Three New 2YO Winners Take Charm Spirit To 23



Charm Spirit's (Invincible Spirit) impressive Longchamp debutant Shendam who ran out a 3 length winner over 1800m in the colours of his breeder HRH The Aga Khan. Then followed consistent performer Napanook who won a juvenile event over 1200m in England a short time later.

On Sunday in Ireland, Charm Spirit’s smart daughter Chicago May continued her seasonal progress when she was again successful over 1200m at Naas, in a quality renewal of the €50,000 Birdcatcher Nursery. On the same day in Madrid another daughter Bielva proved too strong for her opposition on debut with a comprehensive victory over 1500m.

Charm Spirit is currently third on the leading European First Season Sires table for prizemoney with only No Nay Never and Kingman (Invincible Spirit) ahead and Australia (Galileo) further back in fourth position.

Triple Group One winning miler Charm Spirit was a Gr.1 performed Autumn 2YO who trained on to become one of the best of his 3YO generation in Europe when successful in the Gr.1 Chantilly Prix Jean Prat and Gr.1 Prix Du Moulin de Longchamp prior to beating older horses in the Gr.1 Ascot Queen Elizabeth 11 Stakes.


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Southern Lad Tackles Rosehill On Saturday

Talented Ocean Park gelding Southern Lad heads to Rosehill on Saturday for his fifth career start- his first at Saturday metropolitan level. It was well documented how unlucky he was last start when flashing home with an incredible run to finish 3rd 

Charm Spirit Filly Impresses In Randwick Jumpout

The unnamed 2YO Charm Spirit x Roadtoplatinum filly purchased at this year's Magic Millions June Yearling Sale has impressed the team, including trainer John O'Shea with an eye-catching jumpout win at Randwick on Friday 

Trio Of Runners On Cup Day

It's the busiest day of the racing calendar and Champion will be represented by three runners on Melbourne Cup day this Tuesday. The team has two runners at the Doomben meeting in Queensland with Creative Moss (Mossman x Creative Chance) the first to kick off the proceedings in Race 2 at 12:07pm. 

Three New 2YO Winners Take Charm Spirit To 23

Leading young sire Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) enjoyed further success at the weekend in Europe when taking his tally of first-crop individual 2YO winners to 23, placing him just two behind division leader No Nay Never (Scat Daddy). 

Double Showing At Ipswich On Wednesday

The team will have two representatives at Wednesday's Ipswich meeting in Queensland for the Bryan & Daniel Guy training partnership. Knock Toff (Toorak Toff x Shoptalk) is likely to kick off proceedings in the fifth race of the day which is a BM65 over 1000m- he is also nominated for a 1200m event however the shorter trip looks more suited. 

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