The Group Three has gone to the Classic generation for the last four years, with Dermot Weld also responsible for four of the last six winners – though the master of Rosewell does not have a runner this season.
“I just felt the ground was a little too quick for her the last day,” said McCreery.
“Hopefully we’ll get some rain before the race. There’s been plenty forecast but, as yet, it keeps missing and the forecast keeps changing.
“She’s a Listed winner already so it would obviously be lovely if we can win a Group Three.
“I just think it will be very hard giving plenty of weight away to those three-year-olds. They have a very good record in this race for a reason, they are catching their elders up.”