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Kingsfort Wins Irish Gr1 O'Brien Stakes
Also in Ireland, unbeaten US-bred juvenile colt Kingsfort (War Chant-Princess Kris, by Kris) scored by a neck in the €250,000 (A$425,000) Gr1 Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (7 furlongs) for 2YOs at The Curragh. Kingsfort (ridden by Declan McDonogh for trainer Kevin Prendergast) defeated fellow colts Chabal (Galileo-Vagary, by Zafonic) & Beethoven (Oratorio-Queen Titi, by Sadler's Wells). Kingsfort was a €36,000 (A$61,000) yearling at the 2008 Goffs Sportsman Sale & now boasts 2 wins from 2 starts for €161,847 (A$275,000) earnings.