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Observations: June 15, 2019

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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. Today’s Observations features a full-brother to multiple Group 1 winner Integral.

5.00 Sandown, Mdn, £8,550, 3yo/up, 9f 209yT
Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum’s 375,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 acquisition TWO BIDS (GB) (Dalakhani {Ire}), a William Haggas trainee, is a son of G1 Matron S. victress Echelon (GB) (Danehill) and thus a full-brother to G1 Falmouth S. and G1 Sun Chariot S. heroine Integral (GB). One of three hitherto unraced nominees in a 10-strong field, his experienced rivals include St Albans Bloodstock’s Caen Na Coille (Medaglia d’Oro), who is out of GSW GI Just A Game S. second Strathnaver (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) representing the Ed Dunlop yard; and Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani’s €235,000 BBAG September yearling Nette Rousse (Ger) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}), who is a Ralph Beckett-trained half-sister to dual Hong Kong Group 1 winner Pakistan Star (Ger) (Shamardal).

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