2.7-million Guineas Colt Set For Leicester Debut

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Kingman | Bronwen Healy

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. Tuesday's Observations features an expensive colt by Kingman (GB), who sold for 2.7million gns at the Tattersalls October Book 1.
13.00 Leicester, Nov, £10,000, 2yo, 7fT
KHK Racing's AKHU NAJLA (GB) (Kingman {GB}), who secured the third-highest price when knocked down for 2.7-million guineas at Tattersalls's October Book 1 sale last year, is a half-brother to G1 2000 Guineas and G1 St James's Palace S.-winning sire Galileo Gold (GB) (Paco Boy {Ire}). The April-foaled bay debuts for Roger Varian and his 10 rivals include Godolphin's Charlie Appleby-trained fellow newcomer Yukon Star (Ire) (Oasis Dream {GB}), who is out of a half-sister to MG1SW sire Mount Nelson (GB); and Sheikh Juma Dalmook Al Maktoum's Knight of Honour (Ire) (Decorated Knight {GB}), who is an unraced son of G1 Cheveley Park S. second Princess Noor (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}), representing John and Thady Gosden.

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