Mecca’s Angel faces sweet sixteen

Mecca's Angel will start from stall seven as she attempts to add a third Group One win to her record in Sunday's Prix de l'Abbaye at Chantilly.

Mecca's Angel: Faces 16 in the Abbaye

Michael Dods' dual Nunthorpe winner is a short price to to see off 16 rivals, which includes plenty of fellow British sprinters.

Ron Harris' Just Glamorous is near the rail in stall two with the David Griffiths-trained Take Cover on the other side in stall 13.

Ardad is the only two-year-old and John Gosden's Royal Ascot winner is in stall five.

Profitable, Line Of Reason, Marsha, Harry Hurricane, Goldream, Cotai Glory and Duke Of Firenze all make the journey over.

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Aidan O'Brien runs Washington DC with Maarek completing the Irish challenge.

Gosden's So Mi Dar faces just six in the Prix de l'Opera in her first attempt at Group One level.

They include James Fanshawe's Speedy Boarding and Jim Bolger's Pleascach with Jemayel heading the home team.

Dabyah represents Gosden in the Prix Marcel Boussac with Mark Johnston's Baileys Showgirl and Charlie Appleby's Wuheida also taking their chances.

O'Brien runs Promise To Be True against Jean-Claude Rouget's Toulifaut in the 11-runner race.

The Ballydoyle handler also runs two of the seven in the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere. Ryan Moore rides Whitecliffsofdover with Seamie Heffernan on Utah. Sylvester Kirk's Salouen also lines up in the mile heat.

Limato will face 11 rivals in the Prix de la Foret when he attempts to go one place better than last year for Henry Candy.

David O'Meara's Suedois, Richard Fahey's Birchwood, the Ed Dunlop-trained Same Jurisdiction and Richard Hannon's Coulsty are other contenders.

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