THERE are several things that we look for when assessing the potential of a young stallion; Gustav Klimt’s checklist has plenty of key boxes ticked. For racing performance, you start with two-year-old and three-year-old form.

This former Ballydoyle-trainee won his Curragh maiden and the Group 2 Superlative Stakes at Newmarket over seven furlongs and earned rave reviews after the latter. It was a close call, but achieved after overcoming trouble in running. Timeform rated him 112p, he had shown Group 1 potential but, unfortunately, did not run again that year.