Klassical Dream set to follow up stunning Punchestown triumph by taking on Champion Hurdle winner Honeysuckle at Fairyhouse
- Klassical Dream looks set for a seasonal debut clash with Honeysuckle
- Trainer Willie Mullins has the Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham on his agenda
- Klassical Dream overcame a near 500-day lay-off to saunter to Punchestown win
Klassical Dream, who overcame a near 500-day lay-off to saunter to a nine-length win in the Grade One Champion Stayers’ Hurdle at Punchestown in April, looks set for a seasonal debut clash with Champion Hurdle winner Honeysuckle in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on November 28.
Trainer Willie Mullins said: ‘It was eye-opening what he did in Punchestown. The Hatton’s Grace is a great starting point.’
Klassical Dream, who won the 2019 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, has the Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham in March on his agenda.
Klassical Dream looks set for a seasonal debut clash with Honeysuckle on November 28
Mullins also confirmed his intention to give 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner and 2021 third Al Boum Photo a busier season.
For the last two seasons Al Boum Photo has made his seasonal debut at Tramore on New Year’s Day and that is a target again.
Trainer Henry de Bromhead said Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Minella Indo is set to run in the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.