Half-Sister to McKulick in Line For Wolverhampton Debut

McKulick | Sarah Andrew

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. Tuesday's Observations features a half-sister to Grade I winner McKulick.

18.30 Wolverhampton, £9,980, Mdn, 2yo, 7f 36y (AWT)
Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum's ROBEENA (GB) (Calyx {GB}), one of two debutantes representing Roger Varian, is a homebred half-sister to three black-type performers headed by last year's GI Belmont Oaks Invitational heroine McKulick (GB) (Frankel {GB}). She encounters 11 rivals which include Yuesheng Zhang's 170,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 yearling Superb Force (Ire) (Night Of Thunder {Ire}), who is an Andrew Balding-trained half-brother to MG1SW sire Best Solution (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) and G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud victor El Bodegon (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}).

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