Galileo (Ire)

Half to Preakness Hero War of Will Debuts at Leopardstown

13.40 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, f, 7fT Flaxman Holdings Ireland's SIERRA NEVADA (American Pharoah) is a Jessica Harrington-conditioned daughter of Listed Prix de Bagatelle victrix Visions of Clarity (Ire) (Sadler's Wells) and thus a half-sister to MGISW GI Preakness S.-winning sire War of Will (War Front) and G1 Vincent O'Brien National S.-winning sire Pathfork (Distorted Humor). The homebred bay encounters a baker's dozen in this unveiling. 14.15 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, c/g, 7fT Coolmore and Westerberg's STAR OF INDIA (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}), one of two contenders representing Ballydoyle, is a...

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Post Pegasus Turf, Magic Wand Targets Saudi Cup

The connections of dual GI Pegasus World Cup Turf runner-up Magic Wand (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) are considering trying the daughter of Prudenzia (Ire) (Dansili {GB}) on dirt in the upcoming $20-million Saudi Cup on Feb. 29, Racing Post reported. Successful in the Nov. 9 G1 Mackinnon S. Down Under and runner-up in the G1 Longines Hong Kong Cup on Dec. 8, the Aidan O'Brien trainee and Coolmore representative sports nine placings at Group 1 level from 23 starts. She is one of 14 entries for the master of Rosegreen spread...

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DRC's People's Choice Award Finalists Announced

The four finalists for the People's Choice Award were announced by Dubai Racing Club on Tuesday. A fan-voted accolade recognizing the most compelling 2019 moment in horseracing and part of the HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horseracing Excellence Awards, the 2019 finalists are: retired champion jockey Pat Smullen's greatest race, who, despite battling pancreatic cancer, has raised nearly $3 million for Cancer Trials Ireland; Belvoir Bay (GB) (Equiano {Fr}), a burn victim of the San Luis Rey Downs fire, who would go on take the GI Breeders' Cup...

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