Dubawi (Ire)

Lord North Treads A Familiar Path

It is the G3 Winter Derby, so it must be time for the return from hibernation of the Clarehaven stalwart and late-winter specialist Lord North (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}). Gearing up for his attempt at a fourth consecutive G1 Dubai Turf, the 8-year-old will be reunited with Robert Havlin who has partnered him in the last two editions of this prize formerly staged over 10 furlongs at Lingfield. Now at Southwell with an extra furlong added on, it will represent a different test for the high-class veteran whose probable limit is...

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Making Waves: Florida Graded Success For Galileo And Dubawi

In this series, the TDN takes a look at notable successes of European-based sires in North America. This week's column reflects on success at Gulfstream Park for Warm Heart and Francesco Clemente.  The highlight of recent weeks has been the Coolmore partners' Warm Heart (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), who won her third top-level race in a third different country when taking the GI Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational S. in Florida in late January (video). Trained by Aidan O'Brien, the Coolmore-bred set a new course record, and is now bound for...

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Trevaunance A First Moyglare Runner In Dubai On Friday

Friday's Meydan card is anchored by the AED700,000 G3 Dubai Millennium S. over 2000 metres on grass, and Jessica Harrington sends out Group 2 heroine Trevaunance (Ire) (Muhaarar {GB}) to face the boys, which includes a strong challenge by Godolphin. The first runner for Moyglare Stud in the UAE, the G2 Prix de la Nonette winner ran second to India (Ger) (Adlerflug {Ger}) in the G1 Preis von Europa last out at Cologne in September. She carries only 121 pounds in the eight-horse field, anywhere from three to six pounds...

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Making Waves: Dubawi Filly Sharp In Florida

   In this series, the TDN takes a look at notable successes of European-based sires in North America. This week's column is highlighted by the victory of Marksman Queen at Gulfstream Park.   Dubawi's Marksman Queen Triumphs At Gulfstream Clayton Park Stud homebred Marksman Queen (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) won on her American debut at Gulfstream on Saturday (video). The Graham Motion trainee had won a pair of novices in the UK between 2022 and 2023 before switching jurisdictions. Out of GII Lake Place S. and GIII Herecomesthebride S. heroine Sharp...

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Half-Brother to Barney Roy in Line For Wolverhampton Debut

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 Observations features a half-brother to Group 1 winner Barney Roy. 17.30 Wolverhampton, Mdn, £9,950, 2yo, 8f 142y (AWT) Godolphin's hitherto unraced ARABIAN TRIBE (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a 750,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 half-brother to four-time Group 1 winner Barney Roy (GB) (Excelebration {Ire}) and he encounters nine...

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Sibila Spain Brings Two Million Euros From Newsells Park Stud At Arqana

Frankel (GB)'s Sibila Spain (Ire) (lot 204) was another mare to reach seven figures at Arqana on Saturday, bringing €2 million from Newsells Park Stud while carrying her first foal by Dubawi (Ire). Consigned by Haras de l'Hotellerie, the bay won the G2 Prix du Muguet and is a full-sister to group winner and Group 1-placed Master Of Reality (Ire) (Frankel {GB}). The duo are out of L'Ancresse (Ire) (Darshaan {GB}), a listed winner who ran second in the G1 Irish Oaks and the GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare...

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Full To Ghaiyyath Joins Lucky Vega Team For 700k At Goffs

Almost the last horse in the ring on Wednesday, Springbank Way Stud's lot 767, a full-brother to multiple Group 1 winner Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), was knocked down for €700,000 online by Lucky Vega, the current buying arm of Yulong's Yuesheng Zhang, to top the third session of the Goffs November Foal Sale. Also a half-brother to GI Man o'War S. victress Zhukova (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}), the colt is from the family of champion Caumshinaun (Ire) (Indian Ridge {Ire}), being out of G1 Irish 1000 Guineas heroine Nightime (Ire)...

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November Handicap Relocated to Newcastle

The Virgin Bet November H., originally to be run at Doncaster but abandoned due to a waterlogged track, will now be run at Newcastle and has attracted 34 entries headlined by Charlie Appleby trainee SW Local Dynasty (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), who was gelded since his last run in July, and George Boughey charge Mr Alan (GB) (Ulysses {Ire}). Fresh off his Breeders' Cup success, Michael Appleby enters a pair--In The Breeze (Ire) (Harzand {Ire}) and Sonnerie Power (Fr) (Almanzor {Fr})--and William Haggas, who won this handicap 10 years ago with...

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Half-Brother To Frankel Set For Newmarket Debut

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 Kingman (GB) half-brother to Frankel (GB). 11.15 Newmarket, £8,000, Mdn, 2yo, c/g, 7fT Juddmonte's KIKKULI (GB) (Kingman {GB}) makes his eagerly awaited debut for the yard of Roger and Harry Charlton with his quartet of black-type siblings featuring MG1SW full-brothers Frankel (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) and...

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Dubawi's Ancient Wisdom Wins The Futurity Trophy

After a 15-minute delay caused by Ballydoyle's Battle Cry (Ire) (No Nay Never) turning over in the stalls, Godolphin's Ancient Wisdom (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}--Golden Valentine {Fr}, by Dalakhani {Ire}) proved the most effective on Doncaster's deep ground to justify 5-4 favouritism in Saturday's G1 Kameko Futurity Trophy. Back in action a fortnight after winning Newmarket's G3 Autumn S., the Charlie Appleby trainee was left in front initially and looked beaten for a few strides as the pack closed in two out. Regaining momentum to ultimately outstay his rivals, the TDN...

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Ancient Wisdom To Be Supplemented To The Kameko Futurity Trophy

Godolphin's Ancient Wisdom (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}), who cost €2 million as a juvenile at Arqana, will be supplemented for the G1 Kameko Futurity Trophy on Saturday, Oct. 28. A winner of the G3 Autumn S. last out, the colt is reportedly doing well. His record stands at three wins from four starts for trainer Charlie Appleby, and he pleased connections in a Saturday morning workout. "Ancient Wisdom, brilliant winner of the G3 Autumn S. on Future Champions Day at Newmarket, worked well this morning and the intention is to supplement...

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Dubawi's Elizabeth Jane Surges To TDN Rising Stardom With Leopardstown Romp

Moyglare Stud's homebred Elizabeth Jane (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}--Sapphire {Ire}, by Medicean {GB}) sported her owner's second silks for Saturday's Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden and made a mockery of 16-1 odds with a power-packed display, collecting a 'TDN Rising Star' badge, in the one mile distaffers' test. The March-foaled chestnut was off the tempo in rear for the most part and inched forward rounding the home turn. Nudged along at the top of the straight, she made relentess headway to gain an edge passing the furlong marker and scooted...

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