Son of Heuristique Introduced at Compiegne


War Front | Sarah Andrew

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 G1 French 1000 Guineas third Heuristique (Ire) (Shamardal).

3.35 Compiegne, Debutantes, €27,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT
TOURISTIC (GB) (Frankel {GB}) is a son of the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches third Heuristique (Ire) (Shamardal), who was acquired by the Wertheimers for 675,000gns at the 2018 Tattersalls December Mares Sale. Christophe Ferland saddles the February-foaled bay, who encounters Coolmore and Westerberg's Andre Fabre-trained Ancient Rome (War Front), a son of the dual Classic-placed Gagnoa (Ire) (Sadler's Wells) who is a half to Pour Moi (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) already responsible for this colt's Group 3-winning full-sister Etoile.


4.05 Compiegne, Debutantes, €27,000, 2yo, f, 7fT
ACER ALLEY (GB) (Siyouni {Fr}) debuts for her breeder Merry Fox Stud and is a half-sister to last year's GI Turf Classic S. hero Digital Age (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}). Francis-Henri Graffard introduces the March-foaled bay against the Wertheimers' Saramouche (Anodin {Ire}), another Christophe Ferland trainee who is a daughter of the GII Honeymoon H. winner Sarach (Arch).

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