Don Bersy could have another outing before his planned run in the Victor Ludorum Juvenile Hurdle at Haydock next month.
Trainer Tom Symonds has identified the February 18 heat as a possible target for the four-year-old following his defeat of the well-regarded Coeur De Lion at Sandown.
Owners Sir Peter and Lady Gibbings are keen to map a conservative route with Don Bersy and a trip to Cheltenham already appears unlikely.
However, Aintree or Punchestown could enter the equation if all goes well in the interim.
Symonds said: "He's fine and came out of the Sandown race in really good form.
"The original plan was to go to Haydock for the Victor Ludorum, but that race is a month away and he is telling me that he is very, very well so we might look for a little race before then.
"The owners are keen not to try to do too much too soon and maybe a helter-skelter pace around Cheltenham would not be the best thing for him.
"They might look at Aintree and I think he's good enough - I thought that before he won at Sandown.
"We will see. Aintree could be an option, or even Punchestown."