Point Lonsdale will put his unbeaten record on the line in the Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes at the Curragh on Irish Champions Weekend.
The Ballydoyle colt has completed a flawless sequence of four runs and four victories so far, taking a maiden at the Curragh in June and then going on to win the Listed Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Group Three Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown.
A graduation to Group Two level followed in the Futurity Stakes, again at the Curragh, where Point Lonsdale was a comfortable winner once more - by almost five lengths.
Group One company awaits the juvenile on Sunday week.
"He was very impressive the first day at the Curragh - then he went to Ascot, and every day after that he's never done anything but please," said trainer Aidan O'Brien.
"He's very straightforward, (and) everything has gone very well with him.
"He's a lovely horse. He's a good mover and he doesn't mind making the running - we're delighted to have him really."
Point Lonsdale is by Australia - who won the Derby, the Irish Derby and the Juddmonte International for O'Brien - and the trainer has noticed a striking similarity between father and son in terms of temperament.
"He's absolutely the very same as his dad - he was one of those very rare horses that didn't have any fight or flight response," he said.
"That's very rare - and what that means is that when you put him in first gear, he stays in first gear and then goes into second gear if you want him to.
"He doesn't decide to go into any gear by himself - he's always waiting to be told what to do.
"It's a trait that's very unusual, and that sort of horse always saves (himself) for when you want. When they're like that and they have the class that he has - and do those fractions - it's a very serious weapon to have."
Point Lonsdale's placid nature means he does not necessarily need a stablemate to smooth him a path through the race - and he could therefore be Ballydoyle's sole runner in the National Stakes.
"He's a horse that's very happy to stand alone - he's happy to do his own thing," added O'Brien.
"If someone is there to help him, fine - but if not, he's happy to plough his own furrow."