Southern France Was supplemented for the Comer Group International Irish St. Leger at the Curragh.
After being sold with Coolmore to relations with the aim of opting for the Melbourne Cup, the four-year-old is set to have his last race on Sunday in the maintenance of Aidan O’Brien.
Third in previous year’s St Leger at Doncaster, Southern France won the Irish St. Leger Trial in the Curragh last month.
O’Brien also includes the previous two winners of Britain Classic, Capri and Kew Gardens, also Cypress Creek and Western Australia among a list of 18 horses staying at the verification stage as he seeks to win this race for a sixth time.
Joseph O’Brien has four possibles – 2018 Derby hero Latrobe, Master Of Twilight Payment, Reality and Buckhurst.
Ispolini and last year’s Melbourne Cup victor Cross Counter represent Newmarket coach Charlie Appleby – while Wells Farhh Go along with Sylvester Kirk’s Salouen, from the stable of Tim Easterby, are UK hopefuls.
Appleby’s unbeaten youngster Pinatubo heads 15 standing their ground.
Shamardal’s boy has his first crack at Group 1 level, following his victory in the Group 2 Vintage Stakes at Goodwood.
Aidan O’Brien has significantly fewer than 10 possibles – including Coventry Stakes scorer Arizona and Armory, effective in a month’s Group Two Futurity Stakes over distance and this course.
Jessica Harrington includes a strong hand in the Moyglare Stud Stakes, with three winners to choose from.
The Moone handler has nominated Airlie Stud Stakes scorer Albigna since her representative, but also has the option with Cayenne Pepper along with Debutante Stakes victor Alpine Star – that shot her unbeaten record in the Flame Of Tara Stakes into three.
Both British-trained possibles are Roger Varian’s Daahyeh, winner and Beneath The Stars out of James Tate’s yard.
Edward Lynam’s progressive sprinter Soffia is one of 13 left at the Group One race to the card, the Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes.
Kyllachy’s daughter has lifted Group two races, Group Three and on her final three starts – and may have her chance.
A powerful entry includes Beverley Bullet winner Judicial, trained by Julie Camacho, Michael Dods’ Mabs Cross and Tate’s Invincible Army – that was fifth in the Haydock Sprint Cup at the weekend.
The Aidan O’Brien-trained pair of Pink Dogwood and Magic Wand and joseph O’Brien’s Iridessa would be the three in the Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh in June, and Might face each other in the Moyglare’Jewels’ Blandford Stakes.
Others among 22 standing their ground for the Group Two over a mile and a quarter will be the only British raider Nausha, in the Varian secure, last month, along with Dermot Weld’s Tarnawa, champion of the Offer Thanks at Cork.
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