G1 Falmouth S.

Daughter of Music Show in Line for Newcastle Bow

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. Saturday's Insights features Noisy Music (Ire), the daughter of G1 Falmouth S. heroine Music Show (Ire) and is the lone filly in a nine-runner field. 12.15 Newcastle, £9,950, Mdn, 2yo, 6f (AWT) Jaber Abdullah's NOISY MUSIC (IRE) (Showcasing {GB}) is a Kevin Ryan-trained daughter of G1 Falmouth S. heroine...

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Newmarket: “I've No Doubt She's Got Enough Toe.” Falmouth Speed Test For Nashwa

Whether or not connections of Via Sistina (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) allow the G1 Pretty Polly S. heroine to run in Friday's G1 Tattersalls Falmouth S. at Newmarket, the elephant in the room is the supplemented Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) who could just be ready for a reinvention at the July Festival. Not seen at this trip since the 6 1/2-length Haydock novice success that earned her TDN Rising Star status, the apple of Imad Al Sagar's eye has been as far as 12 furlongs when a creditable third in...

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Newmarket: “There's Plenty Left There.” July Festival Opens With Adayar In The Princess Of Wales

Seemingly banging his head against the wall over a mile and a quarter, Adayar (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) is back at the Derby trip and back into his comfort zone in Thursday's four-runner G2 Princess of Wales's S. on day one of Newmarket's July Festival. Not seen at 12 furlongs since following his Blue Riband triumph with another in the G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S. two years ago, Godolphin's heavyweight has given no indication in two reverses in the G1 Champion S. and G1 Prince of Wales's S....

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Classic Heroine Nashwa Supplemented To Falmouth

Imad Al Sagar's Classic winner Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) has been supplemented at a cost of £20,000 to the G1 Falmouth S. at Newmarket on July 14. Trained by John and Thady Gosden, the dual Group 1 winner captured both the Prix de Diane and Nassau S. after running third in the G1 Oaks at Epsom last term. A good second in the G1 Prix de l'Opera that October, she ended her season with a fourth in the GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf in the U.S. Now four,...

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Coronation Runner-Up Remarquee Purchased By Wathnan Racing

Group 3 winner Remarquee (GB) (Kingman {GB}) has been purchased privately by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. She has been entered in his Wathnan Racing colours for Newmarket's G1 Falmouth S. later this month. Owned through her first four starts by Julian Richmond-Watson, the 3-year-old daughter of listed winner and dual Group 3-placed Regardez (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}) won her first racecourse appearance at Salisbury at two and the G3 Fred Darling S. at Newbury this spring. Unplaced in the G1 1000 Guineas, the Lawn...

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Just Beautiful To Skip Royal Ascot, As Breeders' Cup Mile In Play

Group 2 winner Just Beautiful (GB) (Pride Of Dubai {Aus}) will not participate at Royal Ascot, and will instead point toward targets later in the summer with a trip to the Breeders' Cup also a possibility, trainer Paddy Twomey revealed on Friday. The 5-year-old Moyglare Stud colourbearer ran fifth in the G3 Athasi S. at the Curragh in early May, before taking the G2 Lanwades Stud S. later in the month. The G1 Falmouth S., as well as the G1 Prix Rothschild--both in July--and the G1 Prix Maurice de Gheest...

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Prix Rothschild Next For Falmouth Heroine Prosperous Voyage

Group 1 winner Prosperous Voyage (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) is headed to the G1 Prix Rothschild in August, according to Jamie McCalmont, who is the racing manager to part-owner Marc Chan. Second to Inspiral (GB) (Frankel {GB}) in the G1 Fillies' Mile at two, the Ralph Beckett trainee filled that spot again in the G1 1000 Guineas in the wake of Cachet (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}) on May 1. She weakened to 10th in the G1 Coronation S. at Royal Ascot once again behind Inspiral, but bounced back to defeat that foe...

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Inspiral The Focus At HQ On Friday

Friday's Newmarket card features arguably the July Festival's leading light as Cheveley Park Stud's Inspiral (GB) (Frankel {GB}) has what appears to be a facile task in the G1 Tattersalls Falmouth S. Racegoers have the pleasure of getting up close to the latest filly star in the firmament and, while it would be insulting to say this amounts to little more than a glorified exercise gallop given the manner of her performance in the G1 Coronation S., her cramped odds say it all. Royal Ascot's explosive return to the limelight...

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Inspiral On Target For Falmouth, As Homeless Songs Stays Home

At the latest confirmation stage 11 fillies, including undefeated juvenile champion and G1 Coronation S. heroine Inspiral (GB) (Frankel {GB}), will contest the G1 Tattersalls Falmouth S. on July 8. The Cheveley Park Stud homebred's rider has not been revealed by John and Thady Gosden, as the former Clarehaven stable jockey Frankie Dettori is on "sabbatical". The elder Gosden was at Sandown to saddle Mishriff (Ire) (Make Believe {GB}), who was a narrow second in the G1 Coral-Eclipse, an said, "Sabbatical was a very carefully chosen word. "I'm absolutely over...

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Falmouth Next For Lady Bowthorpe

The July 9 G1 Falmouth S. is the next target for G1 Lockinge S. runner-up Lady Bowthorpe (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}). A colourbearer for music agent Emma Banks, the William Jarvis trainee captured the G2 Dahlia S. first up at Newmarket on May 2, before her Lockinge run. Most recently, the bay ran a solid second behind Indie Angel (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) in the G2 Duke Of Cambridge S. at Royal Ascot on June 16. "She's come out of it pretty well and we're very pleased with her," said the...

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