Relative Of Masar Set For HQ Debut


Dubawi | Amy Lynam

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 close relative to a Derby winner.

12.45 Newmarket, Nov, £10,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT
Godolphin's homebred YANTARNI (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is kin to G1 Jebel Hatta second Vancouverite (GB) (Dansili {GB}) and G2 UAE Derby and G3 UAE Oaks victrix Khawlah (Ire) (Cape Cross {Ire}), herself the dam of G1 Epsom Derby-winning sire Masar (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}). The Charlie Appleby contender's one dozen rivals include fellow newcomer Soulcombe (GB) (Frankel {GB}), who is a William Haggas-trained son of G1 Prix Jean Romanet heroine Ribbons (GB) (Manduro {Ger}).

13.20 Newmarket, Nov, £10,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT
SILENT SPEECH (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is another Charlie Appleby-trained Godolphin homebred debutant and one of 12 nominees for this second division of a contest won in 2019 by last term's G2 Derby Italiano hero Tuscan Gaze (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). He is kin to a trio of black-type performers headed by G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-winning sire Ultra (Ire) (Manduro {Ger}).

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