Timeform pick the three greatest bets at Meydan on Thursday…
“It’s not hard to see him making up into a Godolphin Mile contender…”
Timeform on Golden Goal
Golden Goal could be very a lot making up for misplaced time and is tough to oppose after slamming a helpful area, together with Desert Doctor, over 7f right here final month. It’s not exhausting to see him making up right into a Godolphin Mile contender on World Cup evening itself. Hypothetical could be a giant hazard again down in school if his newest Group 3 second would not flatter him, whereas Bright Start might have extra to supply on the dust.
Desert Peace shortly made up right into a helpful type, making it 2 wins from 3 begins when touchdown a Kempton handicap (1m) in June. Subsequently gelded, he is bred to excel on dust and may proceed on his upward curve now. New Trails largely struggled final season however has gone nicely contemporary up to now and is feared, alongside the hat-trick looking for Twelfthofneverland.
Charlie Appleby has landed the final two runnings of this Group 2 and appears to carry a really sturdy hand once more with course winner D’bai getting the nod of his trio on the again of his promising second right here final month. Provided he will get a sound tempo to run at, he ought to show exhausting to beat. Epic Hero goes nicely contemporary so should not be underestimated on his return, whereas Art Du Val is one other Appleby runner to remember too.