Rocky Creek aims to cement his place at the Cheltenham Festival when he lines up for the Sodexho Prestige Reynoldstown Novices' Chase at Ascot.
The Paul Nicholls-trained seven-year-old has made a promising start to his career over fences, getting within a length and a quarter of Harry Topper on his chasing debut before beating Molotof at Doncaster and following up in good style at Warwick.
"Whether he's good enough to beat Dynaste in the RSA I doubt, but I'm not rubbishing his form either. We're going to go for the RSA with him anyway," said co-owner Andy Stewart.
"If you look at the Molotof form it has been extremely well franked. Rocky Creek has won well since and Molotof hacked up at Warwick a few days ago. The form of Rocky Creek does look rock solid and there is no Dynaste in the race tomorrow."
Tour Des Champs fell at the second-last when in with a chance against Rocky Creek at Warwick and the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained six-year-old has since made amends at Ffos Las.
The trainer's jockey son Sam told At The Races: "He's done everything we've asked of him. He was probably a bit unlucky when falling at Warwick. He might have struggled to beat Rocky Creek that day, but he would definitely have given him a race."
Aidan Coleman teams up with Houblon Des Obeaux and expects the Venetia Williams-trained gelding to run his usual consistent race.
"He's been a model of consistency all season and ran a good race last time to come third in the Scilly Isles Novices' Chase," the jockey told www.racinguk.com.
"I think the extra distance of this three miles will suit and the slightly sounder surface will be in his favour as he's not a real mudlark."
30 July 2016Fireglow too hot for Abingdon in Chalice Stakes at Newmarket
Hoof It rolls back the years for another glorious success at Goodwood
Andre Fabre expects big things from Esoterique in Prix Rothschild
Mick Appleby sets Danzeno Chester challenge in Queensferry Stakes
Baraweez takes aim at Galway treble for Brian Ellison
Road To Riches and Noel Meade seek Galway compensation
Final Reckoning adds up for Charlie Appleby
Goodwood hero Take Cover swoops to conquer for David Griffiths
JT McNamara's life not lost in vain, mourners say
D-Day at Goodwood means woe for bookmakers
Thikriyaat forges ahead for Sir Michael Stoute one-two at Goodwood
Kings Fete enjoys Glorious victory at Goodwood
Minding shoots for sixth Group One prize in Nassau date
Dancing aiming to Star in Stewards' Cup date at Goodwood
29 July 2016Golden Spear arrows in for big-race glory at Galway
Franklin D tops '£10million horror show' at Goodwood for bookmakers
More Galway gains for rising star Donagh Meyler
Gavin Cromwell targets Galway double with Plain Talking
Bryan Cooper expected to be absent for up to a month after Galway fall
Always Smile bids to back-up Falmouth Stakes third at Goodwood
Berkshire 'back where he was' for Glorious Goodwood date
Emotionless pleasing ahead of Goodwood return
Bryan Cooper suffers partially collapsed lung in Galway incident
Rhododendron blooms in Goodwood heat
California shines in Lillie Langtry Stakes
Clondaw Warrior clings on to give Ruby Walsh glory in the Galway Hurdle
Big Orange pips them again in Goodwood Cup
Richmond glory for Mehmas and Frankie Dettori
Minding the star name in Nassau Stakes at Goodwood
28 July 2016Clondaw Warrior clings on to give Ruby Walsh glory in the Galway Hurdle
Bryan Cooper taken to hospital following Galway spill
Your're Hired makes dreams come true at Goodwood
Henry Candy not ruling out supplementing 'exceptional' Limato for Nunthorpe
Goodwood-bound Orion's Bow takes aim at Stewards' Cup from stall 12
Galway Blazers made to measure for Aranhill Chief
Newly-created inner track to be used for Champion Stakes at Ascot
Marsha out to swamp rivals in Goodwood sprint
Charlie Appleby to go the distance with Charming Thought
Sir Mark Prescott considers Sandown test for Red Box
Sisters dominate finish in Goodwood handicap
Lord Scoundrel a Galway Plate smasher for Gordon Elliott and Donagh Meyler
Brian Ellison strikes at Galway
Yalta impresses in Molecomb blitz at Goodwood
Fast-learner The Gurkha has myriad of options after Sussex thriller
Ulysses back in business with Gordon Stakes win
Pamona primed for Goodwood strike
Exciting Blue Point 'stepping into the big league' at Goodwood
Michael Bell anticipating Big performance from Orange
27 July 2016Adam Kirby hoping for swift return after missing Kodi Bear ride
Star Rider enters Cesarewitch equation at Goodwood
Connor King facing lay-off after Galway all
Pyromaniac bids to continue Tony Martin run after Galway Hurdle reprieve
Chasing switch still on Cole Harden agenda
Gimcrack a likely goal for Newbury victor Mokarris
Triumphant team consider drop in class after Ascot disappointment
Super Mac signs off with winning Connection at Goodwood
Elidor the horse for the big occasion
War Decree lays down the law with Vintage performance
Fire Fighting too hot for Goodwood king Mark Johnston
Ulysses primed to bounce back in Gordon Stakes
No grounds for concern with The Last Lion team
Meade seeking Galway Plate Riches with Road again
Hugo Palmer keen to savour winning feeling once more with Galileo Gold
Enda Bolger leads tributes to former amateur star JT McNamara