Eight Runners For The G1 Canterbury Stakes

Chautauqua will be a leading contender if he starts in the Canterbury Stakes

Chautauqua will be a leading contender if he starts in the Canterbury Stakes

Chautauqua is one of eight acceptors for the Group One Canterbury Stakes at Randwick.

The champion sprinter, to be ridden by Tommy Berry, has returned to Sydney and is set to run on a heavy track over 1300m on Saturday after drawing barrier four.

Chautauqua's rivals include first-up winners Le Romain, who drew barrier six, and Music Magnate who will start from one.

MELBOURNE, March 1 AAP