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Alexandrova Kieren Fallon wins the Oaks Epsom June 2006

Alexandrova: runaway Oaks winner is one of a number of high-class mares set to visit Fastnet Rock in his first Irish season at Coolmore

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Stellar Irish book of mares for Fastnet Rock

RUNAWAY Epsom Oaks winner Alexandrova heads a strong book of mares visiting Coolmore's reverse shuttler Fastnet Rock this season.

Fastnet Rock 26.02.05

Fastnet Rock: will stand first Irish season for €35,000

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The daughter of Sadler's Wells, who was also successful in the Irish and Yorkshire Oaks, is one of 21 Group-winning or stakes-producing mares confirmed to visit the son of Danehill.

Other high-profile bookings include All Too Beautiful, an Oaks-placed daughter of Urban Sea, Phoenix Stakes winner Damson and Irish Oaks heroine Moonstone as well as the dams of Araafa, Clodovil, Johannesburg, King Charlemagne, Peeping Fawn, Rumplestiltskin, Thewayyouare and Westphalia.

A Group 1-winning sprinter on the track, Fastnet Rock has been quick to make an impact in Australia, siring 11 stakes winners including Group 1 scorer Irish Lights from his first two crops of racing age. He is standing his first northern hemisphereseason at Coolmore for €35,000.

 

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