Nathaniel, favourite for the Ladbrokes St Leger,could have his sights aimed at the
Betfair-backed King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot next
The three-year-old, an impressive winner of the King Edward VII Stakes
at the royal meeting last time, could return to the track to face older
rivals for the first time.
Alongside the challenge of becoming
the first three-year-old since Alamshar to win the race in 2003, John
Gosden's colt would have to be supplemented for the Group 1 at a cost of
However that may not deter connections according to owner Lady Rothschild's racing manager James Wigan.