Half To Pinatubo Debuts At Newmarket

Pinatubo's Lope De Vega half-brother debuts at HQ | Scoop Dyga

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. Sunday's Observations features a half to brilliant juvenile Pinatubo (Ire) (Shamardal).

16.15 Newmarket, Novice, £40,000, 2yo, f, 5fT
MOUNTAIN BREEZE (IRE) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) debuts for Godolphin in an intriguing affair stacked with bluebloods and is the key member as a half-sister to the operation's brilliant juvenile champion Pinatubo (Ire) (Shamardal). Charlie Appleby also saddles Lucky Gift (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), the first foal out of the high-class G2 Queen Mary S. and G2 Duchess Of Cambridge S. winner and dual Group 1 runner-up Raffle Prize (Ire) (Slade Power {Ire}), while among the opposition is Clipper Logistics' River Seine (Ire) (Soldier's Call {GB}), a Karl Burke-trained daughter of the G1 Coronation S. and G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine Indian Ink (Ire) (Indian Ridge {Ire}).


16.50 Newmarket, Novice, £40,000, 2yo, 5fT
SYMBOL OF HONOUR (GB) (Havana Grey {GB}) caused a stir at Tattersalls Book 1 as a 600,000gns purchase and now starts for Godolphin's Charlie Appleby stable. A half-brother to Whitsbury Manor Stud's resident and disqualified G1 Commonwealth Cup winner Dragon Symbol (GB) (Cable Bay {Ire}), he is joined by the stable's debut fourth Al Qudra (Ire) (No Nay Never), another pricey Book 1 graduate at 425,000gns.

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