Daughter Of Fallen For You On Deck For Windsor Debut

Saxon Warrior | Coolmore

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. Monday's Observations features a daughter of the G1 Coronation S. winner Fallen For You (GB).

18.10 Windsor, Mdn, £40,000, 3yo/up, f/m, 8f 31yT
Normandie Stud's hitherto unraced FIGHT FOR YOU (IRE) (Saxon Warrior {Jpn}), a John and Thady Gosden trainee, is a half-sister to three black-type performers produced by connections' G1 Coronation S. heroine Fallen For You (GB) (Dansili {GB}). She is the lone debutante in a fully-subscribed field of 14 and her rivals include stablemate Cat Ninja (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}), who is a George Strawbridge-owned 350,000gns Tattersalls Book 1 half-sister to G1 1000 Guineas heroine Cachet (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}); Godolphin's 600,000gns Tattersalls Book 1 acquisition Aurora's Beauty (Ire) (Bated Breath {GB}), who is a half-sister to dual G1 Lockinge S. placegetter Chindit (Ire) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), from the Charlie Appleby nursery; and Hughie Morrison trainee Samoon Star (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), who is a daughter of G1 Oaks and G1 Irish Oaks runner-up Shirocco Star (GB) (Shirocco Ger}) and thus a full-sister to dual Group 2-winning G1 Jebel Hatta and G1 Al Quoz Sprint third Al Suhail (GB).

14.33 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €30,000, unraced 2yo, f, 6fT
Christopher Head trainee ANGEAL (IRE) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), a daughter of GI E. P Taylor S. victrix and G1 Irish Oaks third Curvy (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), makes her debut in a contest won in 2021 by subsequent G1 Prix Marcel Boussac heroine and G1 1000 Guineas fourth Zellie (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}). The €110,000 Goffs Orby graduate is set to face seven rivals in this newcomers' heat.

16.25 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €27,000, unraced 3yo, c/g, 12fT
Alain and Gerard Wertheimer's CREATIF (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}), representing the Carlos Laffon-Parias stable, is a homebred son of G3 Prix d'Aumale victrix and G1 Prix Saint-Alary placegetter Soustraction (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}). His nine rivals include Manigod (Fr) (American Devil {Fr}), who is a gelded half-brother to multiple Grade 1-winning hurdler and recent G2 Yorkshire Cup second Vauban (Fr) (Galiway {GB}), from the Philippe Decouz stable; and Princess Zahra Aga Khan's Darajbal (Fr) (Iffraaj {GB}), who is a Mikel Delzangles-trained relative of multiple Group 1-winning G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches heroine Darjina (Fr) (Zamindar). Last year's renewal was won by recent G3 Prix d'Hedouville victor Goliath (Ger) (Adlerflug {GB}).

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