October Book 1 Buy Alice Springs Wins G1 Matron Stakes
The Aidan O’Brien-trained ALICE SPRINGS ran out an impressive winner of the Group 1 Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on the opening day of Irish Champions Weekend. Coming from last under Ryan Moore, the daughter of GALILEO overhauled PERSUASIVE to win by an emphatic three and a quarter lengths with Group 1 Coronation Stakes winner QEMAH in third.
ALICE SPRINGS was purchased at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale for 550,000 guineas from the draft of Kieran ‘Flash’ Conroy’s Glenvale Stud. The Irish nursery offer an own-sister to the two-time Group 1 winning daughter of the DANEHILL DANCER mare ALEAGUEOFTHEIROWN as lot 441 at the forthcoming October Yearling Sale Book 1. She is one of 21 yearlings by the seven-time Champion sire GALILEO catalogued for Europe’s premier yearling sale.
Book 1 of the October Yearling Sale, which features the only yearlings eligible for the £25,000 October Book 1 Bonus, takes place from October 4 – 6. Catalogues are out now and available from Tattersalls and Tattersalls representatives and online at www.tattersalls.com.