Golden Horn (GB)

2-Million Half to Golden Horn Set For Kempton 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. Wednesday's Observations features a half-sister to MG1SW sire Golden Horn (GB) (Cape Cross {Ire}). 17.00 Kempton, Nov, £7,000, 2yo, f, 8f (AWT) Godolphin's hitherto unraced PRINCESSE D'OR (IRE) (Frankel {GB}), a Charlie Appleby-trained 2-million guineas Tattersalls October Book 1 graduate, is kin to three black-type performers headed by MG1SW...

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Dubawi Anchors Darley Europe Roster at £250,000

Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud and anchors the 2022 roster for Darley Europe. His fee is the most expensive in Europe. He enjoyed a notable success at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships, with three winners in a single year, the first sire to reach that mark in the 37-year history of the Breeders' Cup. The GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf went to Modern Games (Ire), Saturday's GI Breeders' Cup Mile was won by new Kildangan Stud resident...

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Brother to Cracksman Unveiled at Doncaster

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 daughter of Oaks winner Was (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). 2.20 Doncaster, Mdn, £30,000, 2yo, 8fT FRANTASTIC (GB) (Frankel {GB}) is one of the St Leger Festival's opening card's main attractions, being a full-brother to the illustrious dual G1 Champion S. hero Cracksman (GB). One of two...

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Half-Brother to Siyarafina on Deck at Saint-Cloud

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-brother to G1 Prix Saint-Alary victrix Siyarafina (Fr) (Pivotal {GB}). 17.05 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €27,000, unraced 3yo, c/g, 8fT His Highness The Aga Khan's SIYAZANN (FR) (Golden Horn {GB}) is a half-brother to G1 Prix Saint-Alary victrix Siyarafina (Fr) (Pivotal {GB}) and debuts for the Alain...

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Full-Sister to Gleneagles on Show at The Curragh

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. Monday's Observations features a full-sister to Gleneagles (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) et al. 12.30 Curragh, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, f, 7fT Coolmore's hitherto unraced JOAN OF ARC (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is one of two nominees set to carry the Derrick Smith colours for Aidan O'Brien and faces 16 rivals in this...

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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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Observations: Daughter of Moonlight Cloud Debuts at Compiegne

5.15 Compiegne, Debutantes, €20,000, 3yo, 10fT BALTIC GOLD (IRE) (Golden Horn {GB}) is the first foal out of the G1 Prix Vermeille winner Baltic Baroness (Ger) (Shamardal) who debuts for the same Gestut Ammerland-Andre Fabre stable. The January-foaled descendant of the high-class Borgia (Ger) (Acatenango {Ger}) meets a trio of similarly well-connected peers in the fellow colts Scenario (Ger) (Soldier Hollow {GB}), a Waldemar Hickst-trained half-brother to the Group 1 winner Scalo (GB) (Lando {Ger}), and Westward (GB) (Dansili {GB}), George Strawbridge's full-brother to With You (GB) and We Are...

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Inaugural Tattersalls Online Sale Topped by West End Girl

Badgers Bloodstock acquired Group 3 winner West End Girl (GB) (Golden Horn {GB}) (lot 5) for a sale-topping £420,000 when bidding closed during the inaugural Tattersalls Ascot Online Sale on Monday. Formerly owned by Alan and Mike Spence, the G3 Sweet Solera S. heroine has an entry in the G2 Ribblesdale S. at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Consigned by Kingsley Park, the Car Colston Hall Stud-bred is out of the Dansili (GB) mare Free Rein (GB) and was last seen finishing third in the Listed Oaks Trial S. on June...

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