Prohibit on his travels

Breeders' Cup under consideration following invite

Last Updated: 23/08/11 12:40pm

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King's Stand winner Prohibit is set to go on his travels with races in France, America and Dubai now firmly on the agenda.

Robert Cowell's consistent sprinter followed up his win at Royal Ascot by finishing third to Margot Did in the Nunthorpe at York last week.

Whether he runs again before the French Group One is undecided, but the six-year-old has also been invited to the Breeders' Cup meeting, before heading out to Australia. He will then once again race in Dubai before heading home.

"He's absolutely fine. Taking nothing away from the winner, but I think we'd have given her more of a race if we'd been drawn closer to her," said Cowell.

"We were also taken left coming out of the gate so I thought we were a little unlucky.

"He'll never run over six as he's a very talented five-furlong horse.

"He may go to Longchamp for the Prix du Petit Couvert (September 11), which is a Group Three, or there's a similar race at Newbury (Dubai Airport World Trophy) a week later.

"He would carry a penalty in those, but we'll consider them. If not, the Abbaye would certainly be on the agenda.

Globetrotting plans

"He's been invited to many places this winter so he'll be doing a bit of globetrotting.

"The Breeders' Cup is first, then he'll go to Australia, and then he's been invited to two or three other big meetings before he heads back to Dubai on his way home, so it should be fun.

"I don't think he can be far off being the best five-furlong horse around at the moment, or at least the most consistent."

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