Ballymount Boy

Mickey Cleere: 'I Was Never As Nervous – Big Evs Is The Fastest I've Ridden'

Top breeze-up handler Mickey Cleere has shared how he breathed a huge sigh of relief after Big Evs (Ire) (Blue Point {Ire}), a horse he describes as the fastest he has ridden, bounced right back to form to run away with the G2 Flying Childers S. at Doncaster.  That win provided Cleere with an added pep to his step ahead of the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale, where he picked up the similarly smart juvenile Ballymount Boy (Ire) (Camacho {GB}) for just €8,000, before turning him into a €110,000 breezer...

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Keatley Aiming Ballymount Boy At The Jean-Luc Lagardere

Adrian Keatley is preparing Ballymount Boy (Ire) (Camacho {GB}) for a tilt at the G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at ParisLongchamp. Bought by the emerging force of Wathnan Racing after finishing second to Vandeek (GB) (Havana Grey {GB}) in the G2 Richmond S., Ballymount Boy  went on to fill the runner-up spot in the G3 Acomb S. at York.  Connections are now eyeing Group 1 glory on Arc weekend and the Classic-winning trainer has reported the colt to be training well. Keatley said, "He's doing very well after York, we're very...

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