Tim Easterby has twice won this race as a trainer, albeit in the 1998 and 2001 renewals of the affair.
He is represented at the head of the market by Art Power who performed well in some top sprint affairs last season as a three year old, including a Group 3 win in Naas, Ireland (6f).
He subsequently scored a fourth placed finish in the Group 1 Betfair Sprint Cup before another fourth placed finish, going down by just a length, in the Group 1 Champion Sprint stakes at Ascot on soft ground.
Art Power now returns for his four year-old season on the back of a 207 day break and may do better yet after progressing over the winter.
He’ll also appreciate any cut in the ground and holds strong claims here.