Trainer Willie Mullins claims Buildmeupbuttercup looks in great shape as she builds towards the Emirates Cesarewitch on Saturday.
Experienced jockey Frankie Dettori has been booked for the ante-post favourite Buildmeupbuttercup, who is looking in good shape going into the weekend's meeting at Newmarket.
Buildmeupbuttercup might have finished in second place in her last outing at Leopardstown last month but Mullins feels his charge will be a real force to be reckoned with come Saturday.
"Her last run has worked out fantastically, you couldn't have asked for it to work out better," said Mullins.
"She was giving the winner a stone and the winner has come out and won a Group race - that's very good form, I think."
Mullins has a couple more irons in the fire for the Cesarewitch, with Stratum and Great White Shark also set to feature.
"The thing with Stratum is he likes really good ground, so when he runs over hurdles it can be a bit soft for him," Mullins said. "He stays really well, he's got no problem on that front, I'm just not sure if the ground will be as quick as he'd prefer."
The handler added: "Great White Shark had a tremendous run at Galway, winning the big Connacht Hotel race, and then I ran her back again quickly over hurdles and she ran well again.
"She disappointed for some reason next time over hurdles, but I think that was my fault, so I'll give her the benefit of the doubt."
Article Posted on Friday 11th October 2019 @ 13.36
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