Bin Suroor not bashful about another bite at Baaeed with Real World

William Haggas' Baaeed is a superstar but Saeed Bin Suroor hasn't given up on breaking his unbeaten record with Real World.

Godolphin trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is in decent form and isn't ruling out another go at ruining Baaeed's unbeaten run after Real World chased him home in the Lockinge at Newbury.

The return to turf did Bin Suroor's charge the world of good after middling performances in the Saudi Cup and Dubai World Cup on dirt and although there was no stopping William Haggas' Baaeed, there were plenty of positives.

"We tried him on dirt, it didn't work, but we know on turf he's a different horse. He ran a big race behind Baaeed, who is a superstar," said Bin Suroor.

"He was fresh today, he seems happy after the race. We'll keep the options open between the Queen Anne and the Prince of Wales's. We know he's good over both trips.

"He looks a different horse from last year to this year, I'm happy that he's back and he looks good. He's always focussed on his work in the morning. We're looking forward to seeing him at Ascot.

"Baaeed will be in the Queen Anne but Ascot is a stiff mile and he showed last year that he enjoys a stiff mile. That was only in a handicap and now we are talking about a Group One, though. We'll keep the options open as the Prince of Wales's is the other idea.

"After Royal Ascot the focus will be to win a Group One and that could be anywhere in Europe."

Bin Suroor, so often overlooked as a Godolphin trainer in the face of colleague Charlie Appleby, has real hopes too for Monaadah, sired by Giant's Causeway who he trains for Shadwell Estates.

"He's very nice, he won in Dubai first time, we brought him back, gave him time and ran him at Newcastle," he said.

"He needs further than seven furlongs really, I've always liked him and now he's won two.

"We might look at Ascot for him, we'll see what rating he gets. I want to see his next work before making a decision as I don't want to squeeze him.

"He was never an early type but I've always liked him."

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