Godolphin Unleash Baden-Baden Sensation

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Kingman | Bronwen Healy

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 the 2019 BBAG yearling topper.

6.15 Wolverhampton, Novice, £5,300, 2yo, 8f 142y (AWT)
WIRKO (GER) (Kingman {GB}) is an intriguing newcomer for Godolphin and Charlie Appleby, being the top-priced colt sold at last year’s BBAG September Sale at €700,000. Out of a listed-winning half to the G2 Park Hill S. scorer Wild Coco (Ger) (Shirocco {Ger}), the March-foaled bay faces 10 on his racecourse bow.

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