Japan

Owner: Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor, Masaaki Matsushima

6 previous King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes winners – Montjeu (2000), Galileo (2001), Hurricane Run (2006), Dylan Thomas (2007), Duke Of Marmalade (2008), Highland Reel (2016)

 

Trainer: Aidan O’Brien IRE

28 previous King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes runners

4 winners – Galileo (2001), Dylan Thomas (2007), Duke Of Marmalade (2008), Highland Reel (2016)

 

Jockey: Ryan Moore

12 previous King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes rides

2 winners – Conduit (2009), Highland Reel (2016)

 

*Has yet to finish ahead of Enable on the two occasions they have met, in last year’s G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and three weeks ago in the G1 Coral-Eclipse at Sandown Park.

*Successful over the course and distance in last year’s G2 King Edward VII Stakes. Ela Mana Mou won the Royal Ascot contest in 1979 before landing the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes in 1980.