Dalkala swerves Oaks
Potential French raider Dalkala was the most notable absentee from the 14 six-day acceptors for the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Friday.
Alain De Royer-Dupre's unbeaten daughter of Giant's Causeway was as short as 12-1 for the mile-and-a-half contest but won't travel over from France.
Aidan O'Brien dominates the entries with ante-post favourite Maybe joined by stablemates Betterbetterbetter, Devotion, Kissed, Twirl and Was.
John Gosden's Musidora Stakes heroine The Fugue and impressive Lingfield Trial winner Vow, trained by William Haggas, head the home defence.
Hughie Morrison could run both Coquet and Shirocco Star and Pretty Polly winner Kailani, Colima, Nayarra and Toptempo complete the field.