Big-race options under consideration for Fancy Blue
Nassau heroine set to reappear next month.Donnacha O’Brien reports his star filly Fancy Blue to be in “great shape” following her victory in the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood. Having provided the 22-year-old with a first Classic success of his fledgling trainer career in the French Oaks at Chantilly, the daughter of Japanese ace Deep Impact doubled her top-level tally on the Sussex Downs. Fancy Blue is likely to make her next appearance in either the Matron Stakes or the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 12, although the Prix Vermeille has emerged as a possible alternative. Click Here For Exclusive MansionBet Promotion Speaking after saddling a winner at Gowran Park on Wednesday, O’Brien said: “Fancy Blue is in great shape and still being aimed at Irish Champions Weekend. It will be either there or France, which is the same weekend.”
Follow us on Twitter racing365dotcom and like our Facebook page.
On This Day in 2021 – Gordon Elliott apologises for posing with dead horse
The distasteful image was shared on social media and quickly confirmed as genuine by trainer Elliott.
I Am Maximus has taken Fairyhouse exertions in his stride
National joint-favourite ‘has his own way of getting round’.
British and Irish authorities announce anti-doping initiative
Increased collaboration between regulators seen as ‘positive step forward’.
The Gatekeeper knocking on the door for Lincoln honours
Big Doncaster handicap on the agenda for Champions Day winner.
Rising Cheltenham hopes for Constitution Hill knocked by blood test results
‘The figures themselves suggest he is definitely under the weather’.
Eydon camp turn attentions to turf campaign
Winter Derby all-weather comeback did not go according to plan.
Constitution Hill ‘bright’ on Thursday, but Cheltenham remains in the balance
Superstar hurdler will be scoped again on Friday.
‘Horses for courses’ – Gilligan hoping Buddy can make his mark at the Festival
Athenry-based trainer ‘can’t wait’ for Stayers’ Hurdle date, with his son in the saddle.
Williams taking watching brief on Festival run for Libberty Hunter
Ground will be key in the Cotswolds for leading Grand Annual fancy.
O’Neill team backing Crebilly to be a Plate smasher
Novice looks potentially well treated on a mark of 140.