Son of Airwave Stars Out at The Curragh


Galileo | Emma Berry

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. Tuesday’s Insights features a son of crack sprinter Airwave (GB) (Air Express {Ire}).

1.00 Curragh, Mdn, €17,500, 2yo, 7fT
KEATS (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is the latest progeny out of the star sprinter Airwave (GB) (Air Express {Ire}) whose group-placed daughter Meow (Ire) (Storm Cat) produced Churchill (Ire) by this sire. Aidan O’Brien also saddles another newcomer in Tiger Moth (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), a half-brother to the stakes-winning sire Coach House (Ire) (Oasis Dream {GB}) out of the Group 1-placed Lesson In Humility (Ire) (Mujadil).

2.15 Yarmouth, Novice, £7,500, 2yo, f, 6f 3yT
LADY LIGHT (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) cost China Horse Club €850,000 as a Goffs Orby yearling, being a full-sister to the G2 Duke of York S. winner Tasleet (GB). Michael Bell introduces the April-foaled chestnut, who encounters seven rivals on the Norfolk coast.

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