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Dick Whittington Wins Prestigious Keeneland Phoenix Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 11, 2014) – At the Curragh in Ireland on Aug. 10, Dick Whittington won the estimated $267,741 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes to capture the year’s first Group 1 race for 2-year-olds in Europe.

Joseph O’Brien rode the son of Rip Van Winkle for his father, trainer Aidan O’Brien. The colt, bred by Swordlestown Stud, races for the internationally successful ownership team of Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and Susan Magnier.

Keeneland Phoenix Stakes Set to be Juvenile Race of the Season

Keeneland & The Curragh Media Release

The Wow Signal, Anthem Alexander, Dick Whittington, Beach Belle all likely runners

A fantastic renewal of the €200,000 Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes is in prospect at the Curragh on Sunday, August 10, with Royal Ascot winners The Wow Signal and Anthem Alexander set to be joined by many of this season's best juveniles.

 

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