Maman Joon (Ire)

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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Zoffany Filly A New Rising Star After Newbury Romp

In his first season training in his own right, Jack Channon has at least one very smart individual on his hands as the newcomer Gather Ye Rosebuds (GB) (Zoffany {Ire}--Chelsey Jayne {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}) spreadeagled an assembly of well-bred 3-year-old fillies in Friday's 10-furlong Dreweatts Maiden Fillies' S. at Newbury to earn a TDN Rising Star tag. Slowly away under Connor Beasley, the 33-1 shot who races for Linda Shanahan and Emily Magnier was quickly able to gain a pitch tracking the leader before moving to the front approaching...

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