Pathfork two-year-old downs older rivals | Cape Breeders Club

Pathfork two-year-old downs older rivals

14th Jun 2018

Irish Champion Pathfork, who will stand at the Sandown Stud this season, has enjoyed big success with his two-year-olds this season and the former National Stakes winner was at it again on Wednesday.

Mighty High

Pathfork gelding Priceless Ruler, who had been fourth in a barrier trial at his only previous racetrack appearance, showed plenty of courage to score in open company over 1200m at Greyville’s mid-week meeting.

The Dennis Drier trained 2yo, backed down to start a 17-10 shot,  prevailed in a thrilling finish to win Wednesday’s third race by a short head.

Priceless Ruler, who is out of the National Assembly mare Antonia’s Law, was a R500 000 buy from the 2017 Cape Premier Yearling Sale.

Bred by Highlands, Priceless Ruler is bred on the same Pathfork/National Assembly cross as this season’s Listed East Cape Nursery/Lady’s Slipper winner Madame Speaker.

He is the ninth two-year-old winner this season for former Irish Champion 2YO Pathfork, whose other notable juvenile winners in 2017-2018 include unbeaten G1 Allan Robertson Championship winner Mighty High, a leading contender for Equus Award honours.

Pathfork has seven lots on offer at next month’s KZN Yearling Sale.

Share on Social Media

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
diam risus pulvinar quis Donec ut
Nullam luctus Aenean odio mattis at porta. risus consequat. quis consectetur elit.