AID RUMPLED; Money continues to pour on O'Brien's Guineas filly.
Byline: By Garry Owen
PUNTERS continued to nail their colours to the mast on Aidan O'Brien's Race For The Stars in the 1000 Guineas.
After his Guineas favourite Rumplestiltskin worked at the Curragh This article is about the plain in County Kildare. For the racecourse on the plain, see Curragh Racecourse. For the willow scrub habitat known as curragh on the Isle of Man, see Curragh (habitat). For the Irish boat, see Currach. on Sunday, O'Brien said: "She's very quick to do things and we'll wait and see whether she goes to HQ or Longchamp."
Race For The Stars, a half sister to Hawk Wing Hawk Wing was a racehorse, foaled in 1999, and trained by Aidan O'Brien.
He was the top two-year old of 2001 in the UK & Ireland, by virtue of a two and a half length win in the National Stakes. is now 12-1 following continued support with William Hill. Stable mate Alexandrova, second in the Meon Valley Stud Fillies Mile, has shortened up as favourite for the Oaks and is in a point from 11-1 to 10's.
Hill: 1000 Guineas: 3 Rumplestilt skin, 5 Nannina, 7 Silca's Sister, 9 Flashy Wings, 12 Race For The Stars.
Hill: Oaks: 10 Alexandrova 14 Chenchikova, 16 Rumplestiltskin, 20 Nannina, Scottish Stage, 25 bar.
Meanwhile, the front two in the betting for Monday's Irish Grand National The Irish Grand National is an annual horse racing event which takes place at Fairyhouse Racecourse, Ratoath, County Meath in the Republic of Ireland. It was first run in 1870, and is now Ireland's most prestigious and valuable steeplechase. at Fairyhouse were backed again yesterday, with Cheltenham's William Hill Trophy winner Dun Doire trimmed to 7-2 favourite and Forget The Pastcut a point to 8's.
Trainer Paul Keane is likely to take All In The Stars out of the Fairyhouse showpiece show·piece
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1. anything displayed or exhibited
2. and keep him for the Gala Casinos/Daily Record-sponsored Scottish National at Ayr on April 22.
He said: "The horse is in very, very good shape and Ayr has been his target all season. You could say I'm putting all my eggs in the Scottish basket! I feel the four miles and a furlong at Ayr will suit him better."
RACE IS ON: Race For The Stars (left) holds off Scottish Stage at Newmarket in October