Irish 1000 Guineas G1 - Halfway To Heaven

Filed on 25 May 2008 @ 14:52

Index to Stakes races, May 2008
Race report

BOYLESPORTS IRISH 1000 GUINEAS-G1

€400,000, Curragh, 5-25, 3yo, f, 1mT, 1:40.82, fm.

1--HALFWAY TO HEAVEN (IRE), 126, f, 3
Pivotal (GB)--Cassandra Go (Ire), by Indian Ridge (Ire)
O-Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Susan Magnier; B-Trevor Stewart; T-Aidan O'Brien; J-Seamus Heffernan; €224,500.

*2--Mad About You (Ire), 126, f, 3
Indian Ridge (Ire)--Irresistible Jewel (Ire), by Danehill. O/B-Moyglare Stud Farm; T-Dermot Weld; €80,000.

3--Carribean Sunset (Ire), 126, f, 3
Danehill Dancer (Ire)--Bonheur (Ire), by Royal Academy.
O-Dr Ronan Lambe; B-Barronstown Stud; T-Dermot Weld; €40,000.

Margins: (HD), NK, HD. Odds: 13-2, 7-1, 7-1.
Also Ran: Tuscan Evening (Ire), Saoirse Abu, Savethisdanceforme (Ire), Nahoodh (Ire), Eva's Request (Ire), Queen Jock, Kitty Matcham (Ire), Milton of Campsie (GB), Mystical Lady (Ire), Soinlovewithyou.
*Tuscan Evening (Ire) (Oasis Dream {GB}) finished second, but was disqualified and placed fourth.

Pedigree of HALFWAY TO HEAVEN, 2005

Halway To heaven is a half sister to Listed winner Theann (Rock of Gibraltar).

Pivotal
1993
Polar Falcon
1987
Nureyev
1977
Northern Dancer
Special
Marie D’Argonne
1981
Jefferson
Mohair
Fearless Revival
1987
Cozzene
1980
Caro
Ride The Trails
Stufida
1981
Bustino
Zerbinetta
Cassandra Go
1996
Indian Ridge
1985
Ahonoora
1975
Lorenzaccio
Helen Nichols
Hillbrow
1975
Swing Easy
Golden City
Rahaam
1987
Secreto
1981
Northern Dancer
Betty’s Secret
Fager’s Glory
1976
Mr Prospector
Streets Glory
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