019, he mainly found success in the UK at group 3 level.
The gelding has been running well enough in recent seasons but hasn’t won since his group 1 victory over at Woodbine back in 2019.
Well beaten in a listed race on his only run of this season, he ran well enough in defeat last year but is vulnerable to younger legs again here.