Daughters of Chicquita, Discreet Marq Set for Leopardstown Debut


Discreet Marq, dam of Thoughts of June | Christie DeBernardis

13.30 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, f, 8fT
Coolmore and Westerberg's hitherto unraced EMILY DICKINSON (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}), one of two contenders representing Aidan O'Brien, is a half-sister to this term's G1 Irish Oaks third Nicest (Ire) (American Pharoah) out of G1 Irish Oaks heroine Chicquita (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}). She is accompanied by stablemate Thoughts of June (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), who is a daughter of GI Del Mar Oaks victrix and $2.4 million Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale graduate Discreet Marq (Discreet Cat).

14.05 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, c/g, 8fT
Aidan O'Brien trainee DOWNING STREET (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is a son of G1 Epsom Oaks second Remember When (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}) and thus a full-brother to G1 Epsom Derby hero Serpentine (Ire) and G1 Nassau S. runner-up Wedding Vow (Ire). He is joined by stablemates Ninja (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), who is a once-raced half-brother to G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine Tiggy Wiggy (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}); and the untried Realism (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), who is a full-brother to G1 Irish Oaks and G1 Pretty Polly S. runner-up Rain Goddess (Ire).

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