Debutantes

Dubawi Colt Struts His Stuff En Route To Rising Stardom

Well-touted and well-related, Local Dynasty (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}-Really Special {GB}, by Shamardal) gave every impression he was idling just over two furlongs from home, before cruising past his rivals and rocketing up the rising ground for an 3 1/2-length victory at Newmarket on Friday. The 30th 'TDN Rising Star' for his Darley sire, the bay was the 15-8 favourite in this debut. Tucked in behind in an ideal tracking position, Local Dynasty gave every appearance of sitting on a big effort, and backed that impression up in style. Nearing the...

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Half To Sacred Debuts At Newmarket

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 dual group winner Sacred (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}). 1.15 Newmarket, Mdn, £10,000, 3yo, f, 7fT ENSHRINE (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}) is a half-sister to Sacred (GB) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}), whose three runs for Cheveley Park Stud and William Haggas last term resulted...

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Daughter of Plumania Introduced at ParisLongchamp

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. Sunday's Observations features a daughter of Group 1 winner Plumania (GB) (Anabaa). 1.58 ParisLongchamp, Debutantes, €27,000, 3yo, c/g, 10 1/2fT AZUREUS (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) is the latest progeny out of George Strawbridge's star mare In Clover (GB) (Inchinor {GB}), who is currently responsible for a trio of Group...

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