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Invincible Spirit Adds Ireland Black-Type
At Tipperary in Ireland, former European Champion 1st Season Sire & Chatswood Stud shuttler Invincible Spirit (Green Desert-Rafha, by Kris) added a black-type success when 5YO gelding Russian Soul (Invincible Spirit-Russian Hill, by Indian Ridge) scored by a neck for trainer M.Halford in the €40,000 Listed Abergwaun Stakes (5 furlongs) for 3YOs+, over 5YO mare Timeless Call (Sakhee-Pourquoi Pas, by Nordico) & 3YO colt Abstraction (Majestic Missile-Bronze Queen, by Invincible Spirit). This was Russian Soul's first stakes success and took his record to 4 wins & 10 placings (including the Gr3 Sapphire Stakes & Listed Fairyhouse Belgrave Stakes) from 19 starts for €164,468 earnings.