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Arc winner will bide her time and wait until June; LOOKING AHEAD TO 2012 WITH LAST YEAR'S STARS.

Harbour Watch champion British-based 2yo (117) Trainer Richard Hannon "They have all got to go from two to three but we are very happy with Harbour Watch now because his x-rays were perfect so we are going on with him quietly. If he comes through and everything goes well he will probably go for the Greenham. We are not rushing into anything. If the ground was desperately bad we wouldn't. He is a very high-class horse and we are very happy that he's done particularly well. He looks a picture and is now sound as a bell of brass. The vet is very happy with him so everything is fine. We are going on steady."

Best Terms 1lb behind Europe's champion 2yo fillies (115) Trainer Richard Hannon "She hasn't grown a lot but she wasn't very big as a two-year-old, although she was very good. It depends on how far she will stay. She is going to struggle a little this year because she is picking up penalties but her race would be the Fred Darling."

Elusive Kate joint-champion 2yo filly (116) Trainer John Gosden "It's great to have a joint top-rated filly in the yard following Rainbow View a few years ago. Elusive Kate was made champion two-year-old filly of France after her win in the Marcel Boussac and they are judging their figures on the second, Fire Lily, who also was runner-up in the Moyglare Stud Stakes. She could run in any of the British, French or Irish 1,000 Guineas and the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot. I see her as a miler as she is a powerful filly and will probably go no further than that. We may look to start her off in the Fred Darling Stakes at Newbury in April."

Danedream world's top-rated filly (128) Trainer Peter Schiergen "She has been doing very well on her winter break. She is developing a little bit. As for plans for 2012 she will start later in the season. Last year she started early but this time she will be out in June and the Arc and the Japan Cup will be her top priorities. We haven't decided yet where she will start. She will probably be kept to races over a mile and a half."

Parish Hall 2lb behind joint-champion 2yos Camelot and Dabirsim (117) Trainer Jim Bolger "Immediately after Parish Hall won the Dewhurst I spoke about him as more of a Derby horse for Epsom and the Curragh rather than as a 2,000 Guineas type. That was before I had a good chat with Kevin Manning who told me that the colt has plenty of pace for a mile. So we decided that he would be trained for the Guineas and that is the plan."

Masked Marvel champion British-based stayer (121) John Gosden "He broke the track record at Doncaster in the St Leger but was out of sorts on his last run in the Arc. He's a progressive horse who is wintering well and we may try to start him off in the Group 2 Jockey Club Stakes at Newmarket in May. We'll then look at Group 1 races like the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot."


Arc heroine Danedream will be kept to races over a mile and a half as she builds up to Paris in October
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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Jan 11, 2012
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