Emily Upjohn will not run in Saturday’s Juddmonte Irish Oaks at the Curragh as a result of travel difficulties.
The John and Thady Gosden-trained filly, that had been the ante-post favorite in the absence of her Epsom conqueror Tuesday, will certainly now be focused on King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot next weekend rather.
Emily Upjohn was watched by lots of as an unlucky loser at Epsom, beaten in a photo finish by Aidan O’Brien’s Tuesday after she stumbled coming out of the stalls as well as discovered herself removed in the last area in the beginning.
There will be no Timeless compensation in Ireland though, with Thady Gosden validating the filly will not run.
He claimed: “It is extremely aggravating. We thought all her bad luck had been used up at Epsom. The plane, which was going to be taking her to Ireland, they likewise utilize for Royal Mail.
” It was flying out of Edinburgh to choose her up as well as there was a bird strike. The plane that was suggested to be taking her there now can not get her in time as well as they can’t discover another aircraft.
” Sadly, we are entirely snookered.
“King George is now undoubtedly the option. Aggravating, specifically when you educate her for such a race.”
Paddy Power now makes Emily Upjohn their 5-2 2nd much-loved for King George behind Irish Derby winner Westover at 6-4, with Epsom Derby hero Desert Crown having been ruled out on Thursday.