Dabirsim (Fr)

No Risk At All Increased to €20,000 As Haras De Montaigu Releases 2024 Roster

Star jumps sire No Risk At All (Fr) will cover a limited book at Haras de Montaigu in 2024, the stud announced on Thursday. His €20,000 live foal fee, an increase of €2,000 from 2023, leads the five-strong roster. Standing alongside the perennially successful sire are Beaumec De Houelle (Fr) and Flintshire (GB), each at €6,000. The latter is available to mares under both codes. Group Flat sire Dabirsim (Fr), whose Horizon Dore (Fr) ran third in the G1 Champion S., and  Dschingis Secret (13) will both command €4,000. The...

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Dabirsim's Horizon Dore Swoops Late For Prix Dollar Triumph

Patrice Cottier trainee Horizon Dore (Fr) (Dabirsim {Fr}--Sweet Alabama {Fr}, by Enrique {GB}), who prevailed in July's G2 Prix Eugene Adam, doubled his pattern-race tally when snagging this month's G3 Prix du Prince d'Orange at ParisLongchamp and secured a fourth straight success when returning to the Bois de Boulogne venue for a taking victory Saturday's G2 Qatar Prix Dollar. Unhurried and settled back in the field to race several lengths off the clear leader Jack Darcy (Ire) (Gleneagles {Ire}) in seventh until turning for home, the 7-10 favourite made eyecatching...

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Dabirsim's Horizon Dore Impresses In Paris

June's Listed Prix Ridgway victor Horizon Dore (Fr) (Dabirsim {Fr}--Sweet Alabama {Fr}, by Enrique {GB}) followed up that second black-type victory with a personal best in July's G2 Prix Eugene Adam at Saint-Cloud and added lustre to his palmares with an impressive triumph in Sunday's G3 Prix du Prince d'Orange at ParisLongchamp. Employing patient tactics several lengths off the tempo for the most part, the 3-5 favourite made effortless headway on the bridle in the straight to challenge with 300 metres remaining and powered clear once quickening to the fore...

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Dabirsim's Horizon Dore Is Different Class In The Eugene Adam

Impressive in the Listed Prix Ridgway at ParisLongchamp last month, having chased home Big Rock (Fr) (Rock Of Gibraltar {Ire}) in Chantilly's G3 Prix de Guiche, the Patrice Cottier-trained Horizon Dore (Fr) (Dabirsim {Fr}) showed what he is made of in Saturday's G2 Prix Eugene Adam at Saint-Cloud. Sitting off the early pace set by Knight To King (Ire) (Kingman {GB}), the even-money favourite who sports the Gousserie yellow-and-green brushed the Dermot Weld challenger aside with a 10.51 split from the two to the one and surged to an emphatic...

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Dabirsim's Horizon Dore Bounds To Delahante Triumph

Patrice Cottier trainee Horizon Dore (Fr) (Dabirsim {Fr}--Sweet Alabama (Fr), by Enrique {GB}) took his tally to a perfect two-for-two when annexing Monday's Listed Prix Delahante at Marseille-Borely. The gelded 2-year-old had posted a five-length debut win at Salon-de-Provence last month and bounded to another wide-margin triumph on black-type bow in the 8 1/2-furlong juvenile contest. Foiling a Cottier exacta, Harry Way (Fr) (Galiway {GB}) nailed Horizon Dore's stablemate Cambronne (Fr) (Alex The Winner) on the line for second. Monday, Marseille-Borely, France PRIX DELAHANTE-Listed, €60,000, Marseille-Borely, 10-24, 2yo, 8 1/2fT,...

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Half-Sister to Hello Youmzain on Deck at Carlisle

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 Observations features a half-sister to Hello Youmzain (Fr) (Kodiac {GB}). 1.30 Carlisle, Mdn, £7,000, 2yo, f, 5f 182yT Jaber Abdullah's HALA HALA ATHMANI (GB) (Dabirsim {Fr}), a Kevin Ryan trainee, is a half-sister to four black-type performers headed by G1 Diamond Jubilee S. and G1 Haydock Sprint Cup-winning...

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A Joke to Be Taken Very Seriously

NEWMARKET, UK—After such giddy disruption to the last cycle, the first session of the European breeze-up calendar gave the sector a comforting sense that its world might be easing back on its axis. But those seeking continuity could find it, not between the market that was eventually salvaged last summer and the one that was tested here on Tuesday, but extending from the 2-year-old sales already staged this year across the ocean. Practical Joke has been the toast of the Florida sales, not least with the $750,000 filly who topped...

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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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