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First Group Winner For Intense Focus
First-season sire Intense Focus registered his first group winners in the UK on Saturday, reports bloodstock.racingpost.com. Intense Focus (Giant's Causeway-Daneleta, by Danehill), a US-bred son of Giant's Causeway who won the Gr1 Dewhurst Stakes, reached the milestone when his 2YO son Astaire (Intense Focus-Runway Dancer, by Dansili) won the Gr2 Gimcrack Stakes (6 furlongs) at York. Intense Focus stands at Ballylinch Stud at County Kilkenny at a fee of €5,500.