Ulysses (Ire)

Cheveley Park Stud Releases 2023 Roster

Ulysses (Ire) anchors the Cheveley Park Stud roster in 2023 at £10,000. His progeny include G3 Ballysax S. scorer Piz Badile (Ire) who was also runner-up in the G1 Irish Derby, as well as second-crop colt Holloway Boy (GB), the winner of the Listed Chesham S. at Royal Ascot and third in the G1 Futurity Trophy later in the year. Twilight Son (GB) will stand for £7,000, while Mayson (GB)'s fee has been set at £6,000. Also standing for Cheveley Park is Unfortunately (Ire), who is based at Springfield House...

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Ulysses Colt Takes The Eye In Newmarket Cambridgeshire Meeting Opener

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 half-brother to Sacred (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}). 1.15 Newmarket, Mdn, £10,000, 2yo, c/g, 8fT A DUBLIN LAD (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}) is slated to be the first favourite of Newmarket's three-day Cambridgeshire meeting which plays host to some exciting juveniles and is one from John...

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Full-Sister To Sire Headman Set For HQ Debut

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 Observations features a full-sister to Headman (GB) (Kingman {GB}). 13.20 Newmarket, Nov, £8,000, 2yo, f, 7fT Juddmonte's March-foaled homebred PREPENSE (GB) (Kingman {GB}), scratched from a July 21 engagement at Newbury, is a full-sister to G1 Irish Champion S. fifth and dual Group 2-winning sire Headman (GB) and...

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Mighty Ulysses Wins The Henry Cecil

Frankie Dettori marked the end of his brief sabbatical from the Gosdens with a win on the 11-10 favourite Mighty Ulysses (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}) in Thursday's Listed Edmondson Hall Solicitors Sir Henry Cecil S. at Newmarket. A close-up fifth in the G1 St James's Palace S. at Royal Ascot, Saeed Suhail's progressive bay was keen on the front end throughout the early stages but had enough in reserve to take control inside the final furlong and beat Alflaila (GB) (Dark Angel {Ire}) by 1 1/2 lengths. It is clear that...

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Unraced Ulysses Colt Causes Chesham Upset

There was a shock in the opening Listed Chesham S. on Royal Ascot Saturday, as the race's only newcomer Holloway Boy (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}) came through to land the spoils at 40-1. Anchored in rear early by Danny Tudhope, the Karl Burke-trained chestnut stayed on strongly to overhaul the 80-1 shot Pearling Path (Fr) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}) in the last 50 yards and gain a length success, with Lakota Sioux (Ire) (Sioux Nation) 1 1/2 lengths away in third. The 11-8 favourite Alfred Munnings (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) was a...

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Half To Ultra Debuts At Doncaster

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. Sunday's Observations features a half-brother to Group 1 winner Ultra (Ire) (Manduro {Ger}). 2.12 Doncaster, £7,800, Mdn, 2yo, 7f 6yT MODERN DANCER (GB) (Kingman {GB}) is a notable Godolphin debutante, being a half-brother to the G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-winning sire Ultra (Ire) (Manduro {Ger}) from the late Gerald Leigh's...

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Brother of Ajman Princess Set For Haydock Debut
Brother of Ajman Princess Set For Haydock Debut

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. Wednesday's Observations features a half-brother to Group 1 winner Ajman Princess (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}). 14.20 Haydock, Nov, £10,000, 2yo, 6fT Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum's homebred CAPTAIN WINTERS (GB) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) is kin to a band of stakes-winning brothers and also to G1 Prix Jean Romanet heroine...

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Piz Badile Headed to Epsom

He won the Oaks as a rider and now Donnacha O'Brien is concentrating on securing more big-race riches at Epsom by confirming Piz Badile (Ire) (Ulysses {Ire}) to be on course for the Cazoo Derby June 4. Piz Badile announced himself as a genuine Derby contender when fighting tooth and nail to beat Buckaroo (GB) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) in the G3 Ballysax S. at Leopardstown last month and, while O'Brien suggested a return to Leopardstown for the G3 Derrinstown Derby Trial could be a possibility at the time, the trainer...

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First Black Type Winner For Ulysses As Piz Badile Prevails

Aidan, Joseph and Donnacha O'Brien were responsible for six of the nine runners in Saturday's G3 P.W. McGrath Memorial Ballysax S. and it was the pair of juniors who played out the finish with the youngest prevailing after a thriller involving Piz Badile (Ire) (Ulysses {Ire}) and Buckaroo (GB) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}). Flaxman Stables Ireland's Piz Badile had been a half-length second to TDN Rising Star Duke de Sessa (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) in the nine-furlong G3 Eyrefield S. here in October, but had a three-pound pull with that rival...

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Half to Advertise Starts at Lingfield

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. Wednesday's Observations features a half-sister to triple Group 1 winner Advertise (GB). 2.30 Lingfield, Novice, £7,000, 2yo, f, 8f (AWT) SYLVIA BEACH (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}) represents the Cheveley Park Stud-John and Thady Gosden combination and is a half-sister to the G1 Prix Maurice de Gheest, G1 Commonwealth Cup and...

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Cheveley Park Announces 2022 Roster

Group 1 winner Ulysses (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) anchors the 2022 Cheveley Park Stud roster at £10,000 for 2022. Already the sire of 13 winners from his first crop of runners, the chestnut's best to date is G3 Eyrefield S. second Piz Badile (Ire), while Ulysses also has the listed-placed Gwan So (GB). He is joined by Twilight Son (GB) (Kyllachy {GB}) at £7,000 and Mayson (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) at £6,000. With his eldest foals just three, the former has Group 3 winners Aria Importante (GB) and Twilight Jet (Ire)...

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First Winner For Ulysses At Killarney

Cheveley Park Stud's Ulysses (Ire) (by Galileo {Ire}) was the latest first-season sire to be represented by a first winner on Monday as Flaxman Stables Ireland's Piz Badile (Ire) took Killarney's opening Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden over a mile. The first foal out of the Listed Prix Zarkava winner and G2 Prix Corrida runner-up That Which Is Not (Elusive Quality), the Donnacha O'Brien-trained colt tracked the early pace in second and travelled easily to the fore passing three out along with The Aga Khan's Karakoul (Ire) (Fast Company {Ire}). Headed...

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