Son of Ghanaati Stars at Newmarket

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Invincible Spirit | Irish National 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. Wednesday's Insights features a son of Classic heroine Ghanaati (Giant's Causeway).

1.35 Newmarket, Novice, £6,900, 2yo, c/g, 7fT
MUTASAABEQ (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) is the latest progeny out of Shadwell's G1 1000 Guineas and G1 Coronation S. heroine Ghanaati (Giant's Causeway) who debuts for the Charlie Hills stable. The March-foaled homebred colt is met by Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum's fellow newcomer Dubawi Sands (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), a Roger Varian-trained half-brother to another Classic winner at this venue in Galileo Gold (GB) (Paco Boy {Ire}), and George Strawbridge's Sevenal (GB) (Sea the Stars {Ire}), a John Gosden-trained son of the G1 Prix de Diane heroine Latice (Ire) (Inchinor {GB}).
5.45 Kempton, Novice, £6,300, 2yo, f, 7f (AWT)
MALATHAAT (IRE) (Frankel {GB}) is another notable Shadwell newcomer on the day, being a half-sister to last year's G3 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial winner and G1 Epsom Derby fourth Broome (Ire) (Australia {GB}). Richard Hannon introduces the €500,000 Goffs Orby graduate, whose dam is the smart Sweepstake (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) from the family of Zoffany (Ire).

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