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Published: 15:16 | 30/9/16

Unfavourable draw for Ballydoyle trio

Irish horses in wide stalls for Chantilly showdown

The Ballydoyle contingent have all been handed unfavourable stalls and will have it all to do if one of them is to claim the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday.

The Aidan O'Brien-trained trio of Found, Highland Reel and Order of St George will start in stalls 11, 12 and 16 respectively in Europe's leading middle-distance flat race.

KIng George winner Highland Reel will be guided by Seamie Heffernan, with Ryan Moore taking charge of Found. Frankie Dettori will be hoping he can defy the odds from stall 16 on Gold Cup winner Order of St george.

Meanwhile, one of the race favourites, Postponed, has been drawn in stall seven with regular rider Andrea Atzeni on board and will be hoping to crown a superb year with victory in Paris after winning the Dubai Sheema Classic, the Coronation Cup and the Juddmonte International for Roger Varian this season.

Dermot Weld's dual Derby winner Harzand has been drawn in stall six, with the Kevin Ryan-trained The Grey Gatsby in stall two.

Other leading contenders include Japanese star Makahiki (14), New Bay (eight), Silverwave (four) and Left Hand (15).

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