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Pluck Targets Irish 2000 Guineas

Breeders' Cup winner Pluck is bang on course to represent US-based trainer Graham Motion in the Abu Dhabi Irish 2,000 Guineas in May.

British-born Motion intends to give the three-year-old a prep run at the prestigious Keeneland meeting in April before crossing the Atlantic in a bid to emulate Fourstars Allstar, who made history for Leo O'Brien when he won the Curragh Classic back in 1991.

Ridden by Zenyatta's jockey Mike Smith, Fourstars Allstar was the first American-trained horse to win a European Classic.

Pluck ran out a hugely impressive winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Churchill Downs, overcoming trouble in running before scoring with a last-to-first charge for former trainer Todd Pletcher.
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Better take this one out of Derby Contention. Those over seas trips really wear out a horse.

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