Horses To Follow » Supagirl


Supagirl can be marked up at least a little on the bare form of the performance that she put up in finishing third behind Kerkiyra in the 10-furlong three-year-olds’ handicap at The Curragh on Sunday. Sharply away, Dylan Kidd quickly got his filly settled into a nice position in second place, just up on the outside of the leader Nectarine. She moved up on the outside of the leader as they raced down around the home turn, but she moved to her left as they straightened up, which allowed Kerkiyra up on her inside. From there, she was always playing catch-up, and she actually dropped to fifth place as Amortentia moved up on her inside and Giladah moved up on her outside at the two-furlong marker.. She didn’t have a lot of racing room either inside the final furlong, held in by Giladah but, once she got out and got rolling again, she finished off her race well to take third place, beaten a total of three parts of a length and hampered a little close home.

Jessica Harrington’s filly continues in fine form. She went into this race on the back of an impressive performance in winning an apprentices’ handicap at Navan eight days earlier. She was raised by 14lb for that win, but she proved on Sunday that she was well able for her mark in the low 90s. She continues to progress and she will be of interest wherever she goes next. Ten furlongs is a good trip for her, she could get 12, and she goes well on good and fast ground.
The Curragh, 17th July 2022