Aidan O'Brien failed to hit the target with his first juveniles of the season as Skitter Scatter won the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at Dundalk on Wednesday evening.
By Irish Field Contributor on 11 April 2018
One of the best things to happen in racing in more recent times is the enhancement of the programme for fillies on the flat.
We Are (37-pace adjusted 39) put up a brilliant performance to take Europe’s first middle distance Group 1 for three-year-olds, the Prix Saint-Alary at Longchamp.
When he took the Irish 2000 Guineas, Kingman (38-pace adjusted 42) clocked a time just 0.26 of a second faster than Purr Along managed in the fillies’ Group at the Curragh last Saturday.
This season I’ve been in a bit of a quandary regarding the amazingly slow times clocked by three-year-old fillies in Britain and Ireland.
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