Jupiter Pluvius


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Jupiter Pluvius

dispenser of rain. [Rom. Myth.: Espy, 22]
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Jupiter Pluvius finished fourth behind stablemate Henrythenavigator in the Irish 2,000 Guineas on his reappearance and trainer Aidan O'Brien thinks the drop in trip will not inconvenience his colt.
Famous Name, impressive winner of Guineas trial at Leopardstown on his seasonal debut and runner-up to Jupiter Pluvius in a Group 3 last October, is on course to represent Dermot Weld on Saturday.
O'Brien's Jupiter Pluvius was something of a talking horse for the 2,000 Guineas after two end-of-season wins at the Curragh and Leopardstown, where he landed the Group 3 Killavullan Stakes.
The other Ballydoyle entries are Jupiter Pluvius, Minneapolis, One Great Cat and Windsor Palace.
Ladbrokes: 2 New Approach, 3 Raven's Pass, 6 Ibn Khaldun, 10 Fast Company, Jupiter Pluvius, 12 Henrythenavigator, 16 Fireside, Stimulation, 20 Perfect Stride, Rio De La Plata, Plan, 40 bar.
The best known in Europe is last season's Killavullan Stakes winner Jupiter Pluvius, who traces to Da' Tara's fifth dam, the multiple winner Cloud High.
Betting: 2-1 New Approach, 3-1 Raven's Pass, 6-1 Ibn Khaldun, 10-1 Fast Company, Jupiter Pluvius, 12-1 bar.
IRISH 2000 GUINEAS (1m, Curragh, Sat 24th May): 6/4 New Approach, 9/4 Henrythenavigator, 8 Jupiter Pluvius, 12 Famous Name, Winker Watson, 16 Ibn Khaldun, Myboycharlie, 20 Ravens Pass, Rio De La Plata, 25 Fast Company, Great War Eagle, Hanoverian Baron, 33 bar.
Ladbrokes 2000 Gns: 9-4 New Approach, 6 Raven's Pass, 7 Ibn Khaldun, 10 Fast Company, Jupiter Pluvius, Winker Watson, 14 Henrythenavigator, 16 Confront, Rio De La Plata, Twice Over, 20 bar.
Jupiter Pluvius, having his first run of the season, was four and a half lengths back in fourth, followed five and a half lengths back by the American import Nownownow, last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner, who was having his first run since joining David Wachman.
Aidan O'Brien's unbeaten colt Jupiter Pluvius bypasses tomorrow's classic, having reportedly scoped dirty earlier this week.
Jupiter Pluvius was being hailed as the best O'Brien-trained colt for the Guineas before the race and had a minor setback, so he has to be interesting.