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Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (Group 1) Class

  • Distance: 6f
  • Age: 2yo
  • Runners: 5
  • Prize: £300,000
Amo Racing Limited silk
No. 5 Draw 1

3 wins from 4 runs this year, well on top at the finish in 7-runner July Stakes at Newmarket (6f, good to firm, 1/2) 30 days ago by 1½ lengths from Show Respect. HIghly respected.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
07/07/22 Newmarket (July) July Stakes 1/7 Rossa Ryan Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs
14/06/22 Ascot Coventry Stakes 2/17 Rossa Ryan Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 3lbs
14/05/22 Newbury 1/3 Rossa Ryan Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 7lbs
26/03/22 Doncaster 1/12 Rossa Ryan Flat 5f 3y Good 9st 3lbs
D.Smith,Mrs J.Magnier,M.Tabor,Westerberg silk
No. 4 Draw 2

Bagged Windsor Castle at Royal Ascot before completing his hat-trick in 6-runner Anglesey Stakes at this course (6.3f, good to soft, 2/5) 21 days ago by 4¾ lengths from Yosemite Valley, forging clear. Better still to come. Player.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
16/07/22 Curragh Anglesey Stakes 1/6 Ryan Moore Flat 6f 63y Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs
15/06/22 Ascot Windsor Castle Stakes 1/24 Ryan Moore Flat 5f Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs
07/05/22 Naas 1/9 Seamie Heffernan Flat 5f Gd/Sft 9st 7lbs
10/04/22 Curragh 2/13 Ryan Moore Flat 6f Gd/Sft 9st 7lbs
H. H. Aga Khan silk
No. 6 Draw 4

Improving sort who went 2 from 3 in 6-runner Railway Stakes at this C&D (good) 42 days ago by short head from Blackbeard. Likely to improve again. Not dismissed.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
25/06/22 Curragh Gain Railway Stakes 1/6 Ben Martin Coen Flat 6f Good 9st 5lbs
07/05/22 Naas 1/4 Ben Martin Coen Flat 5f 205y Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs
10/04/22 Curragh 3/13 Ben Martin Coen Flat 6f Gd/Sft 9st 7lbs
E S Racing silk
No. 1 Draw 3

Winner at Fairyhouse in June. 22/1, excellent 1¼ lengths third of 6 to Shartash in Railway Stakes at this C&D (good) 42 days ago, running on. Hard to make a case for in this company, though.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
25/06/22 Curragh Gain Railway Stakes 3/6 Declan McDonogh Flat 6f Good 9st 5lbs
10/06/22 Fairyhouse 1/17 Declan McDonogh Flat 6f Gd/Sft 9st 3lbs
20/05/22 Curragh 2/18 Declan McDonogh Flat 6f Gd/Sft 9st 3lbs
09/05/22 Roscommon 3/15 Declan McDonogh Flat 7f 70y Soft 9st 6lbs
Victorious Racing Limited silk
No. 3 Draw 6

Highly promising sort who made it 2-2 in 17-runner Coventry Stakes (8/1) at Royal Ascot (6f, good to firm) 53 days ago by 1½ lengths from Persian Force. Has more to offer. Leading claims.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
14/06/22 Ascot Coventry Stakes 1/17 Hollie Doyle Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 3lbs
21/05/22 York 1/11 P. J. McDonald Flat 6f Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs