THERE were a few brilliant puppy performances in Ireland on Saturday, with pride of place going to the Michael O'Donovantrained Coolavanny Jaffa who made a procession of his heat of the Kasko Open Unraced
Stake at Thurles, writes Michael Fortune.
A Teofilo colt, he has obviously had problems as he is an unraced
four-year-old but his pedigree suggests he could be very nice indeed.
James Fanshawe's Marju filly was unraced
at two but gave a very good account of herself first time out this term when finishing second in a hot looking 16-runner maiden at Newbury.
The 40-year- old takes the mount on the unraced
three-year-old Jaguar On The Run for trainer Aidan O'Brien in the Peter Keatley Curragh Equine Groundcare Maiden.
12 Candy Ride, unraced
since he won the Pacific Classic, and No.
BRIAN MEEHAN has a strong team this term and our spies at Upper Lambourn are singing the praises of unraced
KILKENNY hosts a top-class card tonight as the final of the Weadick Open 725 is supported by the eight-first round heats of the €10,000-to-the-winner Red Mills Champion Unraced
Stake, writes Michael Fortune.
ENGLISH trainers, Mick Quinlan and Nick Littmoden, saddle three unraced
juveniles belonging to Italian stables at Merano today.
War Chant, unraced
since he was unplaced in the Kentucky Derby, became a serious threat in the Breeders' Cup Mile after winning the $250,00 Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Handicap with Stevens aboard over the mile turf course Saturday at Oak Tree.
GOOD NEWS, who was led off unsold at €43,000 from the Shelbourne Unraced
Sales, made the anticipated brilliant start to his racing career when winning the first round of the Sales Unraced
Stake at Shelbourne on Thursday in 28.
My Berkshire mole reports a pair of unraced
youngsters to watch out for from stables in the Lambourn Valley.
since his victory in the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park in October, Skip Away is considered the nation's top horse.