Sunday, Leopardstown, IrelandAMETHYST S.-G3
, €60,000, Leopardstown, 5-12, 3yo/up, 1mT, 1:42.50, yl.
1--DUNTLE (IRE), 135, f, 4, by Danehill Dancer (Ire)1st Dam: Lady Angola, by Lord at War (Arg)2nd Dam: Benguela, by Little Current3rd Dam: Lady Winborne, by Secretariat
(78,000gns wnlg ‘09 TATNOV; €36,000 yrl ‘10 GOFSEP). O-Flaxman Stables Ireland Ltd; B-Airlie Stud; T-David Wachman; J-Wayne Lordan; €39,000. Lifetime Record: SW-Eng & G1SP-Ire, 7-4-1-0, €158,330. Werk Nick Rating: F. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2--Custom Cut (Ire)
, 138, g, 4, Notnowcato (GB)--Polished Gem (Ire), by Danehill. (€5,800 HIT ‘11 GOFOPN; 105,000gns RNA HIT ‘12 TATHIT). O-S E Construction (Kent) Ltd; B-Moyglare Stud Farm Ltd; T-George Kent; €12,000.
3--Sweet Lightning (GB)
, 135, g, 8, Fantastic Light--Sweetness Herself (GB), by Unfuwain. (15,000gns yrl ‘06 TATOCT; 110,000gns HIT ‘09 TATAUT). O-Andrew Tinkler; B-Mrs M Lavell; T-Thomas Carmody; €6,000.
Margins: 3/4, HD, 1HF. Odds: 8-13, 10-1, 3-1.
Also Ran: Bold Thady Quill (Ire), Elusive Ridge (Ire).Click for the Racing Post result or the brisnet.com PPs. VIDEO, courtesy attheraces.com.
Successful in the G3 Desmond S. before being demoted from first place in the G1 Matron S. over this course and distance in August and September, Duntle staged a smooth winning return as she is geared towards the major distaff prizes of 2013. Settled in third early as Sweet Lightning dictated, the bay swooped on that rival approaching the furlong pole and was idling close home as Custom Cut labored in her slipstream. Connections are eyeing a tilt at the G2 Duke of Cambridge S. (formerly the Windsor Forest) at Royal Ascot June 19.
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