€625K Goffs Orby Graduate Set For Debut By The Sea

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. Wednesday's Observations features a son of Frankel (GB).

16.00 Yarmouth, Nov, £40,000, 2yo, 6f 3yT
AGE OF GOLD (IRE) (Frankel {GB}), representing the Godolphin-Appleby-Buick triumvirate, realised the fifth-highest price at last year's Goffs Orby sale when selling for €625,000 and makes the trip up the A11 to debut on the Norfolk coast. The April-foaled bay is a son of the stakes-winning Promised Money (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) and thus a full-brother to G2 Mill Reef runner-up Fivethousandtoone (Ire). Fellow debutants include Victorious Racing's €45,000 Tattersalls Ireland September yearling turned £200,000 Goffs UK breeze-up graduate Mission Command (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}), a George Scott-conditioned grandson of G3 Prix Penelope runner-up Hug And A Kiss (Thewayyouare); and Justwow's 130,000gns Tattersalls October Book 2 purchase Back In Black (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), who is out of a half-sister to dual stakes-winning GI Beverly D second Awesometank (GB) (Intense Focus), from the James Fanshawe stable.

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