Joan Of Arc Unleashed In Curragh Opener

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Joan Of Arc's dam, You'resothrilling, winning the Cherry Hinton S. | racingfotos.com

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. Today's Observations features a daughter of one of Coolmore's top producers.

2.30 Curragh, Mdn, €12,000, 3yo/up, f/m, 7fT
JOAN OF ARC (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is one of the standout characters on The Curragh's 2021 turf season opener, being Ballydoyle's full-sister to the Classic-winning Gleneagles (Ire) and Marvellous (Ire) and Group 1 winner Happily (Ire). An entry in the G1 1000 Guineas, the February-foaled bay missed out on a debut win by a nose at Dundalk in November and has an experience edge on a pair of Dermot Weld-trained Moyglare Stud homebreds including Emilie Gray (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), the first foal out of the dual Group 3-winning Carla Bianca (Ire) (Dansili {GB}).

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