Observations: River Tiber Takes Aim at Naas

Wootton Bassett Coolmore Stud

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. Sunday's Insights features the return of TDN Rising Star River Tiber (Ire) (Wootton Bassett ({GB}) at Naas.

13.45 Naas, Cond, €40,000, 2yo, 5fT
RIVER TIBER (IRE) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) is dropped back slightly in trip by Aidan O'Brien following his 10-length demolition job at Naas last month, for which he was deservedly handed a TDN Rising Star tag. Pulled out of his intended debut at The Curragh which was won by the stable's fellow TDN Rising Star Democracy (Ire) (No Nay Never), the 480,000gns Book 1 purchase from the family of the 2013 G1 Phoenix S. winner Sudirman (Henrythenavigator) is the pick of Ryan Moore over that full-brother to Midnight Mile (Ire).

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