Full name Francis Martin Berry Born January 2, 1981 Father Frank Berry (ten-time champion jump jockey in Ireland; racing manager to JP McManus) First winner Loughmogue (trainer Frank Berry) on Flat, Navan, May 6, 1996 Group 1 winner Pathfork (2010 National Stakes) Group/Grade 2 winners Curtain Call (2007 Beresford Stakes), Duff (2009 Park Stakes, Doncaster), Laughing Lashes (2010 Debutante Stakes), Pathfork (2010 Futurity Stakes
), Dragon Pulse (2011 Futurity Stakes
), Danon Ballade (2013 American Jockey Club Cup, Nakayama), Kool Kompany (2014 Railway Stakes), Thundering Blue (2018 York Stakes).
He won for a third time in four starts when beating stable-mate Christmas in the Group Two Futurity Stakes
at the Curragh.
The outside of Ballydoyle three runners in the Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes, Magician made all under Donnacha O'Brien to beat her Ryan Moore-ridden stable companion Happily while Rostropovich (Moore) earlier got up on the line to foil Donnacha on the maiden Coat Of Arms in the Galileo Futurity Stakes
Jim Bolger loves Theobald, who should take the beating in the Futurity Stakes
at the Curragh.
The best action of the day is at the Curragh where plenty of future Classic prospects will be on show in the Debutante and Futurity Stakes
CHURCHILL can cement his position as one of the country's star juveniles in the Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes
at the Curragh this afternoon.
The Rock Of Gibraltar colt is a son of Lady Lahar, who won the Futurity Stakes
in 2000 for Channon.
He said: "Black Caviar will not be chasing her record 20th consecutive win in Saturday's Futurity Stakes
at Caulfield or next month's Newmarket Handicap or, for that matter, in Dubai - or anywhere else for two months.
Aidan O'Brien's Cape Blanco won each of his three starts as a juvenile, culminating in Futurity Stakes
victory, but he has not run since that race last August.
The unbeaten Futurity Stakes
winner is a 7-4 chance for the Group One contest, with Tommy Stack's Prix Morny hero Myboycharlie next in the list at 2-1.
The colt made it three in a row over course and distance last month when beating Eagle Mountain by a head in the Group Two Futurity Stakes
. Bolger rates his colt highly and that latest success was a bit cosier than the winning margin suggests.
Aidan O'Brien's Horatio Nelson is the clear favourite for the Vodafone Derby after taking his unbeaten run to three in the Futurity Stakes
at the Curragh in August.