G2 July S.

Kingdom Of Bahrain To Extend And Expand July Festival Sponsorship

The Kingdom of Bahrain will extend its sponsorship of The July Festival at Newmarket beginning in 2023, The Jockey Club and The Bahrain Turf Club announced on Friday. A sponsor of the G3 Bahrain Trophy since 1991, the Kingdom of Bahrain will also now sponsor the G2 Princess Of Wales's S. and the G2 July S. in a new, multi-year agreement. All three stakes races take place on opening day of The July Festival, Ladies Day, on Thursday, July 13. Speaking from The Bahrain Turf Club where The Jockey Club...

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G2 July S. Hero Persian Force Retired For Stallion Duty

Group 2 winner Persian Force (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}--Vida Amorosa {Ire}, by Lope De Vega {Ire}), placed three times at the highest level, has been retired to stand at stud in 2023, Amo Racing's Tom Pennington confirmed to the TDN on Sunday morning. A stud farm and fee for the precocious juvenile will be announced in the very near future. "Persian's done an incredible job, to be honest," Amo Racing's Kia Joorabchian told Nick Luck during Luck On Sunday. "He's done everything that Mehmas has done. Arguably, according to Richard Hannon,...

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Persian Force An 'Outstanding Chance' In The July S.

Persian Force (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}), runner-up in the G2 Coventry S. at Royal Ascot, is an 'outstanding chance' to following in his sire's hoofsteps to win the G2 July S. on July 7, according to trainer Richard Hannon. Owned by Amo Racing, the colt won his first two starts at Doncaster and Newbury in March and May, respectively. "Persian Force worked super on Tuesday and the July S. has always been the plan since he finished second in the Coventry S. at Royal Ascot," said Hannon. "It comes at the...

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