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Clive Brittain today warned punters not to ignore Crimplene in next Saturday`s clash of the multiple Group One winners at Ascot.

Ireland`s so-called 'iron horse' Giant`s Causeway will be bidding for his sixth straight success in the top grade in the #320,000 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.

But Brittain is full of hope that Crimplene can land her own fourth victory of the year at the highest level, having taken the Irish 1000 Guineas, Coronation Stakes and Nassau Stakes to date.

He is very happy with the condition of his filly, who played up at the stalls and may not have been 100% when fourth in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville last time out.

'Crimplene is a definite runner and in very good form,' the trainer said.

'She had a week off to relax after France but has come back into her work very strongly.

'We have put her through the stalls at home and I don`t think that will be a problem on Saturday.

'She did get a little stirred upin France andit is possible that running a mile and a quarter for the first time previously might just have emptied her.'

Brittain, who won the one-mile race with Air Express in 1997, will not be giving jockey Philip Robinson special instructions to cope with Giant`s Causeway.

'You have just got to ride to win the race,' he said. 'It`s not a one-horse race a lot depends on the ground and Amanda Perrett`s Indian Lodge would have to come into it if it was soft.

'And Crimplene has definitely got a squeak. We are looking forward to Saturday.'