Michel was the leading female rider in France in 2018 and has since gone on to record-breaking success around the world, most notably in Japan.
Holders of slots in the A$15 million (£8m) Sydney sprint have sounded out David Ward about the challenge, which is being given careful consideration.
55-year-old saddled his final runner at Newmarket’s July Festival to bring an end to six-season stay and will fly to Saratoga this week.
Wesley Ward targeting Prix Maurice de Gheest on August 8 – and Golden Pal due back next week at Saratoga.
Four-year-old colt atoned for a disappointing seasonal debut to trounce old rival Sunny Queen by 4½ lengths in G2 event.
The four-year-old colt was favourite for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes only to be scratched after heavy rain at Ascot turned the ground soft.
Former French champion apprentice is set to partner the Yasmin Almenräder-trained Nacido in the €650,000 Deutsches Derby in Hamburg.
Seven-time Breeders’ Cup winner keen to fulfil ‘dream come true’ by riding in Europe’s richest race after Keeneland moved its Fall meet dates.