Thistle Bird struck for her first top-level win at age 6 when overtaking front-runner Venus de Milo to capture the Pretty Polly Stakes (Ire-I) June 29 at the Curragh.
Venus de Milo
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2009
|Trainer||Thomas F. Proctor|
|Jockey||Jesus Lopez Castanon|
|Owner||Stone Spire III LLC|
|Breeder||Liberation Farm & Oratis Thoroughbreds|
|Venus de Milo View Five-Cross Pedigree||El Corredor||Mr. Greeley|
|Just Kiss Me Quick||Candy Stripes|
|A Kiss for Luck|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Nelson Clemmens||Trackside Farm, agent for Liberation Farm & Oratis Thoroughbreds||$35,000|
Ambivalent looks to be a strong candidate for a repeat win in the Newbridge Silverware Pretty Polly Stakes (Ire-I) June 29 at the Curragh.
The Fugue swept past front-runner Venus de Milo more than a furlong out and cruised clear to victory Aug. 22 in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks (Eng-I), halting a four-race winless skid.
Temperamental French raider Chicquita scored her first career win in the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) July 20 at the Curragh, but before her connections could celebrate they had to wait out a lengthy stewards' inquiry.
Impressive Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner Talent and Royal Ascot victress Riposte headline an eight-horse field for the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) July 20 at the Curragh.
|Up With the Birds|