Ger Lyons’ unbeaten Atomic Jones is amongst 13 entries for Leopardstown’s Derby Trial Stakes on Sunday.
Beforehand sponsored by Derrinstown Stud, the Group Three has proved very informative in the direction of Epsom up to now and loved a golden spell on the flip of the century when Sinndar, Galileo and Excessive Chaparral received in successive years earlier than occurring to Derby glory.
Atomic Jones has not been seen since successful the Champions Juvenile Stakes on Irish Champion Weekend, the place he beat Aidan O’Brien’s Stone Age.
The pair may meet once more, as Stone Age is considered one of 4 possibles for O’Brien who may additionally run Bluegrass, Shark Bay and United Nations.
Paddy Twomey’s French Declare seems a serious participant based mostly on his nine-length win at Cork whereas Michael O’Callaghan has entered Nice Max, previously skilled by Michael Bell.
Duke De Sessa, skilled by Dermot Weld, Glory Daze (Andrew Oliver), Good Heavens and Swan Bay (Joseph O’Brien) and Man Et Corde and Mctigue (Jim Bolger) full the sphere.