Eagle in Leopardstown bow

Free Eagle is set to make his seasonal bow in next month's Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown.

Dermot Weld has pencilled in the 10-furlong Group Three on May 11 for his Classic contender, who signed off his 2013 campaign when chasing home Investec Derby favourite Australia at Leopardstown last September.

Weld told At The Races said: "He's very well. We're in no rush with him, but if everything went well, we'll come back to Leopardstown in five weeks' time for the Derrinstown Derby Trial.

"If everything went right, that will tell us where we should go.

"There's a lot of stamina coming through in that family."