Mabs Cross is intended to undertake six furlongs for the first time in well over a couple of years from the Qipco British Champions Sprint on Saturday.
The admirable mare left her first two career starts over the sprint distance from the spring of 2017, but has been retained to five furlongs ever since.
The five-year-old has won seven of her 19 career starts – a tally that includes a Group One success at the 2018 Prix de lAbbaye, a race in which she finished fifth on her appearance.
Mabs Cross will lineup with trainer Michael Dods admitting that the prospect of extremely testing requirements is a concern since she ends up in trip, for what might be her swansong on British Champions Day.
The strategy is still to operate, as far as I am aware, stated the Darlington-based trainer.
We have always wanted to try her over six furlongs, however, that is obviously a stiff six in soft ground. Its the exact same for everyone and theyre doing everything they can just to find the meeting on, although it is not perfect.
She seems well, so I believe well let her take her chance and see how she gets .
The heir apparent to Mabs Cross as the trainers stable star is Dakota Gold, that claimed his fifth victory when landing the Listed Rous Stakes at Ascot out time.
The boy of Equiano is most Very Likely to round off his effort in next month Stakes at Doncaster.
We have maintained him ticking over and the plan is to visit Doncaster for the Proper race, Dods added.
Hes in great form, so hopefully hell go there and that would be his last run of the year.
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