Observations on the European Racing Scene


Kingman | Juddmonte photo


7.30 Wolverhampton, Novice, £5,300, 2yo, 9f 104y (AWT)
EMISSARY (GB) (Kingman {GB}) is turned out by Hugo Palmer a week after being withdrawn from his intended debut at Newmarket due to the rain-affected ground and his trainer has opted to play safe with Tapeta for Khalid Abdullah’s blueblood. A half-brother to the G1 Epsom Derby and G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe hero Workforce (GB) (King’s Best) from the family of the St Leger hero Brian Boru (GB) (Sadler’s Wells) and similarly high-class Sea Moon (GB) (Beat Hollow {GB}), the May-foaled bay has a useful yardstick to aim at in Saeed Manana’s Richard Hannon-trained Wild Thunder (Ire) (Night of Thunder {Ire}) who was second in a Doncaster nursery during the Leger meeting.

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