Camelot (GB)

Camelot's Youth Spirit Battles to Chester Vase Win

Bouncing back from a fourth in last month's Listed Feilden S. at Newmarket on seasonal comeback, Ahmad Al Shaikh's Youth Spirit (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) dented a number of Classic aspirations with a determined victory in Wednesday's G3 Chester Vase. He had bettered a debut fourth over seven furlongs at Haydock when annexing a hot Newmarket maiden tackling the same trip next time and hit the board contesting Goodwood's July 28 G2 Vintage S. in the last of three juvenile outings. The April-foaled bay was let go at 15-2 and settled...

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Classic Heroine Even So Sold to Japan

Classic winner Even So (Ire) (Camelot {GB}-Breeze Hill {Ire}, by Danehill), has been sold by Coolmore to Japan for broodmare duties, Irishracing.com reported on Saturday. Lyons's brother and assistant Shane Lyons told Irishracing.com, "Even So has gone breeding and has been sold to Japan. She was an absolute lady, had a beautiful Dr Devious-pedigree so hopefully she does well over in Japan for her new connections. "She was a superstar and to win a Classic on home soil, you couldn't get any higher. It's what dreams are made of and...

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Classic Winner Latrobe Has First Mares In Foal

Latrobe (Ire) (Camelot {GB}), a winner of the G1 Irish Derby, has his first mares scanned in foal, Haras d'Etreham announced on Monday. The listed winner and Grade 2-placed Oklahoma Seven (Fr) (Saint des Saints) and Singuna (Ger) (Black Sam Bellamy {Ire}), a half-sister to stakes winner Sarabia (Ger) (One Cool Cat), were both found to be in foal. Also a winner of the G1 Irish St leger, the dark bay stands at Haras de la Tuilerie, the National Hunt branch of Haras d'Etreham, for €4,000.

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Camelot Mare Early Leader at Keeneland November Tuesday

The 5-year-old mare Pollara (Ire) (Camelot {GB}--Brooklyn's Storm, by Storm Cat), in foal to leading sire War Front, brought a session-leading $975,000 from Ecurie de Monceaux and partners at Keeneland November Tuesday. The 2018 G3 Prix de Royaumont heroine, a 160,000gns TATOCT yearling, was campaigned by Allen Stable, Inc. and Peter Brant. She was produced by a half-sister to G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Solemia (Ire) (Poliglote {GB}). Hip 391 was consigned by Claiborne Farm, agent.

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Camelot's Sunny Queen Reigns In Munich

After the dust had settled on another edition of the Breeders' Cup extravaganza Stateside, elite-level action continued apace in Germany with Munich staging Sunday's Allianz-sponsored G1 Grosser Preis von Bayern, the country's penultimate pattern-race event of the season, and Cayton Park Stud's Sunny Queen (Ger) (Camelot {GB}) stepped forward to claim a career high in the 12-furlong feature. The February-foaled bay, untested as a juvenile, registered a May 7 debut third at Hannover when the German season rebooted in earnest and pounced for a first stakes success in the Listed...

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English King Wildcard for Tattersalls Autumn HIT Sale

English King (Fr) (Camelot {GB}), a listed winner and rated 118 by Timeform, has been entered in the Tattersalls Autumn Horses-in-Training Sale as a wildcard. Favoured in the G1 Investec Derby, the Bjorn Nielsen runner was fifth that day, and added a fourth in the G3 Gordon S. in July. Bred by Ecurie des Monceaux et al, English King was most recently sixth in the G1 Grand Prix de Paris at ParisLongchamp on Sept. 13. Consigned by Ed Walker Racing, he sells as lot 1153A. "I genuinely believe English King...

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Dubawi Half to Skitter Scatter Anchors Tattersalls December Foals

The catalogue for the Tattersalls December Foal Sale, featuring a Dubawi (Ire) half-brother to champion Skitter Scatter (Scat Daddy) (lot 939), is now online. Slated for Nov. 25-Nov. 28, the sale will see 934 lots go under the hammer at Park Paddocks in Newmarket. Recent G1 Betfair Sprint Cup hero Dream of Dreams (Ire) (Dream Ahead) is a graduate of the sale, as is this term's G2 Coventry S. victor Nando Parrado (GB) (Kodiac {GB}). Consigned by Airlie Stud, the half-brother to G1 Moyglare Stud S. heroine Skitter Scatter is...

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Half-Sister to Iridessa Earns Rising Star Tag in Curragh Debut

Coolmore's hitherto untested Santa Barbara (Ire) (Camelot {GB}), a half-sister to GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf heroine Iridessa (Ire) (Ruler of the World {Ire}), went postward as a 9-2 chance for Saturday's Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden at The Curragh and made a mockery of those odds with a taking display to earn TDN Rising Stardom on debut. Breaking in mid division and remaining there through halfway in the one-mile test, she made eyecatching headway on the bridle along the far-side fence to seize control approaching the...

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Arqana-Osarus October Catalogue Features 784 Yearlings

The 784-strong Arqana-Osarus October Yearling Sale catalogue is now online. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the sale has been completely restructured combining the Arqana October Yearling Sale and the Osarus September Yearling Sale, running from Oct. 19-Oct. 23. Alumni of the October sale include Group 3 winner and dual Classic bridesmaid The Summit (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), G1 Prix Jean Romanet scorer Audarya (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), MGISW Sistercharlie (Ire) (Myboycharlie {Ire}), G1 French 1000 Guineas runner-up Speak of the Devil (Fr) (Wootton Basset {GB}), and GSWs Policy of...

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Brother to Search for a Song Headlines at Galway

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 full-brother to 2019 G1 Irish St Leger heroine Search For a Song (ire) (Galileo {Ire}). 4.00 Galway, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, 8f 123yT KYPRIOS (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is the latest Ballydoyle trainee to represent the partnership of Moyglare Stud Farm, Susan Magnier and Michael Tabor and...

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Goffs Sportsman's Catalogue Revealed

The catalogue for the Goffs Sportsman's Sale, which features a Camelot (GB) filly (lot 618) who is closely related to G1 Irish Derby hero Frozen Fire (Ger) (Montjeu {Ire}) from Camas Park Stud, was released on Thursday. A total of 386 yearlings will go under the hammer on Sept. 24-25 at the Goffs Sales Complex in Doncaster. River Boyne (Ire) (Dandy Man {Ire}), who won the GI Frank E. Kilroe Mile S. at Santa Anita Park in the U.S. on Mar. 7, is a Sportsman's Sale graduate and is just...

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Sir Dragonet Sold, Will Race Down Under

G3 Chester Vase S. winner and G1SP Sir Dragonet (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) has been purchased by trainer Ciaron Maher and owner Ozzie Kheir and will race Down Under, Racing.com reported on Tuesday. The 4-year-old, who was fifth in the G1 Epsom Derby and fourth in the G1 St Leger at three, will enter quarantine in September and is a potential G1 Cox Plate starter. Resuming in March, the former Coolmore partners' runner was second in the Listed Devoy S. at Naas, second again in the Listed Wolferton S. at Royal...

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