G1 Nassau S.

O'Brien Gives Update on Goodwood Team

Aidan O'Brien will send a strong Ballydoyle challenge to the Qatar Goodwood Festival next week, and has a trio of colts ready to step forward in the G1 Qatar Sussex S.-Lope Y Fernandez (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}), Order Of Australia (Ire) (Australia {GB}) and Battleground (War Front). Runner-up in the G1 Queen Anne S. at Royal Ascot, the MG1SP Lope Y Fernandez won the Listed Heritage S. at Leopardstown in April. GI Breeders' Cup Mile hero Order Of Australia was last seen in action taking the G2 Minstrel S....

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MG1SW Deirdre In Foal to Wootton Bassett

Deirdre (Jpn) (Harbinger {GB}), who won two races at the highest level, has been pronounced in foal to Coolmore's Wootton Bassett (GB), trainer Mitsuru Hashida has told the Japanese press. The Toji Morita-owned 7-year-old, a half-sister to Japanese listed-placed Odysseus (Jpn) (Falbrav {Ire}), won the G1 Shuka Sho in 2017, as well as the G1 Nassau S. at Goodwood in 2019. She was also runner-up in the 2018 G1 Longines Hong Kong Cup and third in both the G1 Dubai Turf and G1 QIPCO Champion S. while earning north of...

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Nassau Anchors Goodwood Festival on Thursday

It is the turn of the fillies and mares on Thursday, with the G1 Qatar Nassau S. headlining a fascinating third day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival. It features a clash between two fillies whose limits are far from set at present, with Shadwell's Nazeef (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) taking on the year-younger Fancy Blue (Ire) (Deep Impact {Jpn}). The former steps up from a mile for the first time, having captured the G2 Duke of Cambridge S. at Royal Ascot June 16 and G1 Falmouth S. at Newmarket July...

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