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Roger Charlton's Al Kazeem on course to tackle Camelot in the Tattersalls Gold Cup

Updated: Sunday, 05 May 2013 10:51 | Comments

James Doyle partnered Al Kazeem to victory at Sandown
James Doyle partnered Al Kazeem to victory at Sandown

Roger Charlton has been able to give Al Kazeem a clean bill of health after his winning comeback and all roads now lead to the Curragh for the Tattersalls Gold Cup on 26 May.

Having been off the track for a year, Al Kazeem proved he retains all his ability with a stylish display in the Gordon Richards Stakes at Sandown.

Charlton is keen on a trip to Ireland with the five-year-old, who could face Camelot in the Group One event.

"He's come out of his Sandown race in very good form thankfully," said Charlton.

"It was the perfect comeback, really, James (Doyle) didn't have to ask him too many questions.

"There's always a bit of a worry when a horse has been off the track for so long but thankfully it doesn't seem to have affected him.

"I think we'll go straight to Ireland with him now, we've got three weeks to get him there and it looks the logical race to me."

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