It has to be remembered Ruler Of The World
also failed to reach the track as a twoyear-old, though, and assuming Sir Dragonet is supplemented he could make ante-post quotes of 11-2 look silly if there is any cut underfoot next month.
"Today was a huge step up in class, but she was always going to get the trip well as she is by Ruler Of The World
Ruler Of The World
is having his second crack at this race having finished seventh to Treve in 2013 and he has a low draw to aid his cause.
Qatar's hopes of retaining the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe title, rests on the trio of Al Shaqab Racing's Treve, Ruler Of The World
Two of O'Brien's previous Derby heroes - High Chaparral in 2002 and Ruler Of The World
last year - were not considered the stable first string going in the Epsom showpiece.
As well as Derby winner Ruler Of The World
, O'Brien could run Breeders' Cup winner Magician, St Leger winner Leading Light, Kingsbarns and Irish Oaks winner Chicquita.
All the pre-race chatter had surrounded Ruler Of The World
, Aiden O'Brien's four-year-old colt.
headery in herey He will be riding in the colours of new part-owners Al Shaqab Racing, who recently bought into the Investec Derby winner Ruler Of The World
, and was pleased with how he felt after a light leg-stretch on the Tapeta course on Friday.
Cirrus Des Aigles ran an amazing race for a seven-year-old and Ruler Of The World
bounced right back to his best after disappointing in the Arc two weeks ago.
DAWN APPROACH looks certain to revert to shorter distances after the pressure got the better of the 5-4 favourite and he finished last to Ruler Of The World
in the Investec Derby.
RULER Of The World
capitalised on the failure of hot favourite Dawn Approach to settle as the unbeaten colt provided Aidan O'Brien with his fourth Investec Derby.
O'Brien said: "I suppose the two we thought had the best chances were Battle Of Marengo and Ruler Of The World