Daughter of Arc Heroine Solemia on Show in France


Solemia | Scoop Dyga


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 Insights features a daughter of Arc heroine Solemia (Ire) (Poliglote {GB}).

11.10 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €20,000, unraced 3yo, f, 10 1/2fT
Alain and Gerard Wertheimer’s SEAMIA (GB) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) is a homebred daughter of G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heroine Solemia (Ire) (Poliglote {GB}) and is unveiled by Carlos Laffon-Parias in this debutantes’ contest. The G1 Prix Saint-Alary and G1 Prix de Diane entry’s 17 rivals include Ecurie Skymarc Farm and Ecurie des Monceaux homebred Paix (Ire) (Muhaarar {GB}), who is a Francis-Henri Graffard-trained daughter of G3 Prix de Lutece victress Pacifique (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}).

11.40 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €20,000, unraced 3yo, c/g, 10 1/2fT
Coolmore’s ROYAUME UNI (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is the 11th foal produced by G3 Preis der Winterkonigin victress and $1.7-million Fasig-Tipton Keeneland November purchase Night Lagoon (Ger) (Lagunas {GB}) and the Andre Fabre trainee is a half-brother to four black-type performers headed by MG1SW sire Novellist (Ire) (Monsun {Ger}). The July 5 G1 Prix du Jockey Club and Sept. 13 G1 Grand Prix de Paris entry faces 17 including Juddmonte homebred and stablemate Woodstock Park (GB) (Frankel {GB}), a son of GI Gamely Breeders’ Cup H. and GI Yellow Ribbon S. victress Tates Creek (Rahy), who retains the same entries and another in the June 1 Poule d’Essai des Poulains.



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