William Buick is relishing the prospect of riding Nathaniel in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on October 6.
John Gosden's charge landed the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown in July before finishing second behind Danedream and Snow Fairy in the King George and Irish Champion Stakes respectively.
He is likely to meet those two high-class fillies again in France but Buick admits he would prefer some juice in the ground.
"He's doing very well, he's had a magnificent season so far, he's done nothing wrong," Buick told Racing UK.
"He's a credit to himself and hopefully he'll go to the Arc in good form - any rain would be welcome. The Arc looks like a spectacular race this year so we'll have to wait and see.
"It's a fantastic race, it's the ultimate race so it would be fantastic to go there with a live chance."