G1 Comer Group International Irish St Leger

Irish Leger Success For Sonnyboyliston

Underlining the strength of York's revamped Ebor H., the Kildare Racing Club's Sonnyboyliston (Ire) (Power {GB}) bounced out of his success in that prestigious affair to bring up a notable double in Sunday's G1 Comer Group International Irish St Leger at The Curragh. With the dual winner Search For a Song (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) unable to make an impact this time, the Johnny Murtagh-trained 4-year-old had the Joseph O'Brien pair Twilight Payment (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) and Baron Samedi (GB) (Harbour Watch {Ire}) to contend with and proved toughest to carry...

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Irish St Leger For Baron Samedi

Three-time group winner Baron Samedi (GB) (Harbour Watch {Ire})'s long-term goal is the G1 Comer Group International Irish St Leger, trainer Joseph O'Brien has revealed. A winner of the G2 Prix du Conseil de Paris last fall, the 4-year-old gelding returned this spring with a smart win in the G3 Vintage Crop S. at Navan on Apr. 25 and added the GII Belmont Gold Cup S. Stateside on June 4. In his latest run, he was fifth in the G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud on July 4. "Baron Samedi has...

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