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Duke Of Marmalade Adds Ireland Gr3
At Cork in Ireland overnight, 5-time Gr1-winning shuttler Duke Of Marmalade (Danehill-Love Me True, by Kingmambo) added a stakes success when 3YO filly Venus de Milo (Duke Of Marmalade-Inchmahome, by Galileo) scored a 3.5-lengths win for trainer Aidan O'Brien in the €77,500 Gr3 Give Thanks Stakes (12 furlongs) for 3YO+ fillies & mares, over fellow 3YO filly Bunairgead (New Approach-Montecito, by Seeking The Gold) & 6YO mare Midnight Soprano (Celtic Swing-Midnight Glimmer, by Dr Devious). Venus De Milo, whose only defeated was when runner-up in last start's Gr1 Irish Oaks at The Curragh) took her record to 3 wins and a placing from 4 starts for €165,775 earnings.