11 Jun, 2021 19:45 am

Queen's Royal Ascot runner King’s Lynn up for shock race switch to meet star Battaash

King’s Lynn has been backed by punters for the Wokingham and heads the betting. However, trainer Andrew Balding is tempted by the Group 1 King's Stand Stakes

King's Lynn, 10-1 with Paddy Power for the handicap option, could become a new opponent for Battaash in Tuesday's King's Stand Stakes."However, the King’s Stand has come to prominence as there are obviously question marks about Battaash and beyond him, it looks a fairly open race."It therefore makes it appealing to go for the King’s Stand despite a fair leap from a Listed race to a Group 1."If I had to bet on it, I think the King’s Stand is the more likely scenario at the moment.

Mirror p The Queen's horse King’s Lynn is in line for a shock Royal Ascot race switch, trainer Andrew Balding has revealed.If King's Lynn does tackle the Group 1, it would be a blow to his Wokingham backers – but Ladbrokes said he is the one horse they fear winning throughout the week.

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