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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Goffs Sportsman's Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the Goffs Sportsman's Sale, which takes place at Kildare Paddocks on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, is online and features 410 commercial yearlings. The 2020 edition of the sale produced this year's G2 Prix Robert Papin and G3 Prix du Bois scorer Atomic Force (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}), who was purchased by Stephen Hillen and Kevin Ryan for £22,000 and has since been sold on to race in Hong Kong. Every yearling catalogued is eligible for the €100,000 Goffs Sportsman's Challenge, set for Sept. 5, 2022 over...

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Signora Cabello Will Be Covered by Galileo

MGSW Signora Cabello (Ire) (Camacho {GB}-Journalist {Ire}, by Night Shift), who was also second in the G1 Prix Morny, will visit Coolmore's Galileo (Ire) this spring, owner Phoenix Thoroughbreds announced on Wednesday. A winner of the G2 Queen Mary S. and G2 Prix Robert Papin, the former John Quinn trainee was retired in September with a mark of 11-4-1-0 and $310,977 in earnings. "I think she'll make a very good broodmare," said Quinn in September. "She's blessed with great speed, a great constitution and a will to win. She was...

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