Tipperary

Invincible Spirit's Pearls Galore Rules In The Fairy Bridge

Continuing her upward trajectory on Thursday, Haras de Saint Pair's Pearls Galore (Fr) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) defied a three-pound penalty for her July 11 G3 Brownstown S. success in style in Tipperary's G3 Coolmore Stud No Nay Never Fairy Bridge S. Always travelling strongly racing behind the pace, the 5-2 second favourite was angled off the fence by Billy Lee straightening for home and after delivering her potent turn of acceleration recorded a comprehensive 1 3/4-length defeat of Roca Roma (Ire) (Australia {GB}). "She was in great form when she...

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TDN Rising Star Shaikha in Action at Deauville

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Thursday's Observations features a 'TDN Rising Star'. 4:50 Tipperary, Mdn, €14,000, 2yo f, 7 1/2fT HISTORY (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) was a highly promising second on debut at The Curragh earlier this month and has considerable scope for progression off that effort, being a daughter of the multiple graded-stakes winner...

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Stephen Mahon Will Be Investigated By IHRB For Alleged Sampling Interference

Trainer Stephen Mahon, who was banned in June for a period of four years for animal neglect, will be investigated by the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) after allegedly interfering with the post-race sample collection of one of his former horses, the Racing Post reported on Sunday evening. Stormey (Ire) (September Storm {Ger}), a horse formerly trained by Mahon, ran third in the Tipperary Racecourse Beginners Chase. The incident took place at Tipperary and was reported to the stewards by IHRB veterinary assistant Avena O'Keeffe. She alleged that Mahon "was...

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Coolmore Blueblood Introduced at Tipperary

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Tuesday's Observations features the first foal of MGSP Butterflies (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). 4.40 Tipperary, Mdn, €5,500, 2yo, f, 5fT YET (War Front) is the first foal out of what could prove to be an important broodmare for Coolmore in the dual Group 3-placed Butterflies (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), herself a...

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GAIN to Sponsor The Advantage Series

GAIN Equine Nutrition will sponsor a new race series, The Advantage Series, for the Irish Flat Season, Horse Racing Ireland announced on Tuesday. Launched with Ado McGuinness Racing, the eight part series of races will be run for points over a variety of conditions to cater to different trainers and horses throughout the season. For each race, there will be a 40% prizemoney boost. A grand prize of €5,000 worth of GAIN Equine Nutrition products will be awarded to the trainer who tops the GAIN The Advantage Series at the...

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Kingman Book 1 Sensation Debuts in 'Too Darn Hot' Maiden

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday's Insights features a 2.3 million guineas son of Kingman (GB). 2.20 Sandown, Mdn, £6,400, 2yo, 8fT SYMBOLIC POWER (GB) (Kingman {GB}) was the third highest-priced colt to sell at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1, with Godolphin paying 2.3million gns for the bay, whose dam is a...

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Son of Treve Begins His Career at Chantilly

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday's Insights features the first foal of dual Arc heroine Treve (Fr) (Motivator {GB}). 12.10 Chantilly, Cond, €27,000, 2yo, 6fT Le Haras de La Gousserie's €62,000 Arqana August bargain buy SEALIWAY (FR) (Galiway {Ire}) posted one of France's leading freshman performances when impressing with a two-length debut success, defeating...

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