Expensive Godolphin Newcomer Unveiled at Lingfield


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 Insights features an expensive daughter of 2013 G1 Irish St Leger heroine Voleuse de Coeurs (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}).

2.50 Lingfield, Novice, £5,300, 2yo, f, 8f (AWT)
LATE ROMANCE (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is another Godolphin newcomer of note, being a 500,000gns Tattersalls Book 1 graduate who is the first foal out of the 2013 G1 Irish St Leger heroine Voleuse de Coeurs (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}). Among the rivals of the January-foaled bay is the fellow newcomer Asbaagh (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}), Shadwell's John Gosden-trained relative of the G1 Prix du Jockey Club third Baraan (Fr) (Dalakhani {Ire}) who at 450,000gns was the highest-priced filly at last year's Tattersalls Book 2 Sale.

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