Trainer Charlie Appleby has confirmed Pinatubo will head straight to the 2000 Guineas in May after his winter break.
The three-year-old won all of his six races in style in 2019 and will start the 2020 flat season 10lbs clear of his nearest rival after the European Two-Year-Old Classifications were released on Wednesday.
Pinatubo won the National Stakes at the Curragh by nine lengths, while he also ended the season with a two-length win in the Dewhurst at Newmarket in October.
His rating of 128 makes him the best juvenile since Celtic Swing in 1994 but Appleby says there are no plans to rush him back.
Appleby told the PA news agency: "We're obviously delighted Pinatubo has been crowned European champion two-year-old. He's wintering away here in the UK and we're very happy with him.
"He's just going through the motions at this stage. No serious questions have been asked yet but his demeanour hasn't changed - he's still very relaxed and just goes about his business.
"We're working back from the Guineas and the plan is to go straight there. He won't be running in a trial.
"We'll keep him ticking over until around the middle of March and then step up. As with any horse going from two to three, you just hope they improve and continue to go the right way."
Article Posted on Wednesday 22nd January 2020 @ 14.55
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