Matthew Williams expects Illustrious Lad to appreciate racing around a turn when the gelding runs in the Christmas Stakes at Caulfield.
Having being sent to Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams for a change of environment, sprinter Illustrious Lad is set to make his race return at Flemington.
What you need to know about the world's richest day of horse racing Saturday's Dubai World Cup meeting.
Trainer Peter Gelagotis is expecting Illustrious Lad to be suited by 1300m in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown.
Australian sprinters have finished out of the placings on the Al Quoz Sprint at the Dubai World Cup meeting.
Illustrious Lad has finished second in a Cranbourne barrier trial ahead of his trip to Dubai for the Al Quoz Sprint.