Mondialiste and Tepin in action
David O'Meara's Mondialiste will line up at Keeneland on Saturday in search of more big-race success in North America.
Tepin will be in action at Keeneland
The six-year-old has claimed Grade One victories in the Woodbine Mile and the Arlington Million and will be looking to add to those in the Shadwell Mile.
He went on to finish second to Tepin in the Breeders' Cup Turf last season and the Queen Anne Stakes winner has her prep for Santa Anita in the First Lady Stakes on the same card, a race she won last year by seven lengths.
Trainer Mark Casse told drf.com: "We're really happy with her. Her last race she was pretty tired after it. But she rebounded quickly. Norman took her back to Saratoga, where it was nice and cool, and we feel like she's back to herself. She hasn't missed a beat.
Tepin will have regular rider Julien Leparoux back aboard in the 10 strong field which includes top American rivals Celestine and Onus along with Jeremy Noseda's Nemoralia and Now Or Never.
Nemoralia has had no problems in the journey across the Atlantic according to her trainer, who told his website: "Nemoralia has travelled well, appears in very good order and trained great leading into the race.
"My major concern is that I've found no reason at all to explain her poor performance at Doncaster last time. Nothing at all came to light.
"But if she back in top form, I would be very hopeful she would make the frame. Joe Bravo takes the ride."
O'Callaghan is also happy with the condition of his filly, telling keeneland.com: "She loves the weather here and is really thriving.
"She may stay here for next week's Queen Elizabeth. We will see how it goes this Saturday."
Now Or Never, who arrived at Keeneland on Sunday, will be ridden by Luis Saez in the First Lady.
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