Epsom Derby Festival appearance maker Al Aasy will next be seen in the Group 1 King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, according to his trainer.
The Sea The Stars’ colt’s two win-streak was snapped in an epic duel with Pyledriver on the Downs earlier this month, with only a neck separating the pair.
But his handler already has his sight’s set on another top-level middle distance event later this season, with all roads leading to Berkshire.
William Haggas told At The Races: “I was a bit disappointed he didn’t win [the Coronation Cup].
“We all get disappointed if we don’t win. But he’s fine, and he’s going to go for the King George.”
Derby hero Adayar currently heads the betting and will not contest in this weekend’s Irish equivalent, with recent Prince Of Wales’s successor Love another prominent figure in the market.
Snowfall, who secured victory in the Oaks, remains ahead of Dubai Group 1 winner Mishriff for John & Thady Gosden, who have taken three of the last four renewals of this race solely through the legendary Enable.
The aforementioned William Muir & Chris Grassick four-year-old, who conquered this year’s Al Rayyan winner, is 6/1 to clinch a second win at this level, with In Swoop and St Mark’s Basilica other contenders.