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News tagged "snow-fairy"

Fantastic Fairy bows out

PA Sport 11:05am, Tue 16 Jul 2013

Snow FairySix-times Group One winner Snow Fairy has been retired after suffering a tendon injury during a workout on Tuesday morning. The brilliant mare secured just under £4million in prize-money in a career which saw her win a number of top races across the globe.

Dunlop in no rush with Fairy

PA Sport 10:40am, Thu 11 Jul 2013

Snow FairyEd Dunlop is continuing to take things cautiously with his brilliant yet fragile mare Snow Fairy as she builds up towards a return to competitive action. Connections could have been forgiven for retiring her to the paddocks after a fantastic Classic campaign three years ago, during which she completed the English-Irish Oaks double before going on to claim further Group One prizes in Japan and Hong Kong.

Fairy misses Ascot date

PA Sport 4:45pm, Tue 11 Jun 2013

Snow FairySnow Fairy has been ruled out of Royal Ascot due to a minor setback, according to trainer Ed Dunlop. The multiple Group One-winning mare had made quicker progress than expected in her recovery from an injury sustained towards the end of last season, but Ascot will now come too soon.

Chilean star joins Dunlop

PA Sport 12:05pm, Sun 9 Jun 2013

Ed DunlopSabor A Triunfo, a Grade One winner in her native Chile, is the latest addition to Ed Dunlop's cosmopolitan stables. The four-year-old filly has joined his Newmarket string after being bought by the Australian-based syndicate QTI Racing following her victory at the top level in March.

Snow delights in Sandown spin

PA Sport 12:10pm, Fri 7 Jun 2013

Snow FairyEd Dunlop remains keen on a trip to Royal Ascot with Snow Fairy after the mare came through a racecourse gallop at Sandown on Thursday with flying colours. The six-time Group One winner has not been seen in competitive action since her exhilarating victory in the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown last September, but continues to please her trainer in her preparations for a fifth campaign.

3YO Handicaps--Wednesday 3rd October

Malcolm Boyle 7:15am, Wed 3 Oct 2012

3.20 Nottingham: BORDER LEGEND and STELLAR EXPRESS are emerging as each way options to ASCRIPTION who represents Ed Dunlop who has hardly enjoyed the best of season, aside from the efforts of Snow Fairy on behalf of the yard.

Fairy out for season

PA Sport 11:00am, Sat 29 Sep 2012

Snow FairyEd Dunlop's incredible mare Snow Fairy has been ruled out of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and the rest of the season after suffering a setback. An injury sustained at the end of last year threatened to bring the five-year-old's racing career to an end, but she has roared back better than ever.

Stand-Alone With Sportingbet

GG.COM 1:43pm, Thu 27 Sep 2012

Our friends at SportingBet.Com are known to offer stand-out prices against the rest on many runners on a daily basis but also in the ante-post markets; here are some unique prices available for big races coming up… As we mentioned on Monday, Snow Fairy is a general 7/1 chance for Arc glory at Longchamp in 10 days time.

Canada just a precaution for Fairy

PA Sport 5:20pm, Wed 26 Sep 2012

Snow FairyEd Dunlop has played down speculation that Snow Fairy could be re-routed from the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe to the E.P Taylor Stakes in Canada a week later.

10/1 Snow Fairy For Arc Glory

GG.COM 7:28pm, Mon 24 Sep 2012

Our friends at Sportingbet are offering a stand-out, carrot dangling price of 10/1 about Snow Fairy, while the superstar mare is 7/1 generally. Ed Dunlop's star filly has taken the flat season by storm on her return to action following a serious injury.