TRAINER Jim Bolger is hoping Lucida can give him a second success in the Qipco 1000 Guineas
at Newmarket on May 3.
AGNES Stewart is set to kick off her 2015 campaign at the highest level, with the Qipco 1000 Guineas
at Newmarket her planned starting point.
The Dutch Art filly ran a fantastic race to finish a neck behind Miss France in the 1000 Guineas
at Newmarket at the start of the month and despite doubts about the attritional conditions, she was favourite to go one better in Ireland.
He told th Godolphin website: "Ihtimal was impressive when winning the UAE 1000 Guineas
and UAE Oaks in Dubai.
The 12-1 chance had shown some smart form as a juvenile but looked to have plenty on her plate, having finished down the field at Newmarket and in the French 1000 Guineas
on her two starts this year.
ROYAL ASCOT and Newmarket will be under consideration for Gamilati after the Godolphin filly created a huge impression in powering to success in the UAE 1000 Guineas
THIS weekend sees the first Irish Classic take place with the 2000 and 1000 Guineas
at the Curragh.
Other career highlights included victory in the 1000 Guineas
at Newmarket in 1987 and the French 1000 Guineas
of the same year.
Jim Bolger's star filly was an impressive winner of the 1000 Guineas
at Newmarket before narrowly failing in the French equivalent seven days later.
Blue Rocket faces tough opposition, however, and could take on Jeremy Noseda's Stan James 1000 Guineas
favourite Sander Camillo.
PLANS for 1000 Guineas
heroine Speciosa remain fluid but jockey Michael Fenton believes she would not be out of place in the Oaks.
The daughter of Efisio is currently William Hills'10-1 joint favourite with Carry On Katie for next year's 1000 Guineas
but Johnston is not sure whether she will make the race.