Sisters to Expert Eye and Anthony Van Dyck Debut

Acclamation | Rathbarry 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. Thursday's Observations features full-sisters to Group 1 winners.

1.20 Newmarket, Mdn, £25,000, 2yo, f, 6fT
INVIGILATE (GB) (Acclamation {GB}) is a notable debutante to open Newmarket's July Festival as a full-sister to Juddmonte's GI Breeders' Cup Mile hero Expert Eye (GB). Trained like that past luminary by Sir Michael Stoute, the April-foaled bay faces 11 rivals.


4.40 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, f, 7fT
TWINKLE (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is a full-sister to the G1 Epsom Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck (Ire) and a half to the G1 Railway S. heroine Bounding (Aus) (Lonhro {Aus}) who debuts for Ballydoyle in a hot maiden. Also having her first start against a clutch of experienced fillies is Moyglare Stud's Homeless Songs (Ire) (Frankel {GB}), a Dermot Weld-trained half-sister to the listed-winning and group-placed Reve de Vol (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}) from an excellent family.

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