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Champion trainer Sean Tarry has revealed the 2018 plans for Legal Eagle, which include a possible trip to contest a big race in Hong Kong or Singapore. "He [Legal Eagle] definitely runs in both the Queen’s Plate and Sun Met, then — if the quarantine situation changes, and there are signs it will — we may revisit the idea of him competing in Hong Kong or Singapore," said the 49-year-old trainer. The dual "horse of the year" will now race in the silks of owner Braam van Huyssteen, who has bought the six-year-old for an undisclosed sum. Tarry’s confirmation that the gelding will run in the Met will be welcome news for the horse’s legion of fans as Van Huyssteen had been quoted as saying there were "other possible avenues after the Queen’s Plate" — presumably referring to a possible overseas campaign. The uncertainty surrounding the Met participation of Legal Eagle and Markus Jooste’s talented four-year-old Edict Of Nantes resulted in Betting World suspending betting on the grade 1 race...

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