Richard Hannon excited as King Of Change returns

Richard Hannon is eager to see his 2000 Guineas runner-up King Of Change create his return at Sandown.
The Farhh colt was a mostly unconsidered shot for its colts’ Classic of the season around the Rowley Mile, however outran his huge odds to complete a moment that is clear behind the Aidan O’Brien-trained Magna Grecia.
King has not yet been seen in action as but he’s likely to be a hot order to make a successful comeback in this one-mile Listed contest.
“He is in good shape and has experienced a nice break because the Guineas. Hopefully he goes with a good chance,” said the Herridge handler.
“I’m sure he will come on for the run – he has been off the trail a long time, so he’s bound to want it somewhat.
“We are happy with him and it will be helpful to get him going again.”
King is placed to confront five competitions, with the field headed by the South African recruit Last Winter of Sir Michael Stoute.
The six-year-old has been since January of last year, when he was narrowly beaten at Kenilworth in a Grade One off the track.
The Godolphin colors are transported Silver Line and by Charlie Appleby’s Wootton in Saeed bin Suroor’s yard. The latter bolted up a month, prior to finishing fifth at a handicap at York.
“He’s been running nicely, but that seems a challenging race,” his coach confessed.
“He’s in good shape, is working nicely and I’m contented with him. I’m hoping for a fantastic run.
“Sometimes these timely races may be somewhat simpler than the handicaps, but that one could be hard.”
The Celebration Mile runner-up Turgenev of John Gosden and roger Varian Prince Eiji will be another hopefuls.
The potential star attraction on the undercard at the Esher venue is your Palace Pier that is Gosden-trained.
The Kingman colt might hardly have been more impressive with his debut over the course and distance and wants to carry a penalty to victory in the Max Patel Wealth Manager Of Choice Novice Stakes .
Gosden said:”He has been nice and we planned to go to a novice. It is the previous day and as he enjoyed the track there last time, we chose to move.
“I’ve left him in the Dewhurst and that I had been very impressive the other day, (but) you could suddenly see us sneaking over the Channel – unless they lock us out!”

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