Trueshan heads the weights for the William Hill Northumberland Plate at Newcastle on Saturday.
The torrential downpours that hit Royal Ascot on Friday got here 24 hours too late for the Alan King-trained stayer and his Gold Cup bid, with the British Champions Day winner withdrawn from his conflict with Stradivarius and firm as a result of unsuitably fast floor.
King’s cost boasts a score of 118, which suggests he should shoulder 10st 4lb if he strains up at Gosforth Park, though 5lb claimer Rhys Clutterbuck has been provisionally booked to trip.
The Barbury Citadel handler additionally has final 12 months’s fifth Rainbow Dreamer in competition on 9st 10lb.
Mildenberger is subsequent within the weights and is one in all eight nonetheless in competition for Mark Johnston, with a complete of 61 horses standing their floor.
Mildenberger has not run since contesting the richly-endowed Purple Sea Turf Handicap in Saudi Arabia again in February, whereas the likes of Themaxwecan, Hochfeld and Rochester Home all ran at Ascot final week.
Sir Mark Prescott’s Longsider is among the many main ante-post fancies, though he wants a lot of runners to come back out to make the sector, together with William Haggas’ Dancing King, who ran within the Queen’s Vase final week, and Doubtful Affair from Charlie Fellowes’ yard, with that one having been touched off by only a head within the Copper Horse Stakes on the Royal assembly.
Fellowes has three others nonetheless within the two-mile characteristic, with Ascot Stakes winner Reshoun heading eight for Ian Williams. These horses eradicated will probably be given the prospect to run within the comfort Vase over the identical course and distance.
Current Salisbury winner Opera Reward, the Roger Varian-trained pair of Zeeband and Australis are additionally outstanding within the betting.