Richard Hannon’s Rosallion will bid to reinforce his rising popularity within the Betfred Champagne Stakes at Doncaster subsequent month.
Owned by Sheikh Mohammed Obaid, the son of Blue Level has made the proper begin to his profession, beating a subsequent scorer with a level of ease at Newbury on debut earlier than stepping as much as Listed stage with aplomb to land the Pat Eddery Stakes in spectacular type at Ascot.
He was a commanding four-length scorer within the arms of Sean Levey and can now sort out Group Two firm on City Moor on September 16, for a contest the Everleigh handler has gained on three events, most lately with the top-class Chindit in 2020.
A normal 16/1 for subsequent 12 months’s 2000 Guineas, Hannon additionally has half an eye fixed on a run within the Darley Dewhurst Stakes (October 14) later within the 12 months, however is assured he not can be seen at his absolute peak till returning as a three-year-old subsequent time period.
He stated: “He is completely high-quality and he’ll go to the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster after which hopefully on to the Dewhurst, he is in nice type.
“Humorous sufficient it’s the identical route as Chindit took, though the Dewhurst did not work for him. He went to a Donny maiden race, to the Ascot race after which to win the Champagne Stakes. It is extremely much like his route.
“He regarded an excellent horse at Ascot and we all the time thought he was. He’s a really thrilling horse and one that isn’t a two-year-old and one for subsequent 12 months.”