For William Haggas and the Queen, Desert Hero made the perfect start to live racing at the end of June when winning a novice race at Haydock.
Cutting through the soft ground well, he easily powered clear of his rivals to score an easy 2.75 length victory. The second has since came out and boosted the form by winning a novice since. The Sea The Stars Colt couldn’t have won much more easily and with the form working out since he looks the right favourite here.
With him winning on soft ground back in late June, he should have no worries about the current weather.