Deauville Legend

Kerrin McEvoy To Ride Melbourne Cup Favourite Deauville Legend

Connections of the Melbourne Cup favourite Deauville Legend (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) have bolstered their chances of winning the race that stops a nation by securing the services of local jockey Kerrin McEvoy. A three-time Melbourne Cup-winning rider, McEvoy, who has a close relationship with Deauville Legend's owner Bon Ho, will take over from regular rider Daniel Muscutt. Trainer James Ferguson has arrived in Australia early to see his former inmate and breakthrough Group 1 scorer El Bodegan (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) tackle Saturday's Cox Plate on debut for Chris...

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Rose Family In Bloom For Heald

During a long, hot summer, one family which has been blooming rather than wilting is that of Soho Rose (Ire), a daughter of Hernando (Fr) who has been represented by two Group 2-winning offspring in the last three weeks. The mare's 4-year-old daughter Sea La Rosa (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) struck first in the G2 Lillie Langtry S. at Glorious Goodwood having already landed the G3 Pinnacle S. in May, and she was followed by her full-brother Deauville Legend (Ire) in Wednesday's G2 Voltigeur S. He too was backing...

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