Eddie Lynam

Lynam Eyes Group 1 Double at Royal Ascot With Romantic Proposal

Only Choisir (Aus) and Blue Point (Ire) have managed to win the King's Stand and the Platinum Jubilee in the same year but Eddie Lynam has opened the door to his Group 1-winning sprinter Romantic Proposal (Ire) (Raven's Pass) emulating those legendary speedsters at Royal Ascot next month and is eyeing an audacious tilt at the double. Romantic Proposal showed blistering speed in winning the G1 Flying Five S. at the Curragh last season and, despite treating the Listed Woodlands S. at Naas like a piece of work on her...

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Flying Five Glory For Raven's Pass' Romantic Proposal
Flying Five Glory For Raven's Pass' Romantic Proposal

Eddie Lynam has done more than most to revive the Irish sprinting scene from the doldrums and he was in the limelight again at the end of Sunday's G1 Derrinstown Stud Flying Five S. at The Curragh with the mare Romantic Proposal (Ire) (Raven's Pass). Sent off at 16-1 with just a win in this track's Listed Dubai Duty Free Dash S. to recommend her in a deep renewal, Clipper Logistics' 5-year-old was held up early by Chris Hayes towards the stand's rail before being switched to track the accomplished...

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Soffia Retired, to Visit Frankel

MGSW Soffia (GB) (Kyllachy {GB}--Rime A Rien {GB}, by Amadeus Wolf {GB}) has been retired and will visit Frankel (GB) this season, Racing Post reported on Sunday. Bred by Newsells Park Stud and an 16,000gns Tattersalls December weanling turned €52,000 Tattersalls Ireland September yearling, the dark bay was trained by Eddie Lynam for Lady O'Reilly. A four-time winner at three, Soffia truly shone at four, taking the Listed Sole Power Sprint S., G3 Ballyogan S. and G2 Sapphire S. in succession from May to June of 2019. She was a...

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