Beth added to Debutante field

Andrew Oliver has decided to supplement Beth for Sunday’s rearranged Debutante Stakes at Leopardstown following her victory at Sligo last week.

Andrew Oliver has decided to supplement Beth for Sunday’s rearranged Debutante Stakes at Leopardstown following her victory at Sligo last week.

The Group Two contest is one of three races to be moved from last Sunday’s abandoned Curragh meeting, meaning Oliver has been able to add his juvenile to the line-up for the Group Two contest.

Oliver admits the likes of Cuis Ghaire and Oui Say Oui will give his filly a stiff examination, but he believes it would be folly to dismiss her chances.

“She ran really well at Sligo last week and it wasn’t just the result but also the style of how she won which pleased me,” said the County Tyrone handler.

“She jumped out, made all and was very professional and I liked the way she came round the bend and just put her head down.

“I think there is good improvement in her from that run so that is why she is running.

“It is a hot race but some of the faster horses like Cuis Ghaire have probably never run on ground as soft as this and I know my filly will handle it.

“If the ground is testing, that could just muddy the waters a bit.”

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