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VIDEO: Joan Of Arc enters Irish Guineas picture
on 09 May 2021
The full-sister to Gleneagles and Marvellous appears to be a Group 1 filly herself

Aidan O’Brien’s Joan Of Arc dominated the Irish 1000 Guineas Trial at Leopardstown on Sunday.

The 11/4 favourite, ridden by Ryan Moore, was in front after a furlong and stayed there without ever having to come under strong pressure.

Joan Of Arc was restating her case for a clutch of high-profile entries in top races over the coming months, having failed to build on her Curragh maiden victory when only sixth in a similar trial over seven furlongs here last month.

Up to a mile in this Group 3, the daughter of Galileo – a full-sister to classic winners Gleneagles and Marvellous – always appeared in control and had a length and three-quarters in hand at the line.

Her nearest pursuer was 50/1 shot Flirting Bridge, with the same distance back to another outsider Thinking Of You (40/1) in third.

O’Brien said: “The last day was a bit of a non-event for her, but she came out of it lovely.

“The plan was to come back here, and then maybe go to the Irish Guineas.

“Ryan said she might stay a bit further so we’re very happy with that. She’s a very relaxed filly.”

O'Brien and Moore and four winners on the day, the others being Bolshoi Ballet, Sir William Bruce and The Mediterranean.

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