finished third in this race last year and despite having to shoulder a 7lb penalty he comes into the race on the back of two wins in Germany.
With Alessandro Volta all at sea on the track and the going, Campanologist
had every chance but no answers when the O'Brien horse finally got balanced and lost second close home to King Of Rome.
SAEED BIN SUROOR yesterday declared himself to be "very pleased" with Campanologist
as the trainer attempts to win Sunday's Group 1 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase for the second successive year, writes Paul Eacott.
Since then Godolphin have successful campaigned some of their best horses in the country's top races including Marienbard, Mamool, Cherry Mix and Campanologist
Ladbrokes betting: 3-1 Redwood, 5-1 Crystal Capella, 6-1 Campanologist
, City Leader, Laaheb, 7-1 Afsare, 14-1 bar.
Godolphin are triple-handed with Campanologist
, Cavalryman and Monterosso while Scalo, from the Andreas Wohler stable, is a possible from Germany.
Godolphin challenger Campanologist
also comes here on the up following a victory in a Group 3 at Windsor last month.
Bronze Cannon and Campanologist
got the run on us but I wouldn't be bothered about taking those guys on again.
So it is for that reason Frankie Dettori is heading to Haydock, where the pick of his three rides on a competitive card is Campanologist
in a high-class renewal of the Group Three Rose of Lancaster Stakes.
can gain handsome compensation for a narrow defeat at Royal Ascot by going one better in the Princess of Wales' Stakes at Newmarket.
Sir Michael Stoute's three-year-old gave Campanologist
a real run for his money in the King Edward VII at the Royal meeting and was considered a slightly unlucky loser in some quarters.
Saeed bin Suroor's team have this year entered Campanologist
, a Royal Ascot winner, and Champion Stakes hero Literato - although the latter would need rain to take his chance.