Saeiqa Looks To Back Up Coventry Effort

Shalaa | Zuzanna Lupa

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 highly regarded maiden coming off a Royal Ascot placing.

1:15 Newmarket, Mdn, £10,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT
SAEIQA (GB) (Shalaa {Ire}) comes back to competitive maiden company after a third placing in the G2 Coventry S. for Al Shaqab and John Gosden, with the relative of the G1 Middle Park S-winning sire First Trump (GB) (Primo Dominie {GB}) holding the edge on that evidence. Godolphin have won this four times in the last eight years and are represented by a trio headed by the Charlie Appleby-trained Magical Land (Ire) (Frankel%20(GB)#tot">Frankel {GB}), a half-brother to the smart Althiqa (GB) (Dark Angel {Ire}) who was runner-up here when the operation's first juvenile runner last month.

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