The field for the June 27th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Ire-I) at the Curragh came into sharper focus on Tuesday, the last stage of entry before final entries and post positions on drawn on Thursday.
The 12-furlong Irish classic is expected to feature a very strong field led by Investec Derby (Eng-I) runner-up Jack Hobbs and Investec Oaks (Eng-I) winner Qualify, as well as Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas (Ire-I) Pleascach and Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I) runner-up Highland Reel.
The complete list of horses that remain eligible for the Irish Derby are as follows:
Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Ire-I)
Carbon Dating, John Patrick Shanahan
Giovanni Canaletto, Aidan O’Brien
Highland Reel, Aidan O’Brien
Jack Hobbs, John Gosden
Kilimanjaro, Aidan O’Brien
Radanpour, Dermot Weld
Storm the Stars, William Haggas
Pleascach, Jim Bolger
Qualify, Aidan O’Brien