Full-Sister To Sire Headman Set For HQ Debut


Headman | Scoop Dyga

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. Friday's Observations features a full-sister to Headman (GB) (Kingman {GB}).

13.20 Newmarket, Nov, £8,000, 2yo, f, 7fT
Juddmonte's March-foaled homebred PREPENSE (GB) (Kingman {GB}), scratched from a July 21 engagement at Newbury, is a full-sister to G1 Irish Champion S. fifth and dual Group 2-winning sire Headman (GB) and encounters 10 distaffers in this debut. She is accompanied by her Sir Michael Stoute-trained stablemate Lady Wilbraham (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}), a Cheveley Park Stud homebred half to two black-type performers out of multiple Group 1-placed 1000 Guineas runner-up Spacious (GB) (Nayef). Opposition also features Ralph Beckett trainee Luckin Brew (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}), a €190,000 Arqana August full-sister to dual Group 3-winning G1 Grosser Preis von Bayern fourth Antonia De Vega (Ire), who has skipped one diary entry since posting a half-length second over this strip in her July 9 debut; and the Sean Woods-conditioned Canadiansmokeshow (Ire) (U S Navy Flag), who is a €290,000 Goffs Orby half-sister to last term's GI Del Mar Oaks heroine Going Global (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}) returning off a July 7 debut third over six furlongs at this venue.

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