BARCLAYS BANK IRELAND PRETTY POLLY STAKES (G1)

Race 5 at Curragh on July 1, 2012

  • Grade I
  • 10F
  • $178,600
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:15.05
Order of Finish
1

Izzi Top (GB)

Pivotal (GB)  – Zee Zee Top (GB)

4YO

$114,000
  • J:BUICK
  • T:GOSDEN JOHN
  • B:Meon Valley Stud
  • O:HELENA SPRINGFIELD LTD
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Pivotal (GB) , Chestnut, 1993. Lifetime: 609 yearlings sold, median $93,963.
  • Broodmare Sire: Zafonic , Bay, 1990.
2

Sapphire (IRE)

Medicean (GB)  – Polished Gem (IRE)

4YO

$38,000
  • J:SMULLEN
  • T:WELD DERMOT
  • B:MOYGLARE STUD FARM LTD
  • O:Moyglare Stud Farm
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Medicean (GB) , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 469 yearlings sold, median $49,802.
  • Broodmare Sire: Danehill , Bay, 1986.
3

I'm A Dreamer (IRE)

Noverre  – Summer Dreams (IRE)

5YO

$19,000
  • J:MURTAGH
  • T:SIMCOCK DAVID
  • B:Sean Murphy
  • O:ST ALBANS BLOODSTOCK LLP
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: C+
  • Sire: Noverre , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 317 yearlings sold, median $31,540.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sadler's Wells , Bay, 1981.
  • Sale History: 2007 TATFOA, $45,443; 2008 TATOCT, $72,937.
4

UP (IRE)

3YO

  • J:UNKNOWN
  • T:UNKNOWN
  • B:UNKNOWN
  • O:UNKNOWN
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Zagora fights for the win in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Filly-Mare-Turf/26130199_Qw6hnv#!i=2191367857&k=Z85P857">Order This Photo</a>

    Game Zagora Prevails in Filly & Mare Turf

    Martin Schwartz's Zagora took the lead leaving the second turn and held off a tenacious Marketing Mix for a game victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.

  • Nahrain gets up late to win the Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes at Belmont Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2117891274&k=vLwXz6H">Order This Photo</a>

    Nahrain Wins Flower Bowl in a Thriller

    Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Nahrain, second in last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), edges Zagora and Dream Peace to win the $400,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.

  • Zagora won the Ballston Spa (gr. IIT) in her last start.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2046988640&k=6kdN9vZ">Order This Photo</a>

    Zagora Takes on Europeans in Flower Bowl

    Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.

  • Marketing Mix

    Beverly D. is Rife With Contenders

    The Beverly D. Stakes that is part of Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing is ripe with contenders who are hard to separate on paper.

  • Izzi Top Wheels to Pretty Polly Victory

    Izzi Top charged past longtime leader Sapphire with a furlong remaining and drew off to a comfortable 1 1/4-length victory in the Barclays Bank Ireland Pretty Polly Stakes (Ire-I) at the Curragh July 1.

  • Miss Keller (middle, green/yellow silks) outfinishes I'm A Dreamer and Dream Peace to win the E. P. Taylor.

    Miss Keller Wakes Up in Thrilling E.P. Taylor

    Out of the money in five starts this year, Miss Keller woke up in a huge way at Woodbine Oct. 16, taking the $991,288 E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) in heart-pounding style as part of a three-horse blanket finish.

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