All Eyes on Louisiana at Listowel


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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. Wednesday’s Insights features a full-brother to MG1SW The Gurkha (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}).

1.50 Listowel, Mdn, €17,500, 2yo, 7fT
LOUISIANA (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) bids to build on his promising debut third behind the subsequent G2 Futurity S. third Geometrical (Ire) (Dawn Approach {Ire}) and stablemate Mogul (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) in a Gowran maiden last month. Ballydoyle’s full-brother to the G1 Poule d’Essai des Poulains and G1 Sussex S. hero The Gurkha (Ire) is the pick of the stable to run in this maiden won 12 months ago by Japan (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) and he has a smart yardstick to be measured against in His Highness The Aga Khan’s Shekhem (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}), the Dermot Weld trainee who was second to Mogul at The Curragh last month.

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