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O’Brien: ‘Very Possible’ That Magic Wand Could Try Dirt In $20 Million Saudi Cup

After finishing second for the second year in a row in the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational, Coolmore’s world-traveling Magic Wand could be ready to try the dirt. According to racingpost.com, trainer Aidan O’Brien is considering the 5-year-old daughter of Galileo for next month’s $20 million Saudi Cup, to be contested over nine furlongs […]

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Delta’s Royalty, Lone Foal Of Royal Delta, Wins On Debut At Kempton

The only foal out of the late three-time Eclipse champion Royal Delta, Delta’s Royalty showcased some of her dam’s exceptional talent with a debut victory at Kempton this week. The 2-year-old Galileo filly, trained by Roger Varian, won a one-mile fillies’ novice event on polytrack over 13 rivals, fending off her nearest challenger by about […]

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Delta’s Royalty, Lone Foal Of Royal Delta, Set For Debut Start In England

Delta’s Royalty, the only foal out the late champion Royal Delta, is slated to make her debut start on Thursday at Kempton Park Racecourse in England, Racing Post reports. The 2-year-old Galileo filly will be part of a 14-horse field of maidens going a mile over Kempton’s all-weather Polytrack surface. She is trained by Roger […]

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Magical Ruled Out Of Breeders’ Cup With Temperature Spike; Top Mare Retired

Coolmore’s Magical, intended for this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf, did not make the trip to the United States this morning after spiking a fever, reports racingpost.com. The top-class mare, a four-time Group 1-winning daughter of Galileo, will instead be retired to begin her career as a broodmare. “Magical spiked a slight temperature this […]

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Turnover Tops 100 Million Guineas As Tattersalls October Book 1 Concludes

Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale came to a close with three lots selling for 1 million guineas (US$1,306,070) or more, taking the number of seven-figure yearlings to ten. Heading the way was the Galileo filly from Barronstown Stud who realized 2,100,000 guineas ($2,742,934), the top-priced filly at the sale. It was early […]

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Half-Brother To Golden Horn Lights Up Sale Ring At Tattersalls October Book 1

A Frankel brother to the 2015 Epsom Derby winner Golden Horn was the star turn on the second day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale when selling for 3,100,000 guineas (US$3,974,296), the second highest price for a yearling colt in the world this year. The Frankel brother to Golden Horn lit up […]

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‘We Don’t Love Her Any Less’: Waldgeist Denies Enable In Arc

Gestut Ammerland and Newsells Park’s Waldgeist hit his best stride in the final 150 yards to defeat champion Enable on Sunday, spoiling the mare’s attempt for a history-making third win in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. A 5-year-old son of Galileo, Waldgeist gave jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot his first win in the race and trainer […]

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O’Brien Trainees Fairyland, Love Capture Breeders’ Cup Berths At The Curragh

Aidan O’Brien runners and jockey Ryan Moore continued a big Sunday at The Curragh for Ballydoyle, winning both Group 1 Breeders’ Cup Challenge races on the program, first with Mrs. Evie Stockwell’s 3-year old filly Fairyland (IRE) outlasting stablemate So Perfect by a short head in the $461,500 Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes (G1) to […]

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Magical Earns Repeat Trip To Breeders’ Cup Turf In Irish Champion Stakes

Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor’s 4-year-old filly Magical (IRE) took command two furlongs out and defeated stablemates Magic Wand (IRE) and Anthony Van Dyck (IRE) for a 2 ¼-length victory under jockey Ryan Moore in Saturday’s $1.441 million, 1 ¼-mile QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes (G1) at Leopardstown. Magical’s victory earned her an […]

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