Caviar on course for Jubilee
Hot favourite stands her ground in Saturday sprint
Last Updated: June 18, 2012 1:38pm
Black Caviar could face a maximum of 20 rivals in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot on Saturday.
The Australian wonder mare has not scared off all of the opposition so far as she seeks to stretch her 100% record to 22 races in the six-furlong Group One.
Peter Moody's stable star could be accompanied by compatriot Ortensia, who is set to run first in the King's Stand Stakes on Tuesday along with Roger Charlton's Bated Breath and French raider Wizz Kid.
The James Fanshawe-trained Society Rock will try to repeat his win in this race 12 months ago while Freddie Head's Moonlight Cloud is another leading fancy.
Among the other overseas possibles are the Bahrain-trained Krypton Factor and Restiadargent from France.
Aidan O'Brien has left in Crusade, Jersey Stakes entry Reply and After.
Other hopefuls include Genki, Hitchens, Pastoral Player, The Cheka and Bogart.