Top Offer heads Greenham field
Top Offer puts his Classic credentials on the line in what promises to be an informative renewal of the Aon Greenham Stakes at Newbury.
The brilliant Frankel landed the Group Three prize 12 months ago before his breathtaking performance in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket and connections of Top Offer will be hoping he can follow in his hoofprints.
Roger Charlton's Dansili colt was hugely impressive in a maiden over Saturday's course and distance last August and although he has not been seen since, he is as short as 5-1 to claim Guineas glory on May 5.
He is not the only horse in Saturday's line-up with such aspirations, as the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Tales Of Grimm is also a course-and-distance winner and also engaged in the season's opening Classic.
Richard Hannon's Bronterre is the highest-rated horse in the field having won twice and finished fourth in the Dewhurst Stakes as a juvenile.
Boomerang Bob showed good form in Pattern company over five furlongs last summer and his trainer John Hills steps him up in distance to seven furlongs to find out about his stamina limitations.
Alan McCabe's dual Group Two winner Caspar Netscher, Rebellious Guest and Spiritual Star complete the seven-runner line-up.