Lady Bowthorpe (GB)

Lady Bowthorpe to Skip Sun Chariot in Favour of Champions Day

Group 1 winner Lady Bowthorpe (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) will not start in the G1 Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot S. at Newmarket on Oct. 2, and will instead be pointed at the Oct. 16 QIPCO British Champions Day. Trained by William Jarvis for Emma Banks, the 5-year-old mare won the G1 Nassau S. in late July, but was only seventh in the G1 Prix Jean Romanet on Aug. 22. Jarvis is pointing Lady Bowthorpe to either the one mile G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. or the 10-furlong G1 QIPCO Champion...

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Sun Chariot Likely For Lady Bowthorpe

Group 1 winner Lady Bowthorpe (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) will likely make her next start in the G1 Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot S. on Oct. 2. Trainer William Jarvis prefers that Newmarket option, with the G1 Prix de l'Opera back in France on Oct. 3 no longer under consideration. Later targets on the calendar include the G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. or G1 Champion S. on Oct. 16 for the 5-year-old mare. In her most recent start, the G1 Nassau S. heroine was seventh of eight in the G1 Prix...

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Targets Aplenty For Lady Bowthorpe

Fresh and well after her maiden Group 1 victory in the Nassau S. at the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Thursday, William Jarvis trainee Lady Bowthorpe (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) is eyeing a pair of top flight races in France. The first target for the 5-year-old mare is the G1 Prix Jean Romanet on Aug. 22, and, if the bay continues to thrive, the G1 Prix de l'Opera on Arc day would come next. "I haven't been back [to the yard] myself, but I've had reports that everything is good with her...

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Nathaniel's Lady Bowthorpe Powers To Nassau Glory

Stopping the 3-year-old momentum in Thursday's G1 Qatar Nassau S. at Goodwood, Emma Banks's Lady Bowthorpe (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) swooped to conquer to end trainer William Jarvis's 27-year wait for another top-level winner. Unlucky when fourth in the G1 Falmouth S. over a mile at Newmarket last time July 9, the 10-3 shot raced with only the 9-4 joint-favourite Audarya (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) behind early as the other market-leader Joan of Arc (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) was sent on by Ryan Moore. Delivered wide of that long-time leader and Zeyaadah...

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Audarya Primed for Nassau Bid

With the major contests going the way of the 3-year-olds so far, it is up to Audarya (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) to attempt to bring that generation back into line a touch in Thursday's G1 Qatar Nassau S. at Goodwood. Improving markedly at this stage last term, Alison Swinburn's 5-year-old captured the G1 Prix Jean Romanet on soft ground at Deauville in August, was third to Tarnawa (Ire) (Shamardal) in the G1 Prix de l'Opera on heavy at ParisLongchamp in October before capturing the GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare...

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Falmouth Next For Lady Bowthorpe

The July 9 G1 Falmouth S. is the next target for G1 Lockinge S. runner-up Lady Bowthorpe (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}). A colourbearer for music agent Emma Banks, the William Jarvis trainee captured the G2 Dahlia S. first up at Newmarket on May 2, before her Lockinge run. Most recently, the bay ran a solid second behind Indie Angel (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) in the G2 Duke Of Cambridge S. at Royal Ascot on June 16. "She's come out of it pretty well and we're very pleased with her," said the...

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The Second Summer of Love

She has waited long enough, it seems, and the time has finally arrived for the rekindling of Love (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) at Royal Ascot. Denied outings in the Arc, the Breeders' Cup and the Tattersalls Gold Cup, Ballydoyle's G1 1000 Guineas and G1 Epsom Oaks heroine has everything in her favour at last as the sun beats down on the famed Berkshire strip. Successful in her three 3-year-old starts--which also included the G1 Yorkshire Oaks--by a cumulative margin of 18 1/2 lengths, the chestnut lines up against the colts for...

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