Tuesday 9th June
Trainer Donnacha O’Brien is set to have his first runner in a Classic when Fancy Blues lines up in the Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh this Saturday. She is one of twenty contenders for the Group 1 Classic following this morning’s entry stage.
His brother Joseph has four entries including New York Girl, while his father Aidan who landed the race with Hermosa last year is set to be represented by a strong team including yesterday’s impressive Naas winner Elfin Queen, together with So Wonderful, Peaceful and Salsa.
Jessica Harrington will be strongly represented with Albigna, Valeria Messalina and Alpine Star all likely to face the starter. Ridenza will attempt to give trainer Michael Halford his first Classic race victory, while Ger Lyons, also looking to win his first Classic, likely to have three runners with Even So, Roca Roma and Soul Search.
Saturday also features a superb support programme with champion race mare Magical one of ten entries in the Group 2 Lanwades Stud Stakes, while Speak in Colours, Lancaster House, and San Andreas are among the ten entries in the Group 3 Coolmore Calyx Gladness Stakes
Paddy Power Updated Odds - Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas
Paddy Power: 2 Albigna, 5-2 Alpine Star, 11-4 Peaceful, 11-2 Fancy Blue, So Wonderful, 14 New York Girl, Ridenza, 16 A New Dawn, 20 Even So, Soul Search, Valeria Messalina, 25 Katiba, 33 Roca Roma, 50 Brook On Fifth, Elfin Queen, Gin Blossom, Miss Myers, 100 Apricot Moon, Salsa, 250 My Lucky Penny