Half to Tiggy Wiggy Set For Navan Debut

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Galileo | Emma Berry

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 Observations features a half-sister to Group 1 winner Tiggy Wiggy (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}).
15.30 Navan, Mdn, €12,000, 2yo, 8fT
Masaaki Matsushima and Coolmore's NINJA (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is an unraced half-brother to G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine Tiggy Wiggy (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}), herself the dam of G1 Futurity Trophy third Year of the Tiger (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). He is accompanied by Aidan O'Brien stablemate Temple of Artemis (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), who is a once-raced full-brother to three black-type performers headed by G1 Irish Derby and G1 Gold Cup runner-up Kingfisher (Ire); and White Birch Farm's Porto Ercole (Ire) (Caravaggio), a Ger Lyons-conditioned daughter of G1 Tattersalls Gold Cup third Euphrasia (Ire) (Windsor Knot {Ire}), who returns off a fourth at Naas last month.

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