As with most seasons, Aidan O’Brien often unearths a gem of a two-year-old to tackle the Flat Classics a year later, and in 2020, the racing public perhaps saw that in the form of High Definition.
However, the undefeated son of Galileo remains a prominent figure in the betting should he make the journey to Newmarket on 1st May.
It is for the feature of the Epsom Derby Festival, though, that he remains top of the bill as he bids to secure his handler a third successive victory in the infamous contest.
Anthony Van Dyck and Serpentine were the previous two victors of the race in 2019 and 2020, respectively.
And his Mrs John Magnier representative could be key to success once again if able to prove his stamina over the mile-and-a-half trip in Surrey this June.
The secret to his chances are yet to be decided, with questions marks lingering over whether he will head for the Rowley Mile in favour of a trip to Lingfield.
If he landed the Classic double, he would become the first horse since former O’Brien trained Camelot to achieve such a feat, when landing Suffolk and Downs success in 2012.
The legendary Sea The Stars produced the same glory for connections three years earlier, with the duo standing alone as the only pair to win the Double Crown in the 21st century.
You’d have to go back to Nashawan’s 1989 two-timer before that for the last time a contender followed up Newmarket fame with Epsom Downs fortune.
The great Nijinsky was the most recent winner of the Triple Crown, adding the St Leger at Doncaster on top of his two Classic successes prior.