Capri’s Brother on Show at Navan


Capri | Racing Post

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. Thursday’s Insights features a full-brother to dual Classic winner Capri (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}).

1.05 Navan, Mdn, €15,500, 2yo, c/g, 8fT
BRAZIL (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) represents Ballydoyle and is a surefire future stayer as a full-brother to the G1 Irish Derby and G1 St Leger hero Capri (Ire) and this year’s G2 Ribblesdale S. third Passion (Ire). He faces some rivals with experience on their side including Khalid Abdullah’s Popular Verdict (GB) (Lope de Vega {Ire}), a Dermot Weld-trained colt whose dam is a full-sister to Midday (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}).

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