Stakes were originally contested on turf, before it was promoted to Group 3 status in 2003, and switched to Kempton Park's all-weather surface in 2006.
Along with a crowd of others they cut back the undergrowth and attempted to pull Sirenia
out but the cow seemed to be scared of the rocks.
Weatherstaff is held in high regard by Mark Johnston and the Middleham handler will be hoping the juvenile can continue on his upward curve in the toteswinger Sirenia
Stakes at Kempton.
As an extension of research on seagrass distribution and manatee use patterns, the Sirenia
Project produced benthic (1) habitat maps in the 1990s for near-shore areas in eastern Puerto Rico and Vieques Island.
He has not won since his juvenile days, when he was trained by Michael Jarvis, but his best performance that season was when third to subsequent July Cup hero Pastoral Pursuits in the Group Three Sirenia
Stakes at Kempton.
Like Haydock, Newmarket also starts a two-day card on Friday, with Saturday's fixture featuring two Group races, the September and Sirenia
Stakes, which would usually be held at Kempton, which is currently being fitted with an all-weather surface.
Having won or been placed in eight of his 10 starts, Pastoral Pursuits won the Group Two Park Stakes last year and notched up a hat-trick as a juvenile including the Sirenia
However, his best effort came in his most recent start on the all-weather track at Kempton, where he delivered a powerhouse performance when going down by a short-head to Brown Sugar in the Group 3 Sirenia
He is yet to win on turf in three attempts but is undefeated in three Polytrack starts, all at Kempton, the most recent coming last time in September's Group 3 Sirenia
Stakes, when he scored by an impressive three and a half lengths.
Saeed bin Suroor should also be on target with Signs In The Sand in Kempton''s totepool Sirenia
Stakes, while it could pay to keep the faith with Man Of Iron in the totesport.
Two Group 3s kick-off proceedings at Kempton Park and in the opening Totepool Sirenia
Stakes The Paddyman could get the better of Lowtherwinning filly Hooray.
There were two Group races on the card and the totes winger Sirenia
Stakes saw a thrilling finish where Elnawin just came out on top.
Further a field, Kempton stage some decent action headlined by two Group Threes - the totescoop6 Sirenia
Stakes and the totepool September Stakes.
Nick Littmoden has an exciting juvenile on his hands in the shape of Bodes Galaxy, who holds an excellent chance in the Sirenia
Stakes at Kempton (2.
The son of Fantastic Light was a cosy winner of the Group Three Sirenia
Stakes last time out when displaying bags of speed and he thoroughly deserves a crack at the highest level.