Attain For The Moon forwarded his Traditional claims as he cantered dwelling within the Betway Solario Stakes at Sandown.
Sporting The Queen’s silks, the Sea The Stars colt was despatched off the 2-5 favorite for the Group Three warmth after profitable certainly one of his three earlier begins, and ending second on the opposite two events – most notably when narrowly denied within the Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Partnered by Frankie Dettori for trainers John and Thady Gosden, Attain For The Moon settled in behind by way of the early levels of the seven-furlong contest – however when despatched about his enterprise, the response was prompt.
Attain For The Moon simply assumed management and was quickly clear, with Dettori easing down effectively earlier than the road to win by 4 lengths from Nice Max.
Coral make him a 14-1 probability from 20s for subsequent yr’s Cazoo Derby, whereas he’s the 10-1 joint favorite along with his Chesham conqueror Level Lonsdale for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas.
John Gosden mentioned: “They did not go a lot tempo, so Frankie thought he would get on with it. He did not suppose he would go to the entrance that quick and go that far clear.
“He did effectively as he has discovered rather a lot operating up the Sandown hill on his personal, however he has proven a bit of sophistication I believed.
“You’ve got to look in the direction of the autumn and we want to wind up in a type of good Group Ones. We are going to see how he’s over the subsequent few days and make our determination.
“He’s very progressive and has performed all the things proper. He has developed and strengthened.”
Dettori believes Attain For The Moon is progressing with each outing.
He mentioned: “He was fairly babyish firstly of his profession. He was fairly coltish and never concentrating. With racing he’s getting higher and higher and right this moment he stopped his antics a bit of bit and he was focusing higher.
“He has received dimension, an exquisite stride and he has received gears. He’s a really thrilling prospect.
“I used to be a bit involved concerning the gradual tempo firstly, so I set him for dwelling a good distance out. Usually I would not try this, however I did not need to sit and dash as he’s such an enormous horse.
“He went by way of the gears and put daylight between them and felt good on high.
“We really feel just like the extra he’s racing, the higher he’s getting, so I think you will note him out a pair extra instances earlier than the tip of the season. He is an effective dimension so you’ll anticipate him to coach on.
“I think the Dewhurst might be the plan.”