Frankel makes Lockinge return
The spotlight will be firmly on Frankel on Saturday when he heads a field of six rivals contesting the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.
Sir Henry Cecil's superstar is duly priced as hot 4-11 favourite with William Hill for the mile Group One, while the firm offer 7-4 his unbeaten reputation will remain intact throughout 2012.
The son of Galileo set to re-oppose Excelebration, who at 11-4 is his closest rival in the betting, ahead of the Richard Hannon-trained Strong Suit at 9-1.
William Hill spokeswoman Lucy Rhodes said "The spotlight will be focused on Frankel as the World's greatest racehorse makes his much-anticipated return to action in a bid to kick off his four-year-old career with yet another devastating performance"
Lockinge Stakes: 4-11 Frankel, 11-4 Excelebration, 9-1 Strong Suit, 40-1 Dubawi Gold, 66-1 Ransom Note, 80-1 Windsor Palace, 150-1 Bullet Train (EW ¼ 1,2)
Frankel to be unbeaten in 2012: 7-4 (must run at least once)
Frankel to win the Lockinge Stakes by more than four lengths: evens
Frankel to win the Lockinge Stakes by more than six lengths: 2-1