Dalasan ran very well to finish third in last week’s Doncaster Mile but it’s an indication of the quality of the elite seven-horse field that he is the rank outsider at $34.
Verry Elleegant, aiming for her sixth Group One win this season, is a firming $2.40 favourite as arch rival Addeybb has eased out to $3.10.
“I know Dalasan is the outsider of the field but I feel he can hold his own,’’ Macdonald said. “If he runs top three I would be happy.’’
Macdonald pointed out that Dalasan beat Mugatoo (fourth) to the line in the Doncaster Mile last…