Observations on the European Racing Scene for Friday, Aug. 9

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Kingman | Juddmonte

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. Friday’s Insights features a half-brother to G1 Juddmonte International S. heroine Arabian Queen (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}).

6.35 Newmarket, Mdn, £8,000, 2yo, 7fT

ALBERT FINNEY (GB) (Kingman {GB}) debuts in the Rachel Hood silks for her trainer husband John Gosden and is a son of their G2 Lancashire Oaks winner Gertrude Bell (GB) (Sinndar {Ire}). Facing him is Jeff Smith’s homebred Arabian King (GB) (New Approach {Ire}), a David Elsworth-trained half-brother to the shock G1 Juddmonte International S. heroine Arabian Queen (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}).

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