Ireland: McGrath Runners Awaiting Guineas, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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McGrath Runners Awaiting Guineas GuineasBy By MICHAEL OHEHIR OHEHIROur Our Dublin Correspondent CorrespondentDUBLIN DUBLIN Ireland With all the glamour of Irelands bid for the English 2000 Guineas capturing the publics imagination at the moment our own Guineas next week at the Curragh has been morejar less passed over in the way of public interest However with the fates of our Milesian and Roister now known we will look with added interest to our own Two Thousand and One Thousand Guineas on Wednesday and Thursday next As we write nothing definite is known of the likely fields for these events but in the Two Thousand Guineas Seamus McGrath will saddle his Tetrarchs IDE the oneeyed Windsor Serial along with Bindy a winner already this season Capt Darby Rogers will run his Rampant who was such a good second to Milesian in that Tetrarch Stakes over seven fur longs some weeks back After that event Captain Rogers was very pleased with his colts performance and he told us that he had done little work before that race and had room for improvement of several lengths He is a son of Petition and should be well suited to the mile trip of the Guineas It is now likely that Black Patch the coit bought several weeks ago by Mrs Natheson will run and will be ridden by one of our best and in form jockeys Paddy Powell Black Patch could not cope with Where Is It in the Free Handicap and was conceding lumps of weight but should run prominently on Wednesday WednesdayThere There is a possibility that we may have some runners from England for these classics but nothing is yet certain How ¬ ever we have just learned that Alec Head will send over from France Princess Retta for the Irish 1000 Guineas She is by Prince Chevalier out of the flying machine of a few seasons back Diableretta and is sent by the Aga Khan Her breeding would in ¬ dicate an ability to really go but in fact she has not yet accomplished anything out of the ordinary Her presence will add in ¬ terest to the first of our fillies classics in which the focus will be on Carezza who is trained by Paddy Prendergast and on her third in the Athasi Stakes at the Cur ¬ ragh where she was giving lumps of weight away she will be a strong fancy for the English Oaks OaksA A smooth win at the Curragh next Wednesday might even make her favor ¬ ite for that English classic She is by Ilockefella out of Canzonetta was a very useful twoyearold and has retained her ability She did not race until the back end and then won twice her second suc ¬ cess being in the Beresford Stakes over a stiff mile at the Curragh CurraghAtlantida Atlantida winner of the Athasi Stakes and the runnerup End Money are both due to contest the 1000 Guineas and it might well prove an even better race than the colts classic We recently discussed the promise of End Money and she has done very well since her good second to Atlantida who has missed the English 1000 Guineas to run here instead Next week we will be able to discuss to results of the English Guineas and later these Curragh run Irish classics classicsAt At Phoenix Park last Saturday an in ¬ teresting twoyearold winner w a s Ne pasta in the colors of Mr E Bingham and trained on the estate of Lord Water ford at Curraghmore Company Water ford by M Molloy She is by the Baroda Stud sire Sayajirao out of Discipliner three parts sister to the useful race horse and broodmare Fair Edwina This filly was the third produce of the dam whose second produce was sent to the United States StatesIrish Irish Airs Two threeyearold fillies Sail Riona Royal Charger Staff a and Fanai Tire Tehran Spendthrift have left the Irish National Stud to go in training again They joined Col Blakes team at The Heath Maryboro Ambassador W BUl litt flew from the States to see his daugh ¬ ters Mrs A More OFarrall Milesian run in the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmar ¬ ket John Oxx will saddle two of the Presidents twoyearolds in the near fu ¬ ture one at the Guineas meeting at the Curragh This has been Spring Show ShowContinued Continued on Page ThirtYNO Report From Ireland IrelandBy By MlCHAEL OlIEIIIK Continued from Page Eight Eightweek week in Dublin and the Royal Dublin Society Show Grounds have housed not merely the regular fare but high class jumping as well The Irish civilian team for the Olympics will be selected soon but as far as the threeday event is concerned thVhopes are not high The Irish Army team will be backed with more confidence in the Nations Cup event at Stockholm Two teams of Irish footballers are due in USA at the nd of the month to play at New Yorks Polo Grounds on June 3 It is possible they will also play in Boston and if so Suffolk Downs race track is mentigned as possible venueIor the fame of Gaelic football Max Bells Calgary Court dis ¬ appointed at Epsom last week when odds oh An Epsom Derby hope his showing seemed too bad to be true finishing a mod ¬ erate third in a race that on the face of it did not seem great Time might prove it otherwise

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