Plenty of informative trials for Classics are taking place in Britain in the next few days, but the week started with arguably the most important awards ceremony in Irish racing, the Irish Stud and Stable Staff Awards, sponsored for the first time by Godolphin.
Arethusa returns to Pattern company in the Group Three Santa Barbara Handicap over a mile and a quarter on turf at Santa Anita, USA, on Saturday, April 18.
Romsdal steps back up in class and trip on his return to turf in the Group Three Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Stakes over a mile and a half at Newbury, UK, on Saturday, April 18.
Belardo makes his seasonal return in the seven-furlong Group Three AON Greenham Stakes at Newbury on Saturday, April 18.
French Navy gained a fourth consecutive victory with an impressive display on his seasonal return in the Group Three Weatherbys General Stud Book Earl Of Sefton Stakes at Newmarket on Thursday, April 16.
European Champion two-year-old Belardo (Roger Varian/James Doyle) makes his seasonal return in the seven-furlong G3 AON Greenham Stakes at Newbury on Saturday, April 18.