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Yeats Returns with 5-Lengths Blitz
In Ireland overnight, top staying 6YO gelding & 2006 Gr1 Ascot Gold Cup winner Yeats (Sadler's Wells-Lyndonville, by Top Ville) "made light work of the opposition on his seasonal return to the racetrack" (his 1st run since a failed tilt at November's Gr1 Melbourne Cup) with a 5-lengths blitz of his rivals in the €50,000 (A$80,000) Listed Vintage Crop Stakes (13 furlongs) for 4YOs & up at Navan, reported thoroughbredinternet.com. Hot favourite Yeats (ridden by J.Heffernan for trainer Aidan O'Brien) defeated Reform Act (Lemon Drop Kid-Solar Colony, by Pleasant Colony) & Cool Touch (Marju-Feather Star, by Soviet Star).