Kingman

Kingman Colt Looks Tough in Pilgrim

Klaravich Stables' Public Sector (GB) (Kingman {GB}) will try to build off an impressive debut victory at Saratoga with a graded stakes success as a likely favorite in Saturday's GII Pilgrim S. for juvenile males on the Belmont turf. Bought for 170,000 guineas as a Tattersalls October yearling, the bay was unveiled as a 2-1 favorite Aug. 15 at the Spa and rallied from seventh to win going away by two lengths, clocking his final five-sixteenths in a sharp :28.80. He has drilled five times since then for Chad Brown,...

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Tattersalls Unveils Star-Studded Book 1 Catalogue

A daughter of Newsells Park Stud's star producer Shastye (Ire) (Danehill) is among the 19 yearlings by Galileo (Ire) set to be offered at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale from Oct. 6 to 8, for which the catalogue was unveiled on Wednesday. The bay filly (lot 436)-a full-sister to dual Group 1 winner Japan (GB) and group winners Mogul (GB) and Sir Isaac Newton (GB) and a half to G2 Middleton S. victress Secret Gesture (GB) and Australian listed winner Maurus (GB)-is the first filly out of...

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The Weekly Wrap: Fathers and Sons

Dubawi (Ire) being a good stallion is not exactly a newsflash. The increasingly interesting element of his success, however, is his growing number of sons and grandsons making a mark at stud. Dubawi's own season has been headlined by the Group 1 winners Ghaiyyath (Ire), Lord North (Ire) and Space Blues (Ire), while G2 Superlative S. winner Master Of The Seas (Ire) looks to be one of the more exciting juveniles seen out in Europe so far. In this year's freshman sires' championship, Ballylinch Stud's son of Dubawi, New Bay...

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Kingman Firster Ultra-Impressive in Spa Debut

2nd-Saratoga, $72,000, Msw, 8-15, 2yo, 1 1/16mT, 1:42.55, fm. PUBLIC SECTOR (GB) (c, 2, Kingman {GB}--Parle Moi {Ire}, by Montjeu {Ire}) engaged in a battle for pari-mutuel supremacy with stablemate Polinesia (American Pharoah), a son of GSW Super Majesty that cost $800,000 at Keeneland September last fall. Off as the 2.15-1 chalk to Polinesia's 27-10, Public Sector raced with just two rivals behind him around the first turn and settled at the back of the leading group through the middle furlongs. Appearing full of run nearing the stretch, the 170,000...

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Daughter Of Awesome Maria Debuts For Ballydoyle

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. Today's Observations features the latest 2-year-old out of a Grade I-winning sale topper. 1.00 Newmarket, Novice, £6,400, 2yo, 8fT MEGALLAN (GB) (Kingman {GB}) is the second foal out of the Listed Lord Weinstock Memorial S. winner Eastern Belle (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}), a half-sister to Golden Horn (GB) who...

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Sisters To Ribchester, Santiago 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. Today's Observations features the debut of a half-sister to Group 1 winner Ribchester. 12.40 Ascot, Debutantes, £6,000, 2yo, 7fT MEGALLAN (GB) (Kingman {GB}) is the second foal out of the Listed Lord Weinstock Memorial S. winner Eastern Belle (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}) who was placed three times at graded-stakes...

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Arqana, Goffs UK Teamwork Brings Market Relief

DONCASTER, UK-- They say good things come to those who wait and few people in the bloodstock world have had a more anxious wait for action this spring than the European breeze-up consignors, who have seen their regular sales slots pushed back by at least two months in a world sent awry by the COVID-19 pandemic. A collectively large sigh of relief was heard on Wednesday as first Goffs UK then Arqana posted results far exceeding most expectations.  The words 'resilience' and 'extraordinary' were used freely by vendors and buyers...

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Mission Accomplished As Goffs UK Praised For Initiative

DONCASTER, UK--There is little doubt that the decision to hold the Goffs UK and Arqana Breeze-up Sales in the same place on the same day has reaped dividends for vendors and the sales companies alike. In times of trouble, anything that can make life a little easier for those longing for some return to normal business practices has to be applauded. As emphasised by bloodstock agent Richard Brown after he signed for an American Pharoah colt at £175,000, the international resale market remains reassuringly recession-proof, which in turn has emboldened...

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Juddmonte Half To Kingman Back In Town

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. Today's Observations features a half-brother to Horse of the Year and leading sire Kingman. 1.40 Newmarket, Novice, £6,400, 2yo, f, 7fT WEDDING DANCE (IRE) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) cost 600,000gns at the Tattersalls October Book 1 Sale and starts out for Charlie Appleby taking on four experienced rivals. She is...

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Kingman's Lord Campari Powers to TDN Rising Stardom

Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum's 350,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 yearling Lord Campari (Ire) (Kingman {GB}) ran sixth behind the 'TDN Rising Star' performance of Palace Pier (GB) (Kingman {GN}) over seven furlongs in his Aug. 30 debut at Sandown and exploded onto the scene with a Rising Star of his own when upped to one mile in division one of Saturday's It's Not Rocket Science With MansionBet Novice S. at Newbury. The 15-8 second favourite was sharply into stride and on the front end from the outset. In command...

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Goffs UK Premier Sale Topper Powers to Rising Stardom at The Curragh

Coolmore's newcomer Admiral Nelson (GB) (Kingman {GB}) topped the lists at last year's Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale, when knocked down to M V Magnier for £440,000 and the strapping bay repaid some of that outlay and earned 'TDN Rising Stardom' when scorching to an impressive one-length success in Friday's Tally-Ho Stud Irish EBF (C&G) Maiden over five furlongs at The Curragh. The 5-1 chance was among the slowest into stride, but tanked by rivals to stalk the leading wave from a position in the second rank after the initial...

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Doncaster Sale Topper To Debut 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. Today's Observations features the debut of the top lot from last year's Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale. 4.05 Curragh, Mdn, €17,500, 2yo, c/g, 5fT ADMIRAL NELSON (FR) (Kingman {GB}), a son of the stakes-winning Shamandar (Fr) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}), topped the sheets when knocked down for £440,000 at...

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