Invincible Army (Ire)

Blackbeard's Brother Debuts At Navan

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Saturday's Observations features a full-brother to a multiple Group 1-winning juvenile. 13.20 Navan, Mdn, €18,000, 2yo, 5f 180yT TUNBRIDGE WELLS (IRE) (No Nay Never) is a full-brother to last year's G1 Prix Morny and G1 Middle Park S. hero Blackbeard (Ire) who bids to book his ticket to Royal...

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Making Waves: Kodiac Filly Stands Out In New York

   In this series, the TDN takes a look at notable successes of European-based sires in North America. This column is highlighted by the victory of Pipsy during the Belmont at the Big A meeting in New York. Pipsy Soars In New York  Pipsy (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}), who races for Woodford Throughbreds, LLC, earned the first graded win of her career in the GIII Soaring Softly S. during Belmont's spring meeting at Aqueduct on Sunday (video). Trained by Will Walden, the filly is now three-for-four. The Noel Finegan-bred was a...

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Half-Sister to Fev Rover Starts at Newcastle

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Tuesday's Insights features a half GI winner Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan {Ire}). 19.00 Newcastle, Novice, £6,600, 2yo, f, 6fT LEVERET (IRE) (Invincible Army {Ire}) is a half-sister to the recent GI Beverly D S. heroine Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan {Ire}), whose three other group and graded-stakes wins include the...

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Kitty Rose First Black Type Winner For Invincible Army As Irish Champions Day Kicks Off

The Irish Champions Festival began with a renewal of Leopardstown's Listed Ballylinch Stud Irish EBF Ingabelle S. which may prove better than its status in time as two class acts dominated proceedings throughout. While Ballydoyle's 13-8 favourite Content (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) did her thing by going fast in front and keeping at it, Natalia Lupini's Kitty Rose (GB) (Invincible Army {Ire}--Varnish {GB}, by Choisir {Aus}) had too many guns from over a furlong out and stretched to an impressive 2 1/2-length success under Billy Lee. In doing so, the 3-1...

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First Winner For Yeomanstown's Invincible Army

Yeomanstown Stud's Invincible Army (Ire) (by Invincible Spirit {Ire}) added his name to the growing list of winner-represented first-season sires on Sunday as his son Love Billy Boy (Ire) scored on debut at Musselburgh. Sent off the 9-4 favourite for the five-furlong Race To A Cure For MND EBF Novice S., the £90,000 Goffs UK Premier purchase who races in the famous Roldvale Ltd silks travelled strongly for Sean Levey held up behind the leading pair. Making smooth progress to hit the front 1 1/2 furlongs down, the Richard Hannon-trained...

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Dark Angel Leads Yeomanstown Roster at €60,000

Veteran stallion Dark Angel (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of €60,000 in 2022, and leads the Yeomanstown Stud roster of five stallions. Firmly on top of the European 2-Year-Old Sires' table, the grey sired dual Group 1-winning juvenile Angel Bleu (Fr), as well as older filly Althiqa (GB), who won a brace of Grade Is Stateside. His third Group 1 winner this term was GI Maker's Mark Mile S. hero Raging Bull (Fr). Overall, the 16-year-old sired 20 stakes winners in 2021, 12 of them group...

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Dark Angel Leads Yeomanstown Roster at €60k

Dark Angel (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) leads the 2021 Yeomanstown Stud roster at €60,000, as the County Kildare-based stud released their fees for next season. All fees have been reduced by 25% due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The grey has enjoyed a great season, and sits eighth on the TDN European General Sires List, with Group 1 winners Battaash (Ire) and Raging Bull (Ire) on top of younger horses of the quality of G1 Prix Morny third Rhythm Master (Ire), SW Fantasy Lady (Ire) and G3 Somerville Tattersalls S. runner-up...

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Invincible Army has Seven Mares In Foal
Invincible Army has Seven Mares In Foal

MGSW Invincible Army (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) has had seven mares scanned in foal, Yeomanstown Stud announced on Wednesday. Among the septet is the MSP Masaya (GB) (Dansili {GB}), SW Angelic Light (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) and the winning Red Romance (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}), a half-sister to MSP Isabeau (Ire) (Cable Bay {Ire}). He is priced at €10,000 for 2020. "Invincible Army has been very well received and supported by breeders," said Yeomanstown's Gay O'Callaghan. "He has show great enthusiasm for his new role and I'm sure he'll be...

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