Coral make Canford Cliffs their 6/4 favourite for Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, ahead of old rival Makfi at 13/8, at the five day declaration stage.
Last year’s winner, Rip Van Winkle, is 4/1 with the same firm for the Ascot Group One.
Godolphin’s supplementary entry, Poet’s Voice, is a 14/1 shot.
There were legitimate reasons for Makfi’s Royal Ascot defeat, and his defeat of Goldikova at Deauville last month proved his wellbeing, and with Rip Van Winkle also in the mix, the QEII is set to decide champion miler honours in Europe,”.
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