Half-Sister to German Derby Hero Debuts in France


Australia | Coolmore Stud

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-sister to a German Derby hero.

12.50 Saint-Cloud, €27,000, Mdn, unraced 3yo, f, 12fT
Gestut Schlenderhan's homebred WHEELIE (GER) (Australia {GB}) is a daughter of MGSW G1 Flower Bowl Invitational runner-up Walzerkoenigin (Kingmambo) and thus kin to five black-type performers headed by MG1SW G1 Deutsches Derby-winning sire Wiener Walzer (Ger) (Dynaformer). Opposition to the Francis-Henri Graffard trainee includes Ballymore Thoroughbred Ltd's Bright Star (Fr) (Intello {Ger}), who is a daughter of MG1SP G1 Prix de Diane fifth Board Meeting (Ire) (Anabaa), from the Mario Baratti stable.

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