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Daughter of Alice Springs Starts at Navan

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 Insights features the first foal out of MG1SW Alice Springs. 1.15 Navan, Mdn, €15,500, 2yo, f, 5f 162yT PRETTIEST (Dubawi {Ire}) is the first foal out of the G1 Falmouth S., G1 Matron S. and G1 Sun Chariot S. winner Alice Springs (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) who is such...

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Laurens Foals Invincible Spirit Colt

Laurens (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}), a winner of six Group 1 races, has produced a colt by Invincible Spirit (Ire) as her first foal, owner John Dance announced via Twitter Tuesday morning. Successful in the G1 Fillies' Mile at two, she will visit Kingman (GB) in 2021. The bay is also a winner of the G1 Prix Saint-Alary, G1 Prix de Diane, G1 Matron S., G1 Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot S. and G1 Prix Rothschild. It was announced last January that Laurens would visit the Irish National Stud stalwart, having...

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MGISW Divisidero's First Foal is a Colt

Airdrie Stud's Divisidero (Kitten's Joy--Madame Du Lac, by Lemon Drop Kid) was recently represented by his first reported foal, a colt born at Airdrie. The chestnut colt was produced by Always Tomorrow (Badge of Silver), a winning full-sister to GISW Bigger Picture. "He's leggy and strong with good depth through the shoulder, all the things that you want to see in a newborn foal. We are very pleased," said Cormac Breathnach, Airdrie's Director of Stallion Nominations. "He is chestnut with two socks and a blaze, so you can really see...

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Breaking Lucky Represented by First Foal

GSW & MGISP Breaking Lucky (Lookin at Lucky--Shooting Party, Sky Classic) was represented by his first foal Jan. 29, a colt born at Blue Star Racing in Louisiana. Bred by 4M Ranch and Blue Star Racing, the colt is out of Anea (Unbridled's Song). "If there is one word that I can use to describe this colt, it would be strong," said Blue Star Racing Owner Dex Comardelle. "He is nicely put together, has all the right angles, has good bone, conformation, and lots of leg! If this first colt...

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Coal Front Sires First Foal

Spendthrift Farm's Coal Front (Stay Thirsty--Miner's Secret, by Mineshaft) sired his first reported foal Jan. 26 when a filly was born at Shade Tree Farm in Ocala, FL. Bred by Tracy Pinchin & Kenneth D'Oyen, the flashy bay filly is out of the Wildcat Heir mare Defying Gravity. "This is a good foal. Nice, big, strong filly with a lot of leg, good shoulder and hip. I like her best of the three foals the mare's had," said Bert Pilcher, owner of Shade Tree Farm. "She was quickly up and...

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Champion Mitole's First Foal is a Colt

Spendthrift Farm's Mitole (Eskendereya-Indian Miss, by Indian Charlie) was represented by his first foal when a colt was born at Ballyrankin Stud near Lexington. The colt, bred by Jeff Ganje and out of Kiss Mine (Mineshaft), was reported as born Jan. 23. Kiss Mine captured six black-type wins and was multiple graded placed during her racing campaign. "He's a very attractive, good-sized colt with a nice hip and a lot of quality," said Sally Lockhart of Ballyrankin Stud. "I'm very pleased with him." Mitole was named Eclipse champion sprinter for...

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GISW Leofric Represented by First Foals

Rockridge Stud's Grade I-winning Leofric (Candy Ride {Arg}--Lady Godiva, by Unbridled's Song) was represented by his first two foals, both fillies, this week. The New York-based stallion had his finest year in 2018 when he captured the GI Clark H., the GII Hagyard Fayette S., and the GIII West Virginia Governor's S., as well as placed in the GI Woodward S. The first of his foals to be born was a filly delivered Jan. 11 out of Jurere (Take Charge Indy) at Daydream Farm in Hamburg, Pa. She was bred...

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First Foal for Maximus Mischief a Florida-Bred Colt

Maximus Mischief (Into Mischief--Reina Maria, by Songandaprayer), one of three sons of 2020's leading sire on the Spendthrift Farm roster, was represented by his first foal when a colt was born early Saturday, Jan. 9. The bay colt is a Florida-bred out of Rosetta's Gift (Two Step Salsa) and is also the first foal for the mare. "This colt is very nice with a lot of size for a first foal," said Angela Ingenito, who bred both the foal and his dam. "The mare is a maiden and rather plain,...

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First Foal by Conquest Farenheit is a Colt

A dark bay colt is the first reported foal for MSW & GSP California sire Conquest Farenheit (Scat Daddy), Harris Farms announced Thursday. Foaled on Valentine's Day at Harris Farms, the foal is out of the winning Miss Sea Cup (Sea of Secrets) and is a half-brother to six-time winner Astonishing Tweet (Lucky Pulpit). Runner-up in the GII Summer S., Conquest Farenheit stands for $3,000 at Harris Farms in 2020.

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First Foals are Colts for National Flag

WinBlaze LLC stallion and Grade III winner National Flag (Speightstown--Date to Remember, by Bernardini) sired his first reported foals when a colt out of the Tale of the Cat mare Princess Adelyn was born at Smokin C Farm in Ohio and a colt produced from the Kitten's Joy mare Elated was born at Blazing Meadows Farm. He stands as the property of WinBlaze LLC, an alliance between WinStar Farm and Tim Hamm's Blazing Meadows Farm. "We are excited to see the first foals by National Flag hit the ground, and his...

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First Foal for Irish War Cry a Colt

The first foal by Northview Stallion Station's Irish War Cry (Curlin--Irish Sovereign, by Polish Numbers) was born the evening of Feb. 12 at Blackstone Farm in Pennsylvania when Danu (Ire) (Cape Cross {Ire}) delivered a chestnut colt. She is the second foal for her dam, who is herself out of a half-sister to champion juvenile Action This Day (Kris S.). "From all reports he's a big-boned, strapping colt," said Martin Somers of High Kings Racing, who purchased Danu as a yearling in 2015. "This is our first time breeding and...

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Colt for Jimmy Two Times

MGSW & G1SP Jimmy Two Times (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}--Steel Woman {Ire}, by Anabaa) sired his first reported foal, a colt, at Gestut Karlshof, Galopp Online reported on Thursday. The bay is out of G1SW Baila Me (Ger) (Samum {Ger}), the full-sister to fellow Group 1 winner Be Fabulous (Ger). Jimmy Two Times stands at Gestut Hofgut Heymann for €5,000 in 2020.

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