Talking Horses: Mishriff likely to cash in on lack of pace in King George

By: Greg Wood Saturday 23 July 2022

Quality field at Ascot lacks an obvious pacemaker but James Doyle is a razor-sharp tactician

Torquator Tasso, last year’s Arc winner, is a 12-1 chance for the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, which is a sign of the quality in this year’s race even with only half a dozen runners going to post.

Westover, the Irish Derby winner, and Emily Upjohn, unlucky when second in the Oaks, provide a strong challenge from the Classic generation, while even the outsiders, Broome and Pyledriver, already have Group One wins to their name.

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