Observations: May 17, 2018


Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Today’s Observations features a €500,000 Arqana August graduate.

4.25 Salisbury, Cond, £7,400, 3yo/up, f/m, 9f 201yT
ANBAA (IRE) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) debuts for Abdullah Saeed Al Naboodah and John Gosden, having cost €500,000 at the Arqana August Sale in 2016. A full-sister to the 2015 G3 Prix Djebel winner Ride Like the Wind (Ire), she is connected to the 2008 GI Santa Anita Oaks heroine Ariege (Doneraile Court).


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