Monday 25 September 2017

Famous name on dollar bill

Dermot Weld's Famous Name is the sole Irish runner at Longchamp today in the Prix Dollar (4.25).

Third behind So You Think and Snow Fairy in the Champion Stakes, the consistent six-year-old filled the same position in the French Group Two in 2009.

Elsewhere, Cape Blanco is a 4/6 shot to land a third American Grade One on the spin in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (8.22) at Belmont Park tonight for Aidan O'Brien and Jamie Spencer.

The 2010 Irish Derby and Champion Stakes hero has already landed the Man O'War Stakes at Belmont, prior to taking last month's Arlington Million.

Gordon Elliott's Dirar runs at 8.0 in Virginia, as part of his preparations for the American Grand National on October 22.

Irish Independent

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