Cape Clear Island

Cape Clear Island Forges Clear of the Pack (copyright Racing Post)

CAPE CLEAR ISLAND COMES OUT ON TOP IN EXCITING £200,000 TATTERSALLS MILLIONS 3YO TROPHY

Horses Name: Cape Clear Island (IRE)
Sire – Dam - Broodmare Sire: Fastnet Rock (AUS) — Kushnarenkovo (Sadler´s Wells (USA)
Race Name: £200,000 Tattersalls Millions 3YO Trophy
Racecourse, Country: Newmarket, UK
Owner: Derrick Smith & Mrs John Magnier & Michael Tabor
Breeder: Kushnarenkovo Syndicate
Trainer: A P O'Brien
Vendor: Warren Chase Stud
Purchaser: C Gordon-Watson Bloodstock
Sale Price: 220,000 guineas

Cape Clear Island for trainer Aidan O’Brien battled on to win the nine runner £200,000 Tattersalls Millions 3YO Trophy at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse today, the last race of the 2014/15 £1.3 million Tattersalls Millions series.

The son of Fastnet Rock was bought by Charlie Gordon-Watson from Warren Chase Stud at the 2013 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1. Cape Clear Island won his maiden on the third time of asking in Ireland and was fourth in a Conditions race on his last start.

After the race, part owner Michael Tabor, commented, “He’s a nice horse, hopefully he will improve on that and who knows, we will see what happens. He could go for the Derby trials at either York or Chester if he is good enough but we will discuss it with Aidan.”

Greatest Journey, was second for Godolphin’s Saeed Bin Suroor, with the Andrew Balding trained Rocky Rider for Qatar Racing in third.

2015-04-16