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Celebrity in Cambridge sextet

French raider High Celebrity is among a field of six declared for the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket on Friday.

Trainer Andre Fabre sends the daughter of Invincible Spirit across the English Channel on the back of a debut victory in a seven-furlong maiden at Chantilly three weeks ago.

I Am Beautiful flies the flag for Ireland as Aidan O'Brien goes for a second success in this Group Two contest after You'resothrilling in 2007.

The Rip Van Winkle filly was beaten on her first two starts before springing a minor surprise in the Group Three Grangecon Stud Stakes at the Curragh recently.

David Elsworth steps Arabian Queen up to six furlongs after the Windsor maiden winner was sixth in the Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot.

The Richard Hannon stable look to Parsley, who ran Calypso Beat to half a length over the course in the distance in the Listed Empress Stakes.

The Richard Fahey-trained Diamond Creek, winner of two of her three starts and Nick Littmoden's Tongue Twista complete the sextet.

Albany Stakes winner Cursory Glance and Queen Mary placed horses Tiggy Wiggy and Newsletter are significant absentees.