Commonwealth Cup probably purpose for Good Energy after Guineas run

A return journey to Royal Ascot can be thought-about for Good Energy after he seemingly didn’t see out the mile within the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday.

A twin Group One winner over six furlongs final season, and victorious within the Norfolk Stakes on the Royal assembly, Richard Fahey’s cost efficiently stepped as much as seven in final month’s Greenham Stakes to earn himself a tilt at Traditional glory.

However after travelling strongly for a lot of the way in which below Christophe Soumillon, the Ardad colt’s effort flattened out inside the ultimate furlong and he handed the put up in seventh place.

When requested if he felt his cost merely didn’t keep on the Rowley Mile, Fahey stated: “It appeared that approach, so we’ll regroup.

“He travelled properly via the race, however simply after they picked up he did not go together with them.

“We needed to have a go actually. It is a kind of the place you remorse it after they run that approach, however we will not change it and there is nonetheless lots to look ahead to hopefully.

“He is come out of the race grand, no points.”

A return to dash distances now seems to be to be on the agenda for Good Energy, with the Commonwealth Cup the apparent goal.

“We have to have a look at that. He is exhibiting loads of velocity, so we’ll see,” Fahey added.

“If he goes for that he’ll go straight to Royal Ascot.

“There’s loads of races for us, races just like the Prix Maurice de Gheest. As we get additional on into the yr there’s loads of Group Ones available.”

On the identical afternoon stablemate Umm Kulthum made a profitable return from 11 months off the observe within the Listed Kilvington Stakes.

The daughter Kodiac is entered within the 1895 Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes at York subsequent week, however may look ahead to a crack on the Platinum Jubilee Stakes on the Royal assembly.

Fahey stated: “I used to be delighted along with her. She’s the type of filly that would favor it in the event that they went flat out in entrance as she’s at all times coming house, which is at all times an enormous bonus.

“She finishes her races properly and appears to go on any floor, so we’ll see how she is.

“The Duke of York would possibly simply come a bit fast, however I would positively be interested by Ascot if circumstances turned up on the simple facet.

“The Jubilee could be a race she may run properly in.”

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