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Irish War Cry Wows ‘Em in Wood

By Derek Simon

irish War Cry wins the 2017 Wood Memorial Stakes, 4/8/17. Photo: Robert Mauhar

irish War Cry wins the 2017 Wood Memorial Stakes, 4/8/17. Photo: Robert Mauhar/NYRA

Isabelle De Tomaso’s Irish War Cry showed that his dismal showing in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (GII) at Gulfstream Park was just an aberration, as he won Saturday’s Wood Memorial (GII) at Aqueduct in emphatic fashion.

Sent off as the third choice in the field of eight, the Graham Motion trainee also showed that he could come off the pace, as he was content to sit in second position while Battalion Runner ran an opening half-mile in :47.34 and six furlongs in 1:11.83.

Turning for home, Irish War Cry was on… (more)

 

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