Next Step For TDN Rising Star Ancient Truth

Dubawi | 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. Saturday's Observations features the return of Ancient Truth (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}).

14.10 Newmarket, Novice, £10,000, 2yo, 7fT
ANCIENT TRUTH (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}) earned TDN Rising Star status over six furlongs on debut here in a race that has produced winners and Charlie Appleby opts to stay close to home with the son of the G2 Prix du Calvados scorer Beyond Reason (Ire) (Australia {GB}). A stablemate of last year's winner Ancient Wisdom (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}), who went on to win the G1 Futurity Trophy, he takes to the July Course in preparation for the upcoming G2 Superlative S.


13.23 Compiegne, Debutantes, €30,000, 2yo, f, 7fT
LHAKPA (IRE) (Siyouni {Ire}) is a half-sister to the G3 Prix la Rochette winner and G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere third Beauvatier (Fr) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) who cost €650,000 at Arqana Deauville August. Representing Everest Racing and the Yann Barberot stable, she takes on nine peers including the Niarchos Family's Astral Way (GB) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), a Francis-Henri Graffard-trained relative of Animal Kingdom.

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