Irresistible Jewel to Skip Breeders' Cup Turf Event
Updated: Monday, October 21, 2002 1:05 PM
Posted: Monday, October 21, 2002 1:05 PM
Irresistible Jewel is no longer being considered for Saturday's Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT), her trainer saying the Japan Cup is now the most likely spot for the Moyglare Stud's two-time Group III winner.
"Irresistible Jewel won't be going to Arlington and it is now quite likely that she will finish off the season in the Japan Cup instead," trainer Dermot Weld told The Racing Post Sunday.
The 3-year-old won the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Aga Khan Studs Blandford Stakes, and was second to Bright Sky in the Group I Prix de L'Opera at Longchamp in her most recent start earlier this month.
Weld will be represented at the Breeders' Cup by Dress To Thrill in the Mile.
Also owned by Moyglare Stud, Dress To Thrill is unbeaten in four starts this year and achieved her most recent success in the Group II Peugeot Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket.
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