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Diamondsandrubies and Curvy installed as joint favourites for Darley Irish Oaks

July 3, 2015

Diamondsandrubies and Curvy installed as joint favourites for Darley Irish Oaks

Recent Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes winner Diamondsandrubies and Curvy winner of the Ribblesdale Stakes have been installed as joint favourites for the Darley Irish Oaks taking place at the Curragh on Saturday 18th July, the feature race of the two day meeting.

The line up for the Group 1 Classic is also likely to include Epsom Oaks heroine Qualify hoping to give Aidan OBrien his 5th success in the race and Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas winner Pleascach who will attempt to give Godolphin their second Irish Classic success this year following the victory of Jack Hobbs in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.

Paddy Power, official betting partner to the Curragh Racecourse: 5-2 Diamondsandrubies, Curvy, 11-2 Words, 7 Pleascach, Qualify, 10 Speedy Boarding, 12 Jack Naylor, Together Forever, 20 Zannda
The support programme on Darley Irish Oaks day includes the Jebel Ali Racecourse & Stables Angelsey Stakes and Group 2 Invincible Spirit Sapphire Stakes with entries including Astaire, Due Diligence, Anthem Alexander, Sole Power and Beach

Entries for Sunday’s feature the Group 2 Kilboy Estate Stakes include Brooch, Carla Bianca, My Titania, Bocca Baciata, Fluff, Local Times and Raydara, while the Friarstown Stud Minstrel Stakes has attracted some top class entries including Gordon Lord Byron, Majestic Queen, War Envoy, Shifting Power and recent Dubai Duty Free Celebration Stakes winner Sovereign Debt

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