Michael Bell is anxiously watching the weather at Chantilly ahead of Big Orange's proposed run in the Prix du Cadran on Saturday.
Ulysses, Highland Reel and Order Of St George are among 20 horses to stand their ground following the first forfeit stage for Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly.
Cracksman will not run in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly next Sunday, owner Anthony Oppenheimer told Press Association Sport.
James Garfield gave trainer George Scott the first Group win of his career with a clear-cut success in the Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury.
Take Cover made every yard of the running to win the Dubai International Airport World Trophy Stakes at Newbury.
Who Dares Wins, placed at both the Cheltenham Festival and Royal Ascot this year, came good in the Cesarewitch Trial at Newmarket under Tom Marquand for trainer Alan King.
He was friendless in the market in the run-up to the race, but Desert Encounter proved a well-deserved winner of the Dubai Duty Free Legacy Cup Stakes, posting a clear career-best effort to win the race.
This year's Ayr Gold Cup will now be run at Haydock Park on Saturday, September 30 - and will be part of the ITV4 live schedule on the day.