Son Of Heartache On Deck In York's Convivial Maiden


Galileo | Coolmore

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. Friday's Observations features a son of dual group winner Heartache (GB) (Kyllachy {GB}).


16.45 York, Mdn, £80,000, 2yo, 7fT
Aidan O'Brien trainee SALT LAKE CITY (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}), a son of G2 Queen Mary S. and G2 Flying Childers S. victrix Heartache (GB) (Kyllachy {GB}) loaded up with Group 1 entries, makes a quick reappearance after running second on debut at the Curragh earlier this month. His 18 opponents in this renowned Convivial Maiden include Martin Webb Racing's hitherto untried Ubettabequick (Ire) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), a daughter of G3 Zukunfts-Rennen placegetter Above (Fr) (Anjaal {GB}) who was the joint highest-priced filly at last year's Arqana October sale when knocked down for €350,000, from the Nigel Tinkler stable; Paul Hancock's Kevin Philippart de Foy trainee Sigmund (Ire) (Awtaad {Ire}), who is a half-brother of G1 Grosser Preis von Bayern-winning stakes producer Temida (Ire) (Oratorio {Ire}); P D Smith Holdings Ltd's Richard Fahey debutant My Harrison George (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}), who is a half-brother to G1 Irish 1000 Guineas and GI E.P. Taylor S. heroine Just The Judge (Ire) (Lawman {Fr}); and Jaber Abdullah's fellow newcomer Hi Royal (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}), who is a Kevin Ryan-trained son of G1 Sun Chariot S. winner Majestic Roi (Street Cry {Ire}).

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