Dubawi (Ire)

Darley Announces 2021 European Roster

The Darley Europe roster, featuring new stallions Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}-Nightime {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}), Pinatubo (Ire) (Shamardal-Lava Flow {Ire}, by Dalakhani {Ire}) and Earthlight (Ire) (Shamardal-Winters Moon {Ire}, by New Approach {Ire}), has been announced. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most fees have been reduced, some by 25% or more. Leading the overall roster is veteran Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}), who will stand for £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud. The sire of four Group 1 winners this year along, including the brilliant MG1SW Ghaiyyath, his progeny have...

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Half to Pride of Dubai Debuts at Newcastle

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 Insights features a half-sister to Pride of Dubai (Aus) (Street Cry {Ire}). 12.35 Newmarket, Novice, £8,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT ALANMAR (GB) (Siyouni {Fr}) cost 800,000gns at the Tattersalls October Sale Book 1 and debuts for Shadwell and the William Haggas stable. The half-brother to the smart group winners...

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2019 Book 1 Topper Off the Mark For Godolphin

Last year's 3.6million gns Tattersalls Book 1 topper Noble Dynasty (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) had not been seen since finishing runner-up to stablemate Modern News (GB) (Shamardal) on debut over six furlongs at Newmarket June 7, but returned successfully in Wednesday's Unibet/British Stallion Studs EBF Novice S. over seven furlongs on the Polytrack. Tracking the leader in second throughout the early stages, the 4-9 favourite who is a half-brother to the stable's multiple group 1 winner Barney Roy (GB) (Excelebration {Ire}) was shaken up to take control passing two out and...

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Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale Catalogue Out

The catalogue for the Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale is now online. Moved from its normal November slot to Dec. 21 due to the current Level 5 COVID restrictions imposed by the Irish government, the sale has featured in the past the dams of 2020 Group 1 winners Lucky Vega (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}), Thunder Moon (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}), Pretty Gorgeous (Fr) (Lawman {Fr}), Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never), and Tiger Tanaka (Ire) (Clodovil {Ire}). The 2020 edition will see 270 mares and fillies go under the hammer...

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Son of Ghanaati Stars 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 Insights features a son of Classic heroine Ghanaati (Giant's Causeway). 1.35 Newmarket, Novice, £6,900, 2yo, c/g, 7fT MUTASAABEQ (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) is the latest progeny out of Shadwell's G1 1000 Guineas and G1 Coronation S. heroine Ghanaati (Giant's Causeway) who debuts for the Charlie Hills stable. The...

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QEII Glory For Dubawi’s The Revenant

On a day when only the fittest survived, the suitably dramatically-titled The Revenant (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) as expected made light of Ascot's very testing ground to take the G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. for France. Like the G1 QIPCO Champion S. hero Addeybb (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) runner-up in his respective race 12 months ago, Al Asayl France's chestnut had a proven love of these conditions in his armoury as well as freshness having only re-appeared this season a fortnight previously when winning the G2 Prix Daniel Wildenstein at ParisLongchamp. Sent...

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Daughter of Ribbons Unveiled at Nottingham

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 Insights features a daughter of Group 1 winner Ribbons (GB) (Manduro {Ger}). 1.00 Nottingham, Mdn, £6,300, 2yo, 8f 75yT IMPERIAL SUN (Sea the Stars {Ire}) is a half-brother to the 2016 G1 St Leger hero Harbour Law (GB) (Lawman {Fr}) who debuts for his owner-breeder Sheikh Isa Salman...

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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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Dubawi’s One Ruler Dominates the Autumn

Third in a strong renewal of the seven-furlong Listed Flying Scotsman S. at Doncaster Sept. 11, Godolphin's One Ruler (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) showed improvement for the step up to a mile to stamp his class on Saturday's G3 Emirates Autumn S. at Newmarket. Settled in mid-division early racing wide, the 5-1 shot loomed on the outer under William Buick and after taking the lead at the two-furlong pole readily asserted to score by 1 3/4 lengths from Van Gogh (American Pharoah), with another Appleby representative Dhahabi (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) 1...

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Fillies’ Mile Glory For Lawman’s Pretty Gorgeous

Friday's G1 bet365 Fillies' Mile at Newmarket was fought out by two elite TDN Rising Stars, with Pretty Gorgeous (Fr) (Lawman {Fr}) prevailing by half a length over Indigo Girl (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) to claim the bragging rights. Runner-up in the Sept. 13 G1 Moyglare Stud S. at The Curragh, John Oxley's Pretty Gorgeous had been forced to miss Sunday's G1 Prix Marcel Boussac due to the well-documented feed contamination but confidence remained intact as she traded as the 5-2 favourite. Racing well off the honest tempo as Shane Crosse...

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Daughter of Madame Chiang Debuts at HQ

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 Insights features a daughter of G1SW Madame Chiang (GB) (Archipenko). 12.45 Newmarket, Mdn, £10,000, 2yo, f, 7fT Kirsten Rausing's homebred RANI OF JHANSI (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) is a daughter of G1 British Champions Fillies & Mares winner Madame Chiang (GB) (Archipenko) and, like her dam, represents the...

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Half to Farhh Introduced at Nottingham

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 Insights features a half-brother to MG1SW Farhh (GB) (Pivotal {GB}). 12.30 Nottingham, Mdn, £8,000, 2yo, 8f 75yT ROYAL TOUCH (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a notable debutante for Godolphin and Charlie Appleby, being a half-brother to the operation's G1 Champion S. and G1 Lockinge S.-winning sire Farhh (GB) and...

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