Eternal Silence

Sacred Wish Looks To Stay Clean On the Green In Valley View

The GIII Bank of America Valley View S. kicks off the graded action on the final two days of the fall meeting at Keeneland, and a mostly evenly matched group of sophomore fillies will head to the post. Sacred Wish (Not This Time) was something other than a failure on the main track, with placings in the GII Gulfstream Park Oaks--in her first start following a private acquisition by a partnership group headed up by Black Type Thoroughbreds and Swinbank Stable--and a near miss behind Wet Paint (Blame) in the...

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Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas: Where Did They Come From?

   Dermot Weld is hunting for his second consecutive edition of the G1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas, and he saddles Tahiyra (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}), who enters on the back of a strong second in the English equivalent. Also represented by Tarawa (Ire) (Shamardal), Weld faces a strong contingent from Ballydoyle, among others, with GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies heroine Meditate (Ire) (No Nay Never), who renews her rivalry with the former, the best of her rivals.   ASPEN GROVE (IRE), Justify--Data Dependent (More Than Ready) Owner: Craig Bernick Breeder: Glen...

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Siyouni's Tahiyra In Scintillating Moyglare Success

It proved an emotional afternoon for Dermot Weld on Sunday as the legendary veteran of the Irish training ranks basked in the glory of winning the Curragh's G1 Moyglare Stud S. for the first time since 1987 with the brilliant 'TDN Rising Star' Tahiyra (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}). So closely linked with the sponsors for so long, the master of Rosewell House was winning their signature race with an Aga Khan homebred who had looked so special on her winning debut at Galway July 26. Always travelling supremely well behind the...

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