Sonning Rose, a mere EUR2,000 foal and 11,000gns yearling, will be bidding to emulate The Bogberry
and Shamwari Lodge as Group 3-winning produce of Hawk Wing.
DRAW: Youmzain 1, Conduit 12, Vision D'Etat 9, Magadan 17, The Bogberry
18, Steele Tango 7, Getaway 3, Tullamore 13, Hot Six 4, Dar Re Mi 2, Tangaspeed 11, La Boum 8, Beheshtam 15, Set Sail 14, Fame And Glory 10, Cavalryman 19, Grand Ducal 5, Sea The Stars 6, Stacelita 16.
De Royer-Dupre has entered Beheshtam, Gris De Gris, The Bogberry
and Alpine Rose.
Odds-on backers got their fingers burnt in the Kilternan Stakes when Famous Name had to settle for the runner-up spot behind The Bogberry
4th Definate Spectacle, 5th The Bogberry
, 6th Athlumney Lad, 7th Amarjit, 8th Mutakarrim
Fallon returned to the saddle on June 7 and made his first ride back on The Bogberry
a winning one at Tipperary.
Ascotkicks off with the Chesham Stakes and Aidan O'Brien's The Bogberry
(2.30) can give weight away all round.
I WATCHED Kieren Fallon's winning comeback ride and had to admire his supreme skills in getting the odds-on jolly The Bogberry
up on the line.
However, Fallon showed he had lost none of his skill in the saddle when steering The Bogberry
to a narrow success in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund race.
However, Fallon steered The Bogberry
to a narrow success yesterday after being applauded into the parade ring.
Court Canibal (Mikel Delzangles/Gerald Mosse) reopposes alongside several others beaten in the d'Harcourt, namely third-placed Celimene (Carlos Lerner/Yann Lerner) - twice a Grade 3 winner last term - Starlish (Elie Lellouche/Anthony Crastus) and The Bogberry
(Arslangirey Savujev/Ioritz Mendizabal).
Dermot Weld was out of luck in the Group Three At The Races Kilternan Stakes as odds-on favourite Famous Name could only finish second to Aidan O'Brien's The Bogberry