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Verrazano stands Anne ground

Verrazano coluld attempt to make it second-time lucky on European soil in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday.

Aidan O'Brien's American import was third in the Lockinge at Newbury behind Olympic Glory, and his handler has also left in Magician, a Group One winner over a mile and a half at the Breeders' Cup.

Richard Hannon's star miling trio are still engaged in the Queen Anne. Toronado is firmly on target, although Olympic Glory is thought an unlikely runner and Sky Lantern has another option in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes. Hannon could also run Producer.

Freddie Head has supplemented Anodin for a race he won with Goldikova in 2010. Anodin was last seen chasing home Cirrus Des Aigles in the Prix d'Ispahan. Mike de Kock's classy Soft Falling Rain is also still in the mix.

Andrew Balding's globetrotter Side Glance and Lockinge runner-up Tullius hold entries, as does Jane Chapple-Hyam's popular Mull Of Killough. Ansgar and Glory Awaits, second in the 2000 Guineas last year, complete the list of 13.

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