Top 2 year olds Coventry Stakes winner Power trained by Aidan O’Brien and Windsor Castle Stakes and July Stakes hero Frederick Engels are expected to head a star studded line up in the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh next Sunday 7th August. The high quality 8 race programme features a total of four stakes races and the Irish leg of the Fegentri World Championship race for lady riders.
Fire Lily, recent winner of the Jebel Ali Racecourse and Stables Anglesey Stakes, is among the entries for the Group 2 Keeneland Debutante Stakes while Roderic O’Connor, Seville, Master of Hounds, Banimpire, Casual Conquest and Famous Name are among the entries for the Keeneland Royal Whip Stakes, while Teo’s Sister, a full sister to Teofilo, is another interesting entry in the Group 2 contest
Top sprinters including Bewitched, Zoffany, Invincible Ash, Rose Bonheur and last year’s winner Snaefell feature among the entries in the Group 3 Patrick P O’Leary Memorial Phoenix Sprint. Notable British trained entries include Winker Watson, Hooray, Deacon Blues, Hinchens and Genki
Lady riders from across the globe are set to compete in the Irish leg of the Fegentri World Championship Race for Lady Riders which also features as part of the eight race programme. Irish representative Kate Harrison is expected to face tough competition from Khdija Albastaki from Qatar, Gina O Callaghan from the USA, Victoria Allers from Norway, Danish representative Rikke Munk Sorensen, Berit Weber from Germany, Delphine Garcia Dubois from France, Rachel King representing Britain, Jessica Marcialis from Italy, Dutch representative Jadey Pietrasiewicz, Tina Henrikson from Sweden, Sarah Leutwiler from Switzerland and Duyga Fatura Oluk from Turkey