Poetic Flare Backs Up in Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas


Poetic Flare (Ire) (Dawn Approach {Ire}), the winner of the G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas, is among the 14 entries for the G1 Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas. The bay Jim Bolger homebred won the G3 Killavullan S. at two, and was first past the post in the Listed Ballylinch Stud “Red Rocks” 2000 Guineas Trial S. on Apr. 11 prior to his 2000 Guineas score. He most recently contested the G1 Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains at ParisLongchamp in very soft ground to finish sixth.

His Group 1-winning stablemate Mac Swiney (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}) and fellow top-level scorers Lucky Vega (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) from the Jessica Harrington yard, Thunder Moon (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) for Joseph O'Brien and Van Gogh (American Pharoah), one of three for Joseph's father Aidan, are also signed on.

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