Sea La Rosa (Ire)

Sea La Rosa To The Fore In The Royallieu

Diverted to ParisLongchamp's G1 Qatar Prix de Royallieu after a headline-heavy week, G1 Melbourne Cup victrix Verry Elleegant (NZ) (Zed {NZ}) was unable to land a telling blow and trailed home seventh behind Sunderland Holdings' Sea La Rosa (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}--Soho Rose {Ire}, by Hernando {Fr}), who added to her pattern-race tally with a career high in the 14-furlong distaffers' feature. The William Haggas trainee arrived at the Bois de Boulogne venue having annexed Goodwood's July 30 G2 Lillie Langtry S. and Deauville's Aug. 21 G2 Prix de...

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Sea The Stars's Sea La Rosa Prevails In The Pomone

Minutes after capturing the G3 Ballyogan S. at Naas on Sunday, the 2022 success story that is the William Haggas stable continued apace at Deauville as Somerville Lodge enjoyed a pattern-race double courtesy of Sunderland Holding's Sea La Rosa (Fr) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) in the G2 Darley Prix de Pomone. Saddled with a penalty for her success in Goodwood's G2 Qatar Lillie Langtry S. July 30, the Ecurie des Monceaux-bred 4-year-old was still hot property at 3-5 and set off in a close second behind compatriot Glenartney (GB) (Le...

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Sea The Stars's Sea La Rosa On Top In The Lillie Langtry

Stamina was the prime requirement in Saturday's G2 Qatar Lillie Langtry S. on the final day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival and Sunderland Holding's Sea La Rosa (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}--Soho Rose {Ire}, by Hernando {Fr}) came through with under a perfectly-judged ride from Tom Marquand. Settled third early several lengths off the lone leader Urban Artist (GB) (Cityscape {GB}), the William Haggas-trained 9-4 second favourite who was last seen finishing runner-up in the G2 Lancashire Oaks at Haydock July 2 enjoyed a cool ride and was in front...

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Lillie Langtry To Conclude Glorious Week

The elite-level contests are done, track records have tumbled and Goodwood's five-day bonanza concludes with the G2 Qatar Lillie Langtry S. taking centre stage at the Sussex venue on Saturday. The £300,000 14-furlong distaffers' test has fallen to favourites in six of the last nine editions and this year's market is headed by Sunderland Holding's G2 Lancashire Oaks runner-up Sea La Rosa (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) and Coolmore and Westerberg's G1 Irish Oaks fourth Emily Dickinson (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}). The former's stamina is not in question, according to William...

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World Leader Baaeed Set to Light Up Goodwood

The unbeaten Baaeed (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}), the world's top-rated turf horse, will return to the racecourse on July 27 for the G1 Qatar Sussex S., in which he looks set to face the 2,000 Guineas and St James's Palace S winner Coroebus (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}). The clash of the Shadwell and Godolphin stars will be one of the highlights of the five-day Glorious Goodwood meeting, which gets underway next Tuesday. William Haggas, who has trained Baaeed to eight straight victories, including four Group 1 wins, said on Tuesday...

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Saturday Previews Feature Pattern Races at Haydock and Baden-Baden One Week Before Blue Riband

Saturday's action can safely be said to be low-key as far as this time of the season is concerned, but then the emphasis is on the upcoming jamboree at Epsom and the readying of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations so it is up to the contrasting parts of the racing world known as Haydock and Baden-Baden to supply the afternoon's European pattern races. At the former venue, the G3 Betfred Pinnacle S. witnesses another Sunderland Holding-William Haggas special in Sea La Rosa (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) who will be favourite...

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