News About: Irish Champion Stakes
Connections of The Fugue are confident that the classy filly can bounce back from her narrow defeat in the Group 1 Breeders’ Cup Turf (2413m) and win the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Ortensia’s outside barrier doesn’t concern trainer Paul Messara, declaring that the in-form mare is 100 per cent heading to Haydock today looking for her second Group 1 win on English soil at her last run in Eurpoe before returning home to Australia.
Ortensia drew the outside in the fifteen horse field but with William Buick …
Australian trainer Paul Messara’s confidence of winning another Group 1 on English soil with his top sprinting mare Ortensia was boosted with the confirmation that local top jockey William Buick would ride and the Haydock track was likely to be good for Saturday.
Messara sees Buick’s engagement as a bonus after the successful English rider …
So You Think has continued his European dominance by winning the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown last Saturday.
The five-year-old ex-Australian galloper won the €750,000 event by half a length ahead of Snow Fairy.
Trainer Aidan O’Brien was ecstatic after So You …
An appearance by So You Think at this year’s spring carnival is looking more and more likely after the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) relaxed their stringent quarantine regulations yesterday.
Racing Victoria yesterday announced that Ireland’s Ballydoyle …
So You Think’s next assignment has been announced as the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 3.
While So You Think has a multitude of race possibilities, trainer Aiden O’Brien believes the Irish Champion Stakes will be most suited to the horse’s preparation.…
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