Daughter of GISW Montare on Deck at Nottingham

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Secret Gesture, dam of Final Gesture, selling for $3.5 million at KEENOV  in 2017 | Keeneland

12.40 Nottingham, Mdn, £7,000, 2yo, f, 8f 75yT
George Strawbridge's homebred MIMIKYU (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a daughter of G1 Prix Royal-Oak heroine Montare (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) and thus a full-sister to G1 British Champions Fillies & Mares winner Journey (GB). She debuts in a contest won last year by subsequent G1 British Champions Fillies & Mares victrix Eshaada (GB) (Muhaarar {GB}) and opposition to the John and Thady Gosden nominee includes Lady Bamford's hitherto unraced Queen of Comedy (GB) (Kingman {GB}), who is an Ed Walker-trained full-sister to G1 St James's Palace S. runner-up King of Comedy (Ire). She is also a half-sister to G1 Prix de Diane heroine Star of Seville (GB) (Duke of Marmalade {Ire}).

15.15 Kempton, Mdn, £7,000, 2yo, f, 7f (AWT)
Godophin's hitherto unraced FINAL GESTURE (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a homebred daughter of MG1SP G1 Epsom Oaks and G1 Preis der Diana (German Oaks) runner-up Secret Gesture (GB) (Galileo {Ire}). The Charlie Appleby trainee encounters a baker's dozen here, including Cheveley Park Stud debutante Compliant (GB) (Pivotal {GB}), who is out of a full-sister to GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf heroine Queen's Trust (GB) (Dansili {GB}), from the James Fanshawe stable.

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