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Tara Stud's River Boyne Has First Mares In Foal

Grade I winner River Boyne (Ire) (Dandy Man {Ire}) has his first few mares scanned in foal, Tara Stud announced via Twitter on Tuesday. The GI Frank E. Kilroe Mile hero's first three mares bred were all pregnant. He stands for €5,000 this year. "Excited to announce that River Boyne has his first three mares covered all scanned in foal," the stud tweeted. "The Grade I winner has taken very well to his new career and is proving very popular with breeders."

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Tara Stud's Homecoming King

On part of its 70-mile journey across Ireland, the River Boyne flows not far from Tara Stud in County Meath, but the stallion named in its honour has taken a far more meandering course simply to return to source. Approaching his sixth birthday, River Boyne (Ire) (Dandy Man {Ire}) is back home from America and about to embark on a stallion career five years after he was sold by his breeder Derek Iceton at the Goffs November Foal Sale. On Sunday, his full-brother will pass through the same sale ring,...

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River Boyne Joins The Tara Stud Roster

River Boyne (Ire), a Grade 1-winning son of Dandy Man (Ire), will join the roster at Tara Stud in Ireland for 2021. His fee is yet to be confirmed. The 5-year-old started his racing career in Ireland with Gordon Elliott before being transferred to the Californian stable of Jeff Mullins. A winner in each of his racing seasons between the ages of two and five, River Boyne was victorious in nine of his 25 races, including the GI Frank E Kilroe Mile at Santa Anita, where he also won the...

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Freshman Sire Estidhkaar Off the Mark at Nantes

1st-Nantes, €14,000, Mdn, 6-9, 2yo, 7fT, 1:27.59, g/s. FOREFRONT (IRE) (c, 2, Estidhkaar {Ire}--Archange {Fr}, by Arcano {Ire}) ran seventh in a winner-producing maiden over six furlongs at Saint-Cloud in his May 12 debut and duly obliged as the 9-5 favourite here to become the first winner for Tara Stud-based freshman sire Estidhkaar (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}). Breaking ahead of all 10 rivals to gain an immediate lead, he held sway throughout and lengthened clear of toiling rivals in the straight to easily dismiss Another Hot Topic (Ire) (Rio de...

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