James Doyle hopes Barney Roy will continue winning ways in Eclipse

• Jockey has bounced back after being frozen out by Saeed bin-Suroor
• Rider bids to get back to Group One race-winning glory on classy colt

In a little over three years after riding his first Group One winner in March 2012, James Doyle rode 16 more. But as he walked into the paddock to climb aboard Barney Roy before the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot last month, he had been stuck on 17 for almost two years.

“At the end of the day, you have to have self-belief,” Doyle said here on Friday. “If you don’t think you can do it, then how are you meant to expect other people to think you can do it?

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