Adam West

Live In The Dream Plan Remains The Same Despite Haydock Setback

Last year's G1 Nunthorpe S. winner Live In The Dream (Ire) (Prince Of Lir {Ire}) is reported to have returned from his below-par effort at Haydock on Saturday with "a bit of bruising on his off-side and lower rib cage", though trainer Adam West is optimistic of a swift return to action for his stable star. Runner-up in the G2 Temple S. on his first start of the season, Live In The Dream returned to Merseyside as a short-priced favourite for the Listed Achilles S. at the weekend, but his...

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Royal Ascot Next For Kerdos As Plans Take Shape For Sprinting Stars

Trainer Clive Cox has confirmed that all roads lead to Royal Ascot for Kerdos (Ire) following the four-year-old's victory in Saturday's G2 Temple S. at Haydock. Cox was winning the race for a third time having previously struck in 2016 with Kerdos's sire, Profitable (Ire), and the following year with Priceless (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}), a half-sister to Kerdos's granddam, Ballyalla (GB) (Mind Games {GB}). Profitable went on to win the G1 King's Stand S. at Royal Ascot on his next start and that five-furlong sprint--which will be run...

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Live In The Dream On Target For Temple Return

Adam West has outlined his plans in 2024 for stable star Live In The Dream (Ire) (Prince Of Lir {Ire}), who is likely to make his first start of the campaign in the G2 Temple S. at Haydock on Saturday, May 25. In 2023, Live In The Dream provided his trainer with a first Group 1 success when winning the Nunthorpe S. at York's Ebor Festival, beating Highfield Princess (Fr) (Night Of Thunder {Ire}) by a length at odds of 28/1. He was subsequently sent on his travels and performed...

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Live In The Dream Settling In Well In Advance Of Woodford

Breeders' Cup qualifier Live In The Dream (Ire) (Prince Of Lir {Ire}), who won the G1 Nunthorpe S. in August, is doing well prior to an intended start in the Oct. 7 GII Woodford S. at Keeneland. "He's very well, he's out of quarantine and he took the travelling very well," trainer Adam West said on Tuesday. "You can't do too much in quarantine, he had a little canter on the track for the first time yesterday and he's breezing on the grass today, then it'll be a light blow...

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Prince Of Lir's Live In The Dream Wins The Nunthorpe

   It was a case of carpe diem at York on Friday, as Steve and Jolene De'Lemos's Live In The Dream (Ire) (Prince Of Lir {Ire}--Approaching Autumn {GB}, by New Approach {Ire}) carried some of the minnows of the racing world aloft on his shoulders with a sensational front-running display in the feature G1 Coolmore Wootton Bassett Nunthorpe S. Rapid from the gates, rapid throughout the first three furlongs and ruthlessly determined for the final two, the kingpin of Adam West's small Epsom base strained every nerve and sinew to...

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