Devin Debutante Takes the Eye at Deauville

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Frankel | Juddmonte

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 half-sister to G1SW Epicuris (GB) (Rail Link {GB}).

5.37 Deauville, Cond, €22,000, 2yo, f, 7 1/2fT
CAPTIOUS (GB) (Frankel {GB}) debuts in the Khalid Abdullah silks for the Henri-Francois Devin stable and is a half-sister to the G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud winner Epicuris (GB) (Rail Link {GB}). Among her rivals is Haras Voltaire’s fellow newcomer Babylone (Fr) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}), an Andre Fabre-trained daughter of the former Niarchos Family homebred Typique (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), a daughter of Denebola (Storm Cat) who was bought for €450,000 at the Goffs November Mares Sale.

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