You're 'Verry' Welcome

Following the frantic Saturday, a sense of serenity returns to the European racing scene on Sunday with Deauville hosting the leading action including the G1 Darley Prix Morny and G1 Darley Prix Jean Romanet. In the latter contest, France says bienvenue to the Australian wonder Verry Elleegant (NZ) (Zed {NZ}) who makes her eagerly anticipated Northern Hemisphere debut under Frankie Dettori for the Francis-Henri Graffard stable. Her astounding 11 Group 1 wins in her former country make her a figure of worldwide renown, but a 12th in Europe would truly...

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Twomey “Disappointed And Upset” Over Rosscarbery Disqualification 

Paddy Twomey has admitted that the disqualification of Rosscarbery (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) from third spot in Sunday's Alwasmiyah Pretty Polly S. after her rider Wayne Lordan weighed in 5lbs light took the gloss off the fact that he recorded his first Group 1 success in the race with La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}). The trainer described himself as "disappointed and upset" that Rosscarbery, supplemented for the Curragh Group 1 at a cost of €30,000 to the filly's owner Robert Moran, missed out on prize-money...

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'I Nearly Walked Away From Ownership But For Straight-Talking Twomey'

Robert Moran, whose increasingly familiar yellow and black colours will be carried by leading G3 Munster Oaks S. contender Rosscarbery (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) at Cork on Wednesday, has revealed how the filly's trainer Paddy Twomey has reinvigorated his love for racing after a number of bad experiences left him contemplating his future as an owner.  The American yacht broker has already surpassed his greatest tally of wins in a season with six successes on the board this campaign, three of which were recorded by Rosscarbery, who Moran says...

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