Mishriff is being ready for the $20million Saudi Cup in Riyadh subsequent month.
The four-year-old has earlier expertise of the grime course there, having completed second within the Saudi Derby final winter earlier than happening to carry the French Derby at Chantilly in July after successful the Newmarket Stakes.
The John Gosden-trained colt accomplished a hat-trick within the Prix Guillaume D’Ornano at Deauville in August and was final seen within the Champion Stakes at Ascot on his solely subsequent begin.
Ted Voute, racing supervisor to proprietor Prince Faisal, mentioned: “John’s making ready him for the race. The Prince and him mentioned it in late December and the Prince lives in Riyadh.
“It is on a dust observe which he dealt with final 12 months when he got here second. We’re going again a furlong, however we hope it will not inconvenience him.
“It is one thing to look ahead to. There’s not quite a bit for him at house till in all probability June. Final 12 months he went on the market and (then) gained the French Derby which was the identical form of timing. It offers him a number of months off after he comes again.”
Voute confirmed that David Egan shall be within the saddle.
“He is in Bahrain in the meanwhile so he is good and shut,” he added.
“We have contacted him already and he says he’ll be delighted to journey him. He is retained by us, however for one cause or one other he did not get again on him final 12 months (after Newmarket).”
Greater than 100 horses from 9 nations and a complete of 17 Group One winners have been entered for the Saudi Cup.
Amongst different British entries are Roger Charlton’s Additional Elusive, Saeed bin Suroor’s Army March, the Charlie Hills-trained Tilsit and William Haggas’ Addeybb, winner of the Champion Stakes.
A very sturdy American problem on a race gained final 12 months by Most Safety contains the Bob Baffert-trained Charlatan and Kenny McPeek’s Preakness Stakes heroine Swiss Skydiver.
Japan’s lately topped Filth Horse of the Yr, Chuwa Wizard, might additionally line up having gained an computerized spot when successful the Champions Cup at Chukyo final month.