Daily News Archive
Daily News Subscription
Invincible Spirit Adds Irish Black-Type
In Ireland overnight, former European Champion 1st Season Sire & Victorian shuttler Invincible Spirit (Green Desert-Rafha, by Kris) added a black-type success (&56th individual stakes-winner world-wide) when 4YO mare One Spirit (Invincible Spirit-Recite, by Forty Niner) scored a 1-length victory in the €42,500 (A$54,000) Listed Owenstown Stud Stakes (7 furlongs) at Naas. One Spirit (ridden by Niall McCullagh for trainer Ger Lyons) defeated 4YO gelding Gordon Lord Byron (Byron-Boa Estrela, by Intikhab) & 4YO entire Glor Na Mara (Leroidesanimaux-Sister Angelina, by Saint Ballado). One Spirit took her record to 2 wins & 3 placings (also including May's Gr3 Equestrian Stakes over 8 furlongs at The Curragh & 2011's Listed Celebration Stakes over 8 furlongs at The Curragh) from 9 starts.