23rd August 2021
Group 1 winners feature among entries for Snow Fairy Stakes
Toshizou ante post favourite for Paddy Power Irish Cambridgeshire
Group 1 winners Shale and Champers Elysees look set to line up in the Snow Fairy Stakes taking place at The Curragh this Friday evening. They are among the 27 entries remaining in the Group 3 contest following this morning’s entry stage. Other notable contenders include Solene Lilyette, Elysium, I Siyou Baby, Oodnadatta and Roca Roma. The Sir Michael Stoute trained Lights On and Waliyak trained by Roger Varian are British trained entries.
The Gerard Keane trained Laughifuwant who landed the Paddy Power Irish Cambridgeshire last year is set to line up again in the ultra-competitive €80,000 contest. The title sponsor of the race has introduced the Joseph O’Brien trained Toshizou as their 6/1 favourite with the Dermot Weld trained Crystal next best at 9/1. Raise You, Saltonshall, Carrytheone and recent Galway winner Sirjack Thomas are other notable contenders.
The unbeaten Sacred Bridge steps up to Group race company for the first time in the Heider Family Stables Round Tower Stakes, having won the valuable Irish EBF Ballyhane Race. The Ger Lyons trained two-year-old is one of 15 entries who also include Cowboy Justice, Ladies Church, Pennine Hills and The Acropolis, while the Tom Dascombe trained Sam Maximus is the sole British trained entry having finished third in the Group 2 July Stakes and fourth in the Prix De Carbourg.
The Ger Lyons trained Cairde Go Deo, impressive winner of the recent Loder Race is one of 18 entries in the Manguard Plus Flame of Tara Stakes. The Group 3 contest has also attracted Albula, Corviglia, Malayan, History and She’s Trouble.
There are 20 entries in the DMG Media Nursery, the final in the four-race series, while there are 42 entries in the Bord Na Mona Recycling Apprentice Handicap, 22 in the TRI Equestrian Handicap and 19 in the Irish Stallions Farms Maiden which starts the 8 race programme at 4.15pm
Ground (straight and Round Courses)
Yielding, good to yielding in places
Racing on far side in straight. Stalls in centre for all sprints
Paddy Power Irish Cambridgeshire
Paddy Power: 6 Toshizou, 9 Crystal Black, 10 No More Porter, Sirjack Thomas, 12 Dream Tale, Eagle’s Flight, Ferrybank, Laughifuwant, Moddy Poddle, Music To My Ears, 14 Doolin Dancer, Ice Cold In Alex, Imposing Supreme, Lust, Roca Roma, Saltonstall, 16 Baseman, Overheer, Pierre Lapin, Raise You, 20 Big Baby Bull, Bopedro, Carrytheone, Dedillon, Luke Short, San Andreas, Spanish Tenor, Tauram Shaman, Turbulence, Zozimus, 25 Agitare, Bringsty, Hale Bop, Insignia Of Rank, Mazagran, Star Harbour, Visualisation, Yester, 33 Comfort Line, Fastnet Crown, He Knows No Fear, In From The Cold, Juyush, 40 Casanova, Geometrical, 50 Ellis Park, Tyrconnell
Where to watch
All races broadcast live on Racing TV