Lily Pond (Ire)

Galileo's Lily Pond Takes The Kilboy Estate

There was a competitive line-up for The Curragh's G2 Kilboy Estate S. on Sunday and it was Ballydoyle's Lily Pond (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) who proved toughest as the 3-year-olds filled out the first three places in the nine-furlong feature. Building a smart portfolio since her winning debut at Dundalk Apr. 12, the bay was runner-up in the G3 Blue Wind S. at a mile and a quarter at Naas May 7 and third in the 12-furlong G3 Munster Oaks at Cork June 8 before finding the 14-furlong test of Leopardstown's...

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Australia's Tranquil Lady Outclasses Blue Wind Opposition

Six days after the G1 Prix Ganay victory of her half-brother State of Rest (Ire) (Starspangledbanner {Aus}), Teme Valley Racing's Tranquil Lady (Ire) (Australia {GB}--Repose) kept the family honour well and truly intact with an authoritative success in Naas' G3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Blue Wind S. Sent off the 3-1 joint-second favourite in what appeared to be a tight contest, the chestnut who had been fourth in Navan's Listed Salsabil S. on her 3-year-old bow Apr. 23 travelled sweetly in third early under Dylan Browne McMonagle. Cruising to Ballydoyle's 11-4...

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Time To Walk The Walk

After the bombshell dropped by connections of Luxembourg (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) on Friday, the door to the Epsom Derby has been well and truly kicked open and suddenly, the quintet lining up for Saturday's Listed SBK Derby Trial at Lingfield have a clearer path to the Blue Riband. Godolphin's Walk of Stars (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is of obvious interest in the race in which the fellow Charlie Appleby-trained Adayar (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) met with defeat 12 months ago and he is equipped for it, being a descendant of the blue-hen...

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