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Invincible Spirit Adds Irish Gr3
Former European Champion 1st Season Sire & Chatswood Stud shuttler Invincible Spirit (Green Desert-Rafha, by Kris) added an Irish group success when Irish-bred 4YO mare Glamorous Spirit (Invincible Spirit-Glamorous Air, by Air Express) scored a half-length victory in the Irish Gr3 Sapphire Stakes (5 furlongs) for 3YOs & up at The Curragh. Glamorous Spirit (ridden by Kieren Fallon for trainer R. Harris) defeated UK-bred 9YO gelding Reverence (Mark Of Esteem-Imperial Bailiwick, by Imperial Frontier) & UK-bred 4YO entire Elnawin (Elnadim-Acicula, by Night Shift). Glamorous Spirit a £105,000 ($A180,000) 2YO at the 2008 Goffs Breeze Up Sale at Kempton & later a 19,000 guineas (A$34,000) 3YO at the 2009 Tattersalls Autumn Horses-In-Training Sale) now has 7 wins & 8 placing from 26 starts.