5th October 2021
Willie Mullins set to have strong team in Paddy Power Irish Cesarewitch
53 horses remain in the Paddy Power Irish Cesarewitch following this morning’s entry stage for the race which takes place at The Curragh this Sunday, 10th October.
The Willie Mullins trained trio of Micro Manage, M C Muldoon and Burning Victory top the entries for the €80,000 contest.
The Co Carlow based handler is set to have a very strong team in the race with other entries including Royal Illusion, Foveros, Great White Shark and My Sister Sarah. Other notable contenders include Dalton Highway, Dinard Rose, Shoshone Warrior, Azallya, Turnpike Trip and Moon Daisy.
A number of high quality fillies feature among the 22 entries for the Staffordstown Stud Stakes including Angels Wrath, Eclat De Lumiere, Homeless Songs, Sunset Shiraz, Tranquil Lady, Viareggio and Willesee, while the Jessica Harrington trained Alizarine will carry the colours of sponsor Kirsten Rausing. The Ed Walker trained Kawida is the sole British trained contender.
There are 19 entries in the Hatstone Solicitors Waterford Testimonial Stakes with the valuable Listed race attracting Strong Johnson, Power Under Me, A Ma Chere and Laugh A Minute.
The final in the Bord Na Mona Recycling Future Stars series has attracted 32 entries. Robert Whearty who landed the fourth race in the series recently on Miss Florentine currently leads on 18 points, with Jamie Powell on 13 points followed by Luke McAteer, Dean Curran and Neve Bennett on 10 points. The winner of the race on Sunday will receive 10 points, the 2nd: 8 points 3rd: 5 points and 4th: 3 points
There are 36 entries in the Sentinel Ireland Handicap, 19 in the Duralock Racecourse Fencing Handicap and 21 in the opening Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden
A race organised by the Pony Racing Association will take place following the 7th race with 12 riders taking part.
Following 4mm of rain overnight
Straight course: Yielding to soft
Round Course: Yielding
Racing in the middle track in straight. stalls in centre for all sprints
Entries link Please click HERE
Declared runners 10am, Friday 8th October
Showers over the next few days
Where to watch
Racing TV – all races
Admission tickets are on sale at €15 to include a complimentary racecard by going to www.curragh.ie. Under 18s free accompanied by an adult.
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