Half to Golden Horde Unveiled at Dundalk

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Zoffany | Coolmore

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 Insights features a half-brother to G1SW Golden Horde (Ire) (Lethal Force {Ire}).

4.30 Dundalk, Mdn, €14,000, 2yo, f, 5fT
HEART TO HEART (GB) (Zoffany {Ire}), one of two debutantes from Ballydoyle, is a 580,000gns Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1 half-sister to the G1 Commonwealth Cup hero Golden Horde (Ire) (Lethal Force {Ire}). Seamie Heffernan is on the April-foaled bay, with Wayne Lordan on the stable's Yet (War Front), whose dam is a dual group-placed half to Giant's Causeway. Also representing Coolmore is the Donnacha O'Brien-trained fellow newcomer Orinoco River (War Front), a half-sister to last year's GIII Santa Ysabel S. winner Donna Veloce (Uncle Mo) who was also runner-up in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies and GI Starlet S.

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