Half To Royal Aclaim Debuts At The Curragh


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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. Saturday's Observations features a half-brother to G1 Nunthorpe S. pick Royal Aclaim (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}).

1.45 Curragh, Mdn, €25,000, 2yo, 6fT
POP STAR (IRE) (Sioux Nation) is a half-brother to next week's red-hot G1 Nunthorpe S. favourite Royal Aclaim (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}) who debuts for Ballydoyle in this Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden. A 215,000gns Tattersalls October Book 2 graduate, the March-foaled bay encounters another newcomer of note in Al Shira'aa Racing Limited's filly Ocean Jewel (Ire) (Sioux Nation), a Willie McCreery-trained half-sister to Mother Earth (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) who was a €230,000 Goffs Orby graduate.

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