is by the late Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Vindication, a stallion Bolger patronised with success, having also trained his son Free Judgement to finish runner-up to Canford Cliffs in last year's Irish 2,000 Guineas.
A colt of considerable potential, Vocalised
is preferred to Ballydoyle hope GLUTEUS MAXIMUS and David Wachman's three fillies, best of which could be WHAT'S UP PUSSYCAT, far from disgraced behind Maoineach at Leopardsown last Sunday.
Although the ground was described as good yesterday, thundery showers are forecast, and concerns over the going prompted Bolger to go with Vocalised
rather than his stablemate.
The Jim Bolger-trained favourite Vocalised
is drawn six on his first attempt at a mile, while Aidan O'Brien's Westphalia is drawn in three.
Intense Focus had been 7-2 favourite with Blue Square, the only firm betting on the race, with Greenham winner Vocalised
not quoted as it was assumed he would wait for the Irish 2,000 Guineas after Monday's victory at the Curragh.
All of Vocalised
's four wins have been achieved on ground ranging from yielding to yesterday's heavy.
Greenham Stakes at Newbury with Vocalised
. Cuis Ghaire was an early favourite for today's big race last summer after securing Group 3 wins at Naas and Royal Ascot.
Newbur y yesterday Bathwick Tyres Greenham Stakes 1 Vocalised
The Greenham Stakes also failed to produce a serious 2,000 Guineas prospect, as the well-backed Vocalised
held off the late challenge of Cityscape to score by a length.
I would say Vocalised
would be better on better ground, and he'll now probably go to Paris.
So the presence of Maoineach and Vocalised
in their respective events today would be significant on its own.
Dewhurst Stakes winner Intense Focus is among seven entries for the Group 3 race for colts over 1m, and his trainer Jim Bolger has also entered last September's Leopardstown maiden winner Vocalised