From January 2019 breeders are required to notify Weatherbys Ireland General Stud Book within 30 days of the birth of a thoroughbred or non-thoroughbred foal born in Ireland and bred for racing. The notification of birth will be automatically triggered by the submission of DNA (blood and markings). There will be no additional fees for notification of birth within the 30-day window.
Simply Ned will head to Ireland over Christmas in a bid to repeat last year’s victory in the Paddy’s Rewards Club Chase at Leopardstown — following his epic weekend effort at Cheltenham.
Charlie Appleby is looking forward to Masar crossing swords with Enable following the news the dual Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heroine will race on as a five-year-old.