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Holy Roman Emperor Adds UK Gr3

Thursday, 21st June 2012

Dual Gr1-winning former Coolmore shuttler Holy Roman Emperor (Danehill-L'On Vite, by Secretariat) added a UK group success overnight when Irish-bred daughter Ishvana (Holy Roman Emperor-Song Of The Sea, by Bering) score a 1-length victory against the males in the £70,000 (A$112,000) Gr3 Jersey Stakes (7 furlongs) for 3YOs at Royal Ascot. Ishvana (ridden by Seamus Heffernan for trainer Aidan O'Brien) defeated fellow filly Sentaril (Danehill Dancer-Superstar Leo, by College Chapel) & favoured Irish-bred colt Aljamaaheer (Dubawi-Kelly Nicole, by Rainbow Quest). Ishvana took her record to 3 wins & 4 placings (including both May's Gr1 Irish 1000 Guineas over 8 furlongs at The Curragh & Irish Gr3 Atrhasi Stakes over 7 furlongs at The Curragh) from 10 starts for £118,087 (A$189,000) earnings.

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