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Irish Flame Wins South Africa Gr1 Daily News 2000
In South Africa, the colt Irish Flame (Dynasty-Clock The Rock, by Flaming Rock) notched his 2nd Gr1 triumph in a month when he scored by a neck in the R1 million (A$152,000) Gr1 Daily News 2000 (2000m) for 3YOs at Greyville. Irish Flame (ridden by Kevin Shea for trainer Mike De kock) defeated fellow colts Bold Silvano (Silvano-Bold Saffron, by Al Mufti) & Lizarre (Jet Master-Leading Game, by Jallad). Irish Flame took his record to 5 wins (also including last start's Gr1 South African Derby over 2450m at Turffontein on May 1 & January's Listed Politician Stakes over 1800m at Kenilworth) & a placing (in March's Gr1 SA Classic over 1800m at Turffontein) from 8 starts.