Half-Brother to Siyarafina on Deck at Saint-Cloud


Golden Horn | Darley

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 half-brother to G1 Prix Saint-Alary victrix Siyarafina (Fr) (Pivotal {GB}).
17.05 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €27,000, unraced 3yo, c/g, 8fT
His Highness The Aga Khan's SIYAZANN (FR) (Golden Horn {GB}) is a half-brother to G1 Prix Saint-Alary victrix Siyarafina (Fr) (Pivotal {GB}) and debuts for the Alain de Royer-Dupre stable in this newcomers' test. His rivals include Dr. Christoph Berglar's $140,000 Keeneland November foal Peace Messenger (Air Force Blue), who is a Waldemar Hickst-trained half-brother to G2 German 1000 Guineas runner-up Peace In Motion (Hat Trick {Jpn}).
17.35 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €27,000, unraced 3yo, f, 8fT
Godolphin's homebred SUNDRESS (IRE) (Shamardal) encounters a cast of 17 in this unveiling and is a half-sister to G1 Fillies' Mile heroine Lyric of Light (GB) (Street Cry {Ire}). Representing Alex Pantall, she is joined by Antoine Griezmann's Neska Polita (GB) (Showcasing {GB}), who is out of G1 Phoenix S. placegetter Walk On Bye (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}); and Millenial (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}), a daughter of G1 Premio Roma third Beautiful Heroine (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}), who lines up for Francis-Henri Graffard.

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