Lillie Langtry's Latest Appears At The Curragh


Galileo | Coolmore

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 daughter of superproducer Lillie Langtry (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}).

1.20 Newmarket, Debutantes, £8,000, Mdn, 2yo, 7fT
JALAPA (GB) (Expert Eye {GB}) is one of the first of the bluebloods to appear on a fascinating Saturday and the half-sister to Westover (GB) (Frankel {GB}) represents the Juddmonte-Ralph Beckett combination responsible for the Irish Derby hero. The April-foaled bay encounters a Charlie Appleby representative in Elegant Charm (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}), a granddaughter of the Irish 1000 Guineas heroine Gossamer (GB) (Sadler's Wells).


1.30 Curragh, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, 7fT
BOY SCOUT (GB) (Frankel {GB}) is one of two Ballydoyle newcomers in this intriguing affair and the pick of Ryan Moore, with the 925,000gns Book 1 graduate being a half-brother to the GII Glens Falls S. winner and GI Flower Bowl S. runner-up Mrs Sippy (Blame). A relative of Grand Lodge, the April-foaled bay is joined by another colt of significance from Rosegreen in Salt Lake City (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), the first foal out of the G2 Queen Mary S. and G2 Flying Childers S. winner Heartache (GB) (Kyllachy {GB}) who was purchased by Coolmore for 1.3 million gns at the 2018 Tattersalls December Mares Sale.


2.05 Curragh, Cond, €27,000, 2yo, f, 7fT
DELIGHTFUL (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is another major presence on the card, being the eighth foal out of Coolmore's superproducer Lillie Langtry (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}). While Ryan Moore has opted for the experienced daughter of Clemmie (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), Unless (Justify), the late May-foaled full-sister to Minding (Ire), Tuesday (Ire) and Empress Josephine (Ire) will have eyes upon her for positive signs with her career ahead of her.


3.50 Deauville, Debutantes, €27,000, 2yo, f, 7 1/2fT
ARDENT (Frankel {GB}) is another big Juddmonte prospect on the day, being a daughter of the four-times Grade I winner Emollient (Empire Maker) and a full-sister to the fellow Andre Fabre-trained G2 Prix de Malleret scorer Raclette (GB). There is another Frankel lurking here in the Wertheimers' Kelina (Ire), a Carlos Laffon-Parias-trained relative of Dansili's Group 1-winning siblings With You (GB) and We Are (Ire).

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