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Haydock Sprint Cup Target For Undrafted
Trainer Wesley Ward is considering returning to the UK later in the year with US sprinter Undrafted (Purim-French Jeannette, by French Deputy) for the Gr1 Haydock Sprint Cup, reports Racing UK. Ward was originally contemplating next month's July Cup for the Golden Jubilee Stakes winner, but feels the 5YO needs more time to recover from his Royal Ascot exertions. "The July Cup is out. I just thought Ascot was such a high and he put in a real gut-wrenching effort that I wanted to get him home and give him some time," Ward said. "The race we are really looking at now is the Sprint Cup. Haydock is a flat track and that will suit him." Undrafted claimed his maiden Gr1 victory in last week's Golden Jubilee when finishing strongly to defeat Australian sprinter Brazen Beau by half a length.