News About: Michael Kirwan

Adelaide Retired To Stand At Stud

Adelaide Retired To Stand At Stud

24 Apr, 2015

2014 Cox Plate winner Adelaide has been retired from racing and will stand at Coolmore as a stallion for the upcoming breeding season.

Adelaide will stand at Coolmore for the upcoming breeding season. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Adelaide stamped himself as a talented galloper with a string of impressive performances in Europe during the 2014 …

Encosta De Lago Retried From Stud Duties

Encosta De Lago Retried From Stud Duties

6 Feb, 2015

Coolmore Australia have announced that champion stallion Encosta De Lago has been retired from stud duties due to fertility issues.

Chautauqua is one of a number of sons of Encosta De Lago that could be a major player during the Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Encosta De Lago took out the …

Atlantic Jewel – the best says Rodd

Atlantic Jewel – the best says Rodd

25 Oct, 2011

Jockey Michael Rodd believes Atlantic Jewel is the best horse he has ridden

Anyone with doubts about the quality of Atlantic Jewel just needs to listen to star hoop Michael Rodd to have them quashed.

The three-year-old filly by Fastnet Rock and Regard is going on display come Saturday in the $300,000 Group 2 Wakeful …

Atlantic Jewel Doubtful For Cox Plate Run Despite Thousand Guineas Win

Atlantic Jewel Doubtful For Cox Plate Run Despite Thousand Guineas Win

12 Oct, 2011

Atlantic Jewel on her way to a commanding win in the Group 1 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield

Atlantic Jewel has proven her class with a dominant win in the $500,000 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield this afternoon.

The three-year-old filly won the race by three lengths ahead of Mosheen and Sharnee Rose.

Trainer Mark Kavanagh was …

So You Think Targets Saturday’s Champion Stakes At Ascot

So You Think Targets Saturday’s Champion Stakes At Ascot

11 Oct, 2011

So You Think

So You Think is expected to run in this Saturday’s Champion Stakes at Ascot Racecourse after his fourth place defeat in the French Prix de l’Arc de Triompheon October 2.

Coolmore’s general manager Michael Kirwan said that the five-year-old had pulled up well from the 2,413 metre race.

Kirwan felt So You …

Racing Victoria Close To So You Think Quarantine Solution

Racing Victoria Close To So You Think Quarantine Solution

5 Jul, 2011

Racing Victoria is close to securing a quarantine deal so that So You Think can contest a third Cox Plate

Racing Victoria believes it is close to securing a deal with the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) to allow So You Think to contest a third Cox Plate during the Spring Carnival.

AQIS has …

So You Think To Tackle Europe Before Being Retired To Stud

So You Think To Tackle Europe Before Being Retired To Stud

12 May, 2011

So You Think blitzing the field in the 2010 Cox Plate

Australian export So You Think has begun his European career in thrilling style, after winning the Group 3 Mooresbridge Stakes at The Curragh by an incredible ten lengths last week, and his new trainers have told of their delight at having him there.

Michael …