Sunday, Gowran Park, Ireland
DENNY CORDELL LAVARACK & LANWADES STUD FILLIES S.-G3
, €70,000, Gowran Park, 9-23, 3yo/up, f/m, , 9f 100ydsT, 2:00.27, gd.
1--@#ALOOF (IRE), 126, f, 3, by Galileo (Ire)
1st Dam: Airwave (GB) (Hwt 2yo Filly-Eng, Hwt. 3yo Filly-Eng at 5-7f, G1SW-Eng & GSP-Ire, $674,535), by Air Express (Ire)
2nd Dam: Kangra Valley (GB), by Indian Ridge (Ire)
3rd Dam: Thorner Lane (GB), by Tina's Pet (GB)
O-Susan Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith; B-Liberty Bloodstock; T-David Wachman; J-Billy Lee; €45,500. Lifetime Record: 11-3-2-2, €93,262. *1/2 to Meow (Ire) (Storm Cat), SW-Ire & GSP-Eng. Werk Nick Rating: B. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2--Beatrice Aurore (Ire)
, 131, f, 4, Danehill Dancer (Ire)
--Mondschein (GB), by Rainbow Quest. O-Benny Andersson; B-Chess Racing AB; T-John Dunlop; €14,000.
, 126, f, 3, Dubai Destination--Shibina (Ire), by Kalanisi (Ire). O-His Highness The Aga Khan; B-H H The Aga Khan's Studs SC; T-John Oxx; €7,000.
Margins: 3/4, 2HF, HF. Odds: 12-1, 3-1, 16-1.
Also Ran: Esentepe (Ire), Momentary (GB), Andromeda Galaxy (Fr), Soon (Ire), Caponata, Devotion (Ire), Alla Speranza (GB).Click for the Racing Post chart or the brisnet.com PPs. Video, courtesy attheraces.com.
Having shed maiden status at Dundalk in her final juvenile start last November, Aloof doubled up back there on sophomore bow Apr. 11, before slipping off the board when tried in Naas's May 16 G3 Blue Wind S. and the June 27 Listed Naas Oaks Trial. She then returned off a midsummer break to earn minor prizes when fourth in the Aug. 16 G3 Desmond S. at Leopardstown, when runner-up in the Aug. 26 G3 Lanwades Stud Fillies S. at The Curragh and when third to Famous Name (GB) in the Sept. 9 G3 Solonaway S. back there once more last time. Steadied under a tight hold in second after an alert break here, the bay seized control off the home turn and kept on strongly under a final-furlong drive to hold Beatrice Aurore for a belated first pattern-race score. "Her form has been consistent, and good ground suited her better today," jockey Billy Lee told irishracing.com
. "They went a good gallop, she kept going well, and she's progressing as the season goes on."