One of the big events of the afternoon from Sandown on Friday is the Group Three Gordon Richards Stakes over 1m2f and Adayar is weighted to get back to winning ways.
A superstar as a three year old when landing the Epsom Derby, Grade One King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and he placed fourth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
Having picked up an injury setback last term he was only seem on two occasions, winning a Conditions Stakes at Doncaster in September and then he finished a superb 1/2 length second to Bay Bridge in the Champion Stakes at Ascot.
Having showed versatility at both 1m4f and 1m2f, the latter distance looks to be where he is at the system and with the ground at Sandown playing to his strengths he looks the obvious selection.
Also he receives 5lb from challenger in the market Anmaat who is actually rated 3lb inferior of him.