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Danehill Dancer on the mark in Phoenix Sprint

Patrick P O'Leary Memorial Phoenix Sprint Stakes (Group 3), Curragh, 6f

SNAEFELL (Danehill Dancer - Sovereign Grace by Standaan)

Breeder: Newberry Stud Farm

THE six-year-old son of Danehill Dancer Snaefell scored a second victory in the Curragh's Patrick P O'Leary Memorial Phoenix Sprint Stakes on Sunday, a race he also won in 2008. This was the gelding's third Group 3 win.

His dam, Sovereign Grace, was Listed-placed over 5f as a juvenile, and her other Danehill Dancer runner, the filly Daganya, won the Listed Mimosa Stakes and was second in the Group 2 Flying Five at the Curragh.

Sovereign Grace also produced the Listed-placed sprinter Henry Hall, by Common Grounds.

 

 

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