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Oratorio Adds Ireland Black-Type
At Gowran Park in Ireland, triple European Gr1-winning former Coolmore shuttler & now South African-based sire Oratorio (Danehill-Mahrah, by Vaguely Noble) added a stakes success when 5YO mare Along Came Casey (Oratorio-Secretariat's Tap, by Pleasant Tap) scored by 3-lengths for trainer Dermot Weld in the €50,000 Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes (9.5 furlongs) for 3YO+ f&m, over 4YO mare Belle de Crecy (Rock of Gibraltar-Bloemfontain, by Cape Cross) & 3YO filly Say (Galileo-Riskaverse, by Dynaformer). Along Came Casey took her record to 4 wins (including the Listed Glencairn Stakes) & 4 placings (including the Gr3 Meld Stakes at Leopardstown) from 15 starts for €110,780 earnings.