Derby Runner-Up Hoo Ya Mal Supplemented To King Edward VII S.


Andrew Balding (centre) has supplemented Hoo Ya Mal for the G2 King Edward VII S. | Tattersalls

Ahmad Al Shaikh's Hoo Ya Mal (GB) (Territories {Ire}) has been supplemented for £15,000 to the G2 King Edward VII S. at Royal Ascot next Friday. Trained by Andrew Balding , the colt was second last out in the G1 Cazoo Derby In Memory Of Lester Piggott on June 4. Off the mark at second asking at York in August, he was second in Doncaster's Listed Flying Scotsman S. a month later and was shelved. He resumed from winter quarters with a third in the G3 Craven S. behind subsequent G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas runner-up Native Trail (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) on Apr. 13 and was second again, this time in the Listed Newmarket S., on Apr. 29.

Also supplemented to the 12-furlong King Edward field is the stakes-placed Kevin Ryan trainee Dark Moon Rising (Ire) (Night Of Thunder {Ire}), who bears the colours of Mrs. Angie Bailey. At this stage, there are four Aidan O'Brien trainees signed on, including Derby fifth Changingoftheguard (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), while William Haggas has left in the listed-placed Lysander (GB) (New Approach {Ire}). Roger Varian saddles the undefeated Eldar Eldarov (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) and the winning Subastar (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}).

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