19 For Charm Spirit

The stocks of hot young first season sire Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) continued on an upward trajectory when Epistrophy became her sires 19th individual winner for the season at Chantilly in Paris yesterday.

Charm Spirit’s (Invincible Spirit) stellar first year with runners continued, with
the northern / southern hemisphere shuttler handed number 19 of his first crop winner after Episotrophy (2 f ex Cheriearchby Arch) ran out a convincing winner of the Prix de l'Aunette (1400m) at Chantilly yesterday.

The Shinichiro Kobayashi-trained two-yearold,who was having her second career start,having finished fourth on debut last month, beat Zenagh (Mizzen Mast) by three quarters of a length with Lucky Doe (Dawn Approach) a further half a length adrift in third.

A triple Gr.1-winning miler, Charm Spirit now lies in third position on the European First Season Sires list and has sired 2YO winners from 1000m to 1600m including recent English Group winner YOURTIMEISNOW.


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John O'Shea Racing is gearing up for a progressive 2019 and in preparation, have launched their new-look website. Head over to www.johnoshea.com.au for all the latest stable news, upcoming runners and recent purchases. 

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Charm Spirit Filly Impresses In Randwick Jumpout

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