Kennedy partnered Death Duty to a nine-length victory in the Lawlor's Hotel Novice Hurdle on Sunday at Naas in the absence of the injured Bryan Cooper.
The three-mile Albert Bartlett
can turn into a real test" according to Kennedy, and he feels Death Duty would be up to the challenge.
"He'd gallop all day long," said Kennedy, as reported by the Racing Post.We went very steady early at Naas, which didn't really suit me, and he went to sleep on me. He probably relaxed too much. He was only getting into top gear coming down to the last. He's not slow at all, but his stamina and ability to keep galloping is what makes him the horse he is.
"The Albert Bartlett can turn into a real test and that would suit Death Duty. He won't be stopping, that's for sure. He'll keep going and gallop all the way to the line.
"He's some jumper too, very slick over his hurdles, and he jumped great on Sunday. That's a huge asset to have