Half To Ribchester Debuts At Deauville

Ribchester | 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. Sunday's Observations features a half-brother to crack miler Ribchester (Ire).


16.07 Deauville, Debutantes, €30,000, 2yo, c/g, 9 1/2f (AWT)
RIBBLE VIBE (IRE) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) is a half-brother to the four-times Group 1-winning miler Ribchester (Ire) who debuts on the Polytrack in the Godolphin blue for the Andre Fabre stable. In the immediate family are the classy Matterhorn (Ire) (Raven's Pass) and Bangkok (Ire) (Australia {GB}), who performed at their best either on dirt or the all-weather.


17.52 Deauville, Debutantes, €30,000, 2yo, f, 9 1/2f (AWT)
PELLEGRIN (IRE) (Kingman {GB}) is another notable newcomer for Andre Fabre on the card, being a daughter of Lady Bamford's brilliant G1 Oaks and Irish Oaks heroine Sariska (GB) (Pivotal {GB}). A full-sister to October's G3 Prix de Flore third Tygress (GB), she encounters the Wertheimers' Halfday (Fr) (Lope De Vega {Ire}), a granddaughter of the high-class Midday (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}).

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