Highland Reel (Ire)

Friday's Observations: Dubawi Relative of Highland Reel Debuts 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. Friday's Observations features Kingdom Of Time, an 800,000 Tattersalls Book 1 purchase.   18.20 Newmarket, Mdn, £8,000, 2yo, 8fT KINGDOM OF TIME (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), who cost Godolphin 800,000gns at the Tatts Book 1 Sale, is out of a full-sister to the seven-times group 1 and grade I-winning international...

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Breeders' Cup Winner Highland Reel To Stand In Japan In 2023

Seven-time Group 1 winner Highland Reel (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) will transfer to Takaya Shimikawa's S T Farm on Hokkaido next season. The sire of three stakes winners, led by G2 Premio Dormello heroine Atamisque (Ire) and GIII Surfer Girl S. victress Comanche Country (Ire), the Coolmore Stud stallion is currently serving the Southern Hemisphere season at Swettenham Stud in Australia for A$16,500. An S T Farm spokesperson told Yahoo Japan, "During his racing days, Highland Reel was a horse whose performances were outstanding, not only in Europe, but overseas. I...

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First Stakes Winner For Highland Reel, as Atamisque Takes G2 Premio Dormello

Atamisque (Ire) (Highland Reel {Ire}), who was a course-and-distance winner when unveiled on Oct. 3, gave her sire his first black-type winner and group scorer in one fell swoop with a 3 1/2-length success in the G2 Premio Dormello in Rome on Sunday. The 6-5 crowd's pick tracked the pace in sixth through the early going as Terra Del Sole (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}) showed the way. That rival hugged the rail into the home straight as the rest of the field shifted away from the inside and was still clinging...

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Freshman Sire Highland Reel Off The Mark at Hamilton

Coolmore's Highland Reel (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) became the latest European freshman sire off the mark when the Mark Johnston-trained even-money favourite Highland Premiere (GB) shed maiden status in Thursday's EBF Restricted Novice S. going a shade over six furlongs at Hamilton. The 32,000gns Tattersalls December foal and 15,000gns October Book 2 yearling had earlier posted an Apr. 15 debut fourth over five at Ripon before running third upped to six in a May 18 Nottingham maiden last time. Prominent throughout, he was stoked up when tackled by Smullen (Ire) (Camacho...

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