Charlie Appleby goes to Sandown Park on Friday with high hopes of landing a double with two impressive newcomers to his Godolphin yard.
North Slope steps back up in class and trip for the Grade Three Excelsior Stakes over a mile and a quarter on dirt at Aqueduct, USA on Saturday, April 25.
Knoydart drops down to Group Two company for the six-furlong SMEG Victory Stakes at Gold Coast, Australia on Saturday, April 25.
Answered (Jim Bolger/Kevin Manning) makes his seasonal return in the Listed Martin Molony Stakes over an extended 12 furlongs at Limerick, Ireland on Saturday, April 25.
African Story and Prince Bishop, winners of the last two Dubai World Cups, have both been retired and are to spend their future days actively occupied in a Godolphin yard, albeit at a low-key level.