Viva Pataca has won more prize money than any other Hong Kong-based horse and will have come on for his recent run behind Able One over a trip much too short. However, this race has been dominated by Europe, especially the French, and is likely to go for export once again. Melbourne Cup hero Americain is dropping significantly in trip but scored over 1m4f on his way to his Flemington triumph and it shouldn't bother him unduly. The 2009 St Leger hero Mastery hasn't had much racing subsequently but he's been primed for this for a long time and is expected to give a good account. Japan-based Jaguar Mail was just touched off by Doctor Dino in this in 2008 and that form would see him difficult to beat but CRYSTAL CAPELLA, who gets the mare's allowance, is a high-class performer on her day and Sir Michael Stoute has targeted this event after her impressive return to action in the Group 2 Pride Stakes at Newmarket in October.