The Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes on Knavesmire and the Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh are possible starting points in May for the four-year-old.
The Dutch Art gelding did not run as a juvenile, but made rapid progress once he set foot on a racecourse, winning all of his five starts, culminating with victory in the Ayr Gold Cup.
“To do what he did last year was incredible,” said the Malton trainer.
“He’s done his first piece of work this week and we were delighted with him, so he could be an exciting horse. He looks like he’s definitely wintered well.”
Tom Scudamore plans to be back in action before the start of the Crabbie’s Grand National meeting next Thursday after being sidelined since suffering a fall at Uttoxeter on March 19.
Scudamore has been riding out this week and is looking forward to being reunited with his two Cheltenham Festival winners – Colin Tizzard’s Ryanair World Hurdle hero Thistlecrack and the Pipe-trained Un Temps Pour Tout, who lifted the Ultima Handicap Chase.
“I just had some bad bruising. I took a few bangs and just took a little bit longer to get over it. I’m all okay again now,” he said.