Art Power (Ire)

Art Power Bound For Champions Sprint

The G1 QIPCO British Champions Sprint on Oct. 16 is next for Art Power (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) following his dominant display in the G2 Renaissance S. at The Curragh on Sept. 25. Bearing the King Power racing silks, the G1 Diamond Jubilee S. third drew off by five lengths in the Renaissance. It was his first win since taking the G3 Lacken S. at Naas last July. Art Power was also fourth in the 2020 edition of the British Champions Sprint. "It was a very good performance in Ireland...

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Group 1 Winner Starman One of 14 in Sprint Cup

Haydock hosts the G1 Betfair Sprint Cup S. on Sept. 4, and Group 1 winner Starman (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) is one of 14 signed on in the six-furlong affair. A winner of the G1 Darley July Cup S. ahead of Dragon Symbol (GB) (Cable Bay {Ire}) on July 10, the David Ward colourbearer ran third, one better than Brando (GB) (Pivotal {GB}) in the G1 LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest to Marianafoot (Fr) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}) at Deauville on Aug. 8 for trainer Ed Walker. Fellow Group 1 winner Glen...

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Oxted Faces 22 in July Cup Defence

A total of 23 horses have been confirmed for the July 10 G1 Darley July Cup at Newmarket, including Roger Teal's 2020 victor Oxted (GB) (Mayson {GB}). Second in the G3 Abernant S. at HQ on Apr. 15, the entire was third behind the reopposing Starman (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) in the G2 Duke Of York S. on May 12, prior to doubling his Group 1 tally in the G1 King's Stand S. at Royal Ascot on June 15. Dual group winner and last out June 19 Wokingham S. hero...

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Starman Set to Miss Jubilee

Thursday to Friday at Royal Ascot was like chalk and cheese and now that the meeting has become chopped in two by the unprecedented rainstorm there is only need for mudlarks to apply for Saturday's finale. Just as David Ward's Primo Bacio (Ire) (Awtaad {Ire}) was pulled out of the G1 Coronation S. on Friday, so there must be a major doubt as to whether his Starman (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) will be allowed to take part in Saturday's G1 Diamond Jubilee S. Looking the one to beat before the...

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A'ali Headed to The Curragh

MGSW A'Ali (Ire) (Society Rock {Ire}) is bound across the Irish Sea and will contest the G1 Flying Five S. at The Curragh on Sept. 13. The Shaikh Duaji Al Khalifa colourbearer a trio of Group 2s as a juvenile, added the G3 Coral Charge S. to his haul on July 5 and was also first past the post in the July 19 G2 Sapphire S. in Ireland. He could only manage fourth to Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) in the G1 Nunthorpe S. at York on Aug. 21. "He...

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Ground Key for Art Power in Nunthorpe

King Power Racing's Art Power (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), who won the G3 Lacken S. at Naas on July 4, is targeting the Aug. 21 G1 Nunthorpe S., where he would face top older sprinter Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}). His trainer Tim Easterby is hoping for rain, as the grey is not ending his season in the York sprinting showcase. The 3-year-old colt is riding a four-race winning streak, with a novice score at York last October kicking things off at second asking. Art Power followed up with another...

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