Anthony van Dyck (Ire)

Anthony Van Dyck Denies Stradivarius in the Foy

Coolmore's 2019 G1 Epsom Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) was winless in seven starts, six of those attempts coming at the highest level, since registering that Blue Riband success and revelled in his old gusto to outbattle Stradivarius (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) in a pulsating renewal of Sunday's G1 Qatar Prix Foy at ParisLongchamp. He lined up as the 19-5 second choice, coming back off a second to Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) in the June 5 G1 Coronation Cup at Newmarket and a fifth in Royal...

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Enable Faces Ballydoyle Trio

It will be a case of Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) versus Ballydoyle and Galileo (Ire) in Saturday's G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth QIPCO S.  at Ascot, but she's been there before and connections are confident that the star mare is back in the right spot after her defeat in the July 5 G1 Eclipse S. at Sandown. John Gosden is expecting that comeback effort to have put her right for her historic bid for a third renewal of this prestige affair. "I was very open with everybody that,...

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Max of Eight Contest King George as Enable Eyes Hat Trick

Prince Khalid Abdullah's champion mare Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) is bidding to become the first horse to take three editions of the G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S., as she is one of eight to stand their ground at the latest entry stage. She sustained only her second career loss with a 1 3/4 second when going for a three-peat in the G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp in October and was the bridesmaid once again kicking off her 6-year-old campaign in Sandown's G1 Coral-Eclipse S....

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Post Pegasus Turf, Magic Wand Targets Saudi Cup

The connections of dual GI Pegasus World Cup Turf runner-up Magic Wand (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) are considering trying the daughter of Prudenzia (Ire) (Dansili {GB}) on dirt in the upcoming $20-million Saudi Cup on Feb. 29, Racing Post reported. Successful in the Nov. 9 G1 Mackinnon S. Down Under and runner-up in the G1 Longines Hong Kong Cup on Dec. 8, the Aidan O'Brien trainee and Coolmore representative sports nine placings at Group 1 level from 23 starts. She is one of 14 entries for the master of Rosegreen spread...

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