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June 26, 2012

Epsom Oaks winner Was entered at the Curragh this Sunday

Curragh Races Epsom Oaks winner Was is one of 12 fillies remaining in the Barclays Bank Ireland Pretty Polly Stakes taking place at the Curragh this Sunday, following today’s final forfeit stage. Aidan O’Brien also has Maybe among his six entries in the Group 1 contest.  Sapphire and Bible Belt are other notable entries, while there is a very strong British trained challenge lead by Izzi Top trained by John Gosden, I’m A Dreamer trained by David Simcock and the Roger Charlton trained Sea of Heartbreak.
Sunday’s eight race programme starting at 2.10pm also features the Friarstown Stud International Stakes with the Michael Halford trained Blue Corner added as a supplementary entry for the Group 3 contest, while other entries including Native Khan and Famous Name.
Fame and Glory is among the 19 entries for the At The Races Curragh Cup and these also include a very strong British trained challenge including Gulf of Naples, Lyric Street, Mount Athos and Times Up. While the Paul Deegan trained Midnight Soprano has been supplemented into the race.

English 2000 Guineas and Epsom Derby winner Camelot is still on course for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby this Saturday evening and the Aidan O’Brien trained superstar is one of 11 entries for Ireland’s most prestigious race.