Kia Joorabchian says it’s ‘very tempting’ to ship King Of Metal to the QIPCO King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot to tackle Auguste Rodin
- Kia Joorabchian says it is vitally tempting for King Of Metal to compete at Ascot
- Joorabchian desires revenge following defeat to Auguste Rodin in Epsom Derby
Kia Joorabchian admits it’s ‘very tempting’ to ship King Of Metal to the QIPCO King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot as an alternative of an meant French engagement.
Runner-up to Auguste Rodin within the Epsom Derby final month, King Of Metal was a powerful winner of the King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot and was considered heading to the Grand Prix de Paris subsequent.
Nevertheless, with Aidan O’Brien contemplating the Berkshire showpiece for the twin Derby hero, King Of Metal’s workforce are tempted to re-route there for a mouthwatering rematch.
The proprietor advised Nick Luck Day by day Podcast: ‘I spoke with Roger (Varian) and he is very proud of him and says he is in very, superb form.
‘He feels we’re nonetheless on the right track for the Grand Prix de Paris however clearly if Auguste Rodin goes to the King George, it makes it very tempting to take them on once more.
Kia Joorabchian admits it’s ‘very tempting’ to ship King Of Metal to the QIPCO King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Asco
King Of Metal might tackle Auguste Rodin once more after their battle on the Espom Derby
Joorabchian says that he would love for King Of Metal to have a rematch with Auguste Rodin
‘It is Ascot which is a monitor that could be very pricey to me and I like having runners there. It has an enormous benefit and is on dwelling soil, so I feel there are quite a lot of issues to consider.
‘I am all about sport and there is nothing like having thrilling moments, you at all times need to see the very best versus the very best and I would love a rematch with him (Auguste Rodin).’
Oisin Murphy will exchange the suspended Frankie Dettori on 2,000 Guineas winner Chaldean in Sunday’s Prix Jean Prat at Deauville.