Gutaifan (Ire)

Phoenix An Option For Perfect Power

Group 2 winner Perfect Power (Ire) (Ardad {Ire}) is a likely supplement for the Aug. 8 G1 Keeneland Phoenix S. at The Curragh according to trainer Richard Fahey. Third at first asking at Newcastle near the end of May, the bay graduated at Hamilton on June 9 and clawed out a narrow win in the G2 Norfolk S. at Royal ascot on June 17. However, the Phoenix is not the only race being looked at by his connections, with the G2 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Gimcrack S. also under consideration...

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Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas Likely For Fev Rover

Group 2 winner Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan {Ire}), who ran third in the G1 QIPCO 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 2, will likely make her next appearance in the G1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas on May 23. Runner-up in the G2 Duchess Of Cambridge S. at second asking in July, the Richard Fahey-trained bay took a listed at Sandown later that month, before winning Deauville's G2 Shadwell Prix du Calvados on Aug. 22. The Nick Bradley Racing silksbearer ended her season with a fourth in the G1 Qatar Prix...

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Gutaifan on the Move to Haras des Faunes

MGSW & G1SP Gutaifan (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) will stand at Alain Chopard's Haras des Faunes in 2021, France-Sire reported. Formerly at Yeomanstown Stud in Ireland, the grey's oldest foals are 3-year-olds. He was purchased by Chopard and will stand for €3,500. "He's a horse that's proven he can get 2-year-old winners," said Chopard to France-Sire. He already has a lot of them. I was looking for a stallion of this type, and I was offered Gutaifan. He made a big impact this year with Fev Rover, who still beat...

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Gutaifan's Fev Rover Earns Calvados Verdict

Richard Fahey trainee Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan) was rewarded for runner-up finishes at Doncaster and Newmarket with a first black-type success upped to seven furlongs for Sandown's July 21 Listed Star S. and duly delivered as a short-odds selection for a second in Saturday's G2 Shadwell Prix du Calvados at Deauville. The April-foaled dark bay raced prominently, just behind the pacesetting Plainchant (Fr) (Gregorian {Ire}), for most of the straight seven-furlong trip. Rowed along to close on that rival passing the quarter-mile marker, the 6-5 favourite came under sterner urging...

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