, attempting to give Cecil his 24th domestic Classic success after Love Divine won the Oaks for him on Friday, was a disappointing third.
McCain says: "I'm still a massive Beat Hollow
fan - I don't know if that still counts.
was not entered for next Tuesday's Predominate Stakes at Goodwood as the race comes too soon after his setback.
DERBY favourite Beat Hollow
missed his intended reappearance at Sandown yesterday.
The Hardwicke Stakes success of Sea Moon proved a notable achievement for Beat Hollow
, who was bought this year to stand at Ballylinch Stud as a dual-purpose stallion.
On that occasion, Edgar Prado pounced late on Aidan O'Brien's colt to thwart Touch Of The Blues and Beat Hollow
, which are both in the field again here.
I don't know if he can beat Beat Hollow
, but we'll take a shot with two horses (in the Breeders' Cup Mile).
The weekend: Beat Hollow
, with Jerry Bailey taking over from Alex Solis, is the 6-5 favorite over his foil Sarafan and seven others in the Arlington Million on Saturday.
But Eurobet appear to have ignored the King George potential of last year's beaten Derby favourite Beat Hollow
The Henry Cecil-trained Beat Hollow
, an absentee from this Saturday's Coral-Eclipse, has been taken out of the one-and-a-half-mile Group Two contest.
RUNNING plans for Henry Cecil's two Coral-Eclipse Stakes hopefuls Beat Hollow
and Shiva remain undecided after the duo worked at Newmarket yesterday morning.
Setbacks to Henry Cecil's leading Blue Riband hopes Beat Hollow
and Bien Entendu helped me to go for the Arundel colt for after considerable thumbing through the form book I had started to lean towards Beat Hollow