Connections of final yr’s Coventry Stakes hero Calyx stay assured that he shall be again in motion earlier than the top of the season.
The son of Kingman made a profitable return within the Pavilion Stakes at Ascot in May, however was dominated out of the Royal assembly after sustaining a pastern harm in the course of the first defeat of his profession in Haydock’s Sandy Lane Stakes.
Plans stay fluid for the John Gosden-trained three-year-old – who nonetheless holds an entry within the Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood – however a comeback later within the yr is predicted.
Teddy Grimthorpe, racing supervisor to proprietor Khalid Abdullah, stated: “There are not any actual new updates on Calyx, however he’s high quality and is with John Gosden.
“He will not be out till the autumn on the earliest.
“We very much hope to have him back on track before the end of the season, though.”
A step up in school shall be on the agenda, in the meantime, for Ralph Beckett’s Britannia Stakes winner Biometric after a choice was made not run him within the Listed Edmondson Corridor Solicitors Sir Henry Cecil Stakes at Newmarket.
Grimthorpe added: “Biometric is okay – he simply wants a bit extra time to recover from Ascot.
“He had fairly a troublesome race at Ascot, and Ralph thought it was higher to offer him extra time.
“He has a number of options, and we will look at Listed and Group Three races for him.”