10th August 2020
2019 Comer Group International Irish St Leger winner Search for a Song is one of 26 entries remaining in the Comer Group International Irish St Leger Trial taking place at The Curragh this Friday 14th August, following this morning’s entry stage. In addition, trainer Dermot Weld could also be represented in the Group 3 contest by Kastasa, who has won her previous five starts.
Recent Comer Group International Curragh Cup winner Twilight Payment is expected to lead a strong Joseph O’Brien team that also features Master of Reality and Pondus. His father Aidan has four entries to choose from with Shoshone Warrior, Delphi, Monument Valley and Dawn Patrol, who finished third in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby earlier this year.
Trainer Willie Mullins has three entries with True Self, Micro Manage and Stratum, while Aircraft Carrier, Broad Street and Giuseppe Garibaldi are set to represent sponsor Luke Comer.
Leo De Fury, Sir Dragonet, Armory, Sinawann, Tiger Moth and Up Helly Aa are among the 16 entries in the Group 3 The Irish Field celebrating 150 years Royal Whip Stakes.
The Ger Lyons trained Frenetic is one of 14 entries in the Holden Plant Rental Curragh Stakes. The Listed
contest over 5 furlongs has also attracted Jo Jo Rabbit trained in Britain by Archie Watson, a recent winner
at Wolverhampton who finished runner up in the competitive Weatherbys Super Sprint last month.
Mahaaseel, Mateo Cruz, Eastern Voice and Hyde Park Barracks are other notable contenders.
Declared runners will be published this Wednesday at 10am.
How to watch the races
Racing TV will cover all 8 races live
Straight course: Good to Yielding.
Round course: Good, Good to Yielding in places.
Forecast: mainly dry today with risk of light showers.
Track: racing on middle track in the straight. Stalls in centre for all sprints.