Australia’s sole Royal Ascot representative, Holler, pleased in his final lead-up gallop at Newmarket on Tuesday.
The John O’Shea-trained three-year-old colt went six furlongs on the straight Limekilns grass under regular rider James McDonald.
Since arriving in Britain on June 2, Holler has resided at Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket, where Godolphin’s Charlie Appleby trains.
Holler is scheduled to contest the Group I Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6f) on Saturday.
“He has had a nice preparation since arriving in Newmarket and appears to have met the challenges of the undulating ground and the straight run having worked three times over the last couple of weeks,” O’Shea told the Godolphin website.
“We are happy enough at this stage with his preparation and we are looking forward to Saturday’s race.”
Holler’s last two starts in Australia returned a win in the Group I Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick and a second in the Group I William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.
The Ascot track is currently graded as soft with rainfall predicted for the remainder of the week.
The worst ground Holler has been exposed to in Australia is a soft (6), which resulted in a third place finish over 1100 metres at Randwick.
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