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Dream Walker to face 26 rivals in Tote Irish Cambridgeshire

August 25, 2017

25th August 2017

Dream Walker faces 26 rivals in Tote Irish Cambridgeshire at The Curragh this Sunday

The Brian Ellison-trained Dream Walker will go in search of yet another lucrative handicap when lining up in the Tote Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh on Sunday.

A regular raider to Ireland, Dream Walker was fifth in the Irish Cambridgeshire last year behind Sea Wolf but comes to the Curragh fresh from his win in the lucrative Ahonoora Handicap at the Galway Festival earlier this month.

A full field of 27 runners will go to post for the competitive €100,000 Cambridgeshire with last years winning trainer Ger Lyons represented by Tony The Gent and Gold Spinner.

Aidan O’Brien’s Darley Irish Oaks runner-up, Rain Goddess, will face a difficult task and a field of 14 rivals when lining up in the Group 3 Snow Fairy Stakes. O’Brien will also run Key To My Heart, Pavlenko and Puppetshow, while Joseph O’Brien saddles Dilmun and Kamili.

Trainer Sir Michael Stoute will have just his second runner of the season in Ireland when sending over Intimation for the 1m1f contest and she is one of three British-runners in the race. Aim To Please represents Karl Burke and Dawn Of Hope takes her chance for Roger Varian.

Eight runners are due to go to post for the Group 3 Plusvital Round Tower Stakes in which U S Navy Flag is the sole Ballydoyle representative. Impressive Leopardstown maiden winner Landshark will make his second start for Jessica Harrington, while Qatar Racing will have their colours carried by the Ger Lyons-trained Ball Girl and Johnny Murtagh’s Golden Spell.

Ballet Shoes will seek a hat-trick in the Group 3 Flame Of Tara Irish EBF Stakes on an action-packed day at the Curragh. The Curragh and Tipperary winner goes in search of a third win in a month when facing six-rivals including previous winners Black Sails and Jim Bolger’s Sometimesadiamond.

Kate Harrington will represent Ireland in the inaugural running of the Tipperary Crystal “Rose” Ladies Invitational Handicap which will also feature lady riders from Britain, Denmark, Hungary, Germany, The Netherlands and Norway

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For more information contact: Evan Arkwright Commercial Manager, Curragh Racecourse eark@curragh.ie or Kate O’Sullivan, Curragh Racecourse kosullivan@curragh.ie / 045 441206

Editors notes:

Going Report: Issued 8.00am today,

The going in the straight is yielding. The going on the round course is good to yielding.

Forecast possibility of light showers over the coming days.

Stalls will be in the centre for the six furlong races on Sunday.

Admission

Adult 15 euro     Seniors and Under 25s 10 euro  Under 16s free

 

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