Go Bears Go (Ire)

Middle Park Attracts Fourteen

Group winner Go Bears Go (Ire) (Kodi Bear {Ire}) is coming into the Sept. 25 G1 Middle Park S. in good form after a brief freshening. The G2 Railway S. winner and G1 Phoenix S. third is one of 14 juveniles to stand their ground at this entry stage. A debut winner at Newbury for trainer David Loughnane, the colt was also second in the June 17 G2 Norfolk S. behind subsequent Group 1 winner Perfect Power (Ire) (Ardad {Ire}). "We are exactly where we want to be, the ground...

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Go Bears Go to Skip Morny and Wait For Middle Park

Group 2 winner Go Bears Go (Ire) (Kodi Bear {Ire}) will not step out in the Aug. 22 G1 Prix Morny, but will instead wait for the Sept. 25 G1 Middle Park S. trainer David Loughnane revealed. A winner first out at Ascot in May, the colt ran second in the G2 Norfolk S. at Royal Ascot and captured the G2 Railway S. at The Curragh on June 26. His latest start was a third-place run in the wake of Ebro River (Ire) (Galileo Gold {GB}) in the G1 Keeneland...

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Potential Targets Outlined For Go Bears Go

Go Bears Go (Ire) (Kodi Bear {Ire}), who ran third in the G1 Keeneland Phoenix S. at The Curragh on Sunday, will make his next start in either the Aug. 22 G1 Prix Morny at Deauville later this month or the G2 Gimcrack S. at York on Aug. 20, trainer Dave Loughnane revealed on Monday. A winner of an Ascot novice on May 8, the colt was second in the G2 Norfolk S. at Royal Ascot prior to winning the June 26 G2 GAIN Rainway S. He said, "At the...

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Starman Heads Maurice de Gheest Cast

Deauville stages the G1 LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest on Sunday, where David Ward's G1 July Cup hero Starman (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) has to tackle testing ground as he bids to put his marker down on the sprinting division. Beaten only once when encountering soft going in Ascot's G1 Qipco British Champions Sprint S., the 4-year-old nevertheless carries significant stable confidence into the 6 1/2-furlong highlight. "He's in cracking form and we're super excited, so fingers crossed," trainer Ed Walker said. "Everything has gone very well since the July...

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Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Catalogue Revealed

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale is now online, the sales company announced on Tuesday. Relocated to Park Paddocks in Newmarket on Sept. 21-22 from its regular home in Ireland, 488 yearlings make up the two-day Part I of the sale, with 101 set to go through the ring for Part II later on the 22nd. Past graduates of the sale include G2 Railway S. hero Go Bears Go (Ire) (Kodi Bear {Ire}), as well as G1 Tattersalls Gold Cup winner Helvic Dream (Ire) (Power {GB}) and...

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Phoenix on the Docket For Go Bears Go

Saturday's G2 Railway S. hero Go Bears Go (Ire) (Kodi Bear {Ire}) will be pointed to the G1 Keeneland Phoenix S. at The Curragh on Aug. 8. Owned by Kia Joorabchian's Amo Racing Limited and P. Waney, Go Bears Go broke his maiden at Ascot on May 8 and was a close second in the G2 Norfolk S. at Royal Ascot on June 17. "We were obviously thrilled with the horse, especially after going so close at Royal Ascot," said trainer David Loughnane. "We've got six weeks until the Phoenix...

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Kodi Bear's Go Bears Go Wins the Railway

Runner-up in a gruelling renewal of the G2 Norfolk S. at Royal Ascot last Thursday, Go Bears Go (Ire) (Kodi Bear {Ire}) demonstrated his toughness to back up quickly and edge out the G3 Marble Hill S. first and second Castle Star (Ire) (Starspangledbanner {Aus}) and Masseto (GB) (Territories {Ire}) in a strong edition of The Curragh's G2 GAIN Railway S. on Saturday. Shadowing the leader The Acropolis (Ire) (Churchill {Ire}) in second throughout, the 17-2 shot who sported the Amo Racing silks was in front two out and refused...

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