Aidan O'Brien colt Churchill heads Newmarket field

  • There will be field of ten including Churchill to run in prestigious race 
  • Trainer Aidan O’Brien also has Lancaster Bomber in and Spirit Of Valour 
  • Saeed bin Suroor runs Frankel colt Dream Castle owned by Godolphin 

Sportsmail Reporter

Churchill heads a field of 10 for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday.

Aidan O’Brien’s colt was the leading juvenile last season after winning the Dewhurst Stakes in fine style.

O’Brien also runs Lancaster Bomber, second in the Dewhurst and last seen finishing fourth in the UAE Derby, and Spirit Of Valor.

Churchill is one of a ten strong field to be running but comes in as favourite

Churchill is one of a ten strong field to be running but comes in as favourite

Churchill is one of a ten strong field to be running but comes in as favourite

Aidan O'Brien will have high hopes for Churchill in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket

Aidan O'Brien will have high hopes for Churchill in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket

Aidan O’Brien will have high hopes for Churchill in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket

Saeed bin Suroor runs Frankel colt Dream Castle, who was second to Richard Hannon’s Barney Roy in the Greenham.

The two horses are owned by Godolphin and renew rivalry at Newmarket.

Hannon also runs Larchmont Lad in the first Classic of the season, with Bin Suroor double-handed with Top Score.

Galileo Gold (pictured) won last year and was trained by Andre Fabre like unbeaten Al Wukair

Galileo Gold (pictured) won last year and was trained by Andre Fabre like unbeaten Al Wukair

Galileo Gold (pictured) won last year and was trained by Andre Fabre like unbeaten Al Wukair

Martyn Meade’s Craven winner Eminent, another son of Frankel, has also been declared.

As has the unbeaten Al Wukair, trained in France by Andre Fabre’s and owned, like last year’s winner Galileo Gold, by Al Shaqab Racing.

James Tate’s Law And Order completes the field. The O’Brien-trained Peace Envoy and William Haggas’ Group One winner Rivet were not declared.

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