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. Wedneday's Insights features a Keeneland September millionaire.
6.00 Dundalk, Mdn, €15,000, 2yo, 5f (AWT)
SERGEI PROKOFIEV (Scat Daddy) fetched a cool $1.1 million as a Keeneland September yearling and is out of a half-sister to GIII Hollywood Juvenile Championship victress Necessary Evil (Harlan's Holiday). Five-strong opposition to the Aidan O'Brien trainee includes stablemate and fellow firster The Irish Rover (Ire) (No Nay Never), a 150,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 graduate, who becomes the third starter for his freshman sire (by Scat Daddy).