Buick eyes transatlantic double

William Buick is to ride in both the in the and the Prix Jacques le Marois in France this weekend.

It could be a big international weekend for William Buick

The jockey completed that rare double six years ago and will attempt to repeat the feat aboard Tryster and .

The former has drawn gate 12 in a field of 13 in Chicago but trainer is happy with his five-year-old: "His breeze on Wednesday morning went very well," he said.

"He does have a wide draw but we won't change his running style, and he will come from off the pace.

"He will need some luck in running but I couldn't be happier with his preparation," he added on www..com.

Sky Bet make Tryster their 4/1 joint-favourite alongside David O'Meara's , the winner of the Mile in Canada last year, who is drawn in nine.

Roger Charlton's Decorated Knight is in eight while Aidan O'Brien's will break from 13 with Seamie Heffernan in the saddle.

Last year's winner, The Pizza Man, is boxed in five and is a 9/1 chance with Sky Bet.

Buick also has leading claims in France according to the online bookmaker who make their 9/4 second favourite for the behind 2/1 chance .

Trainer is hopeful of a big run from his three-year-old saying: ""I was very pleased with how took his race at .

"He is looking and feeling well, and his preparation for the race has gone to plan. He is a horse, who seems to go on any surface, and I am looking forward to Sunday."

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