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excellent art monmouth park 27 Oct 07

Excellent Art: the first-crop sire is off the mark thanks to Boris Grigoriev

  PICTURE: EDWARD WHITAKER  

Excellent Art gets first winner at Tipperary

EXCELLENT ART became the latest first-season sire to record a first winner when Boris Grigoriev took the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders' Fund Maiden over 5f at Tipperary on Thursday.

The colt was second behind Tough As Nails over the same course and distance two weeks ago. Out of the Machiavellian mare Strategy, he cost 130,000gns as a yearling at Tattersalls October Book 1 when sold by Glenvale Stud.

Bred by Lynch Bages Ltd, he is trained by Aidan O'Brien for Michael Tabor. Excellent Art has had three runners so far this season and he stands at Coolmore Stud for €10,000.

He also won connections a £10,000 yearling bonus.

 

 

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