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Brother Of Mutakayyef On Deck For Nottingham 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 full-brother to Mutakayyef (GB).   13.16 Nottingham, Mdn, £8,000, 2yo, 8f 75y (AWT) Cheveley Park Stud's STAR AHOY (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) is a William Haggas-trained son of G1 Coronation S. and G1 Falmouth S. second Infallible (GB) (Pivotal {GB}). He is thus a...

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Son of Madame Chiang Debuts in Storied Maiden

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 son of G1SW Madame Chiang (GB). 1.00 Nottingham, Mdn, £11,900, 2yo 8f 75yT GALILAEUS (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) is a son of the G1 QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares S. heroine Madame Chiang (GB) (Archipenko) who cost Jim and Fitri Hay a potentially bargain 200,000gns...

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Daughter Of Midsummer Debuts 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 Observations features a daughter of Midsummer (GB) (Kingmambo). 7.50 Nottingham, Mdn, £6,900, 3yo/up, f/m, 8f 75yT SUNSTONE (GB) (Pivotal {GB}) is the 13th foal out of Juddmonte's prized Midsummer (GB) (Kingmambo), who provided the operation with the six-times Group 1 and Grade I heroine Midday (GB) (Oasis Dream...

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Another Rabbit Out Of Haggas's Hat At Newbury

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. Thursday's Observations features a Lope de Vega (Ire) colt out of a full-sister to Sea The Moon (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}).   2.00 Nottingham, Novice,£7,000, 2yo, 6f18yT THINK CLIMATE (GB) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}) is a full-brother to the G2 Mill Reef S. and G3 Greenham S.-winning sire...

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New Rising Star For Teofilo

On a day when there was a lurch in the Derby market, there was enough intrigue and substance in Nottingham's Visit racingtv.com Novice S. to make it a mini-Classic trial and enough in the performance of the Simon and Ed Crisford-trained West Wind Blows (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) to earn TDN Rising Star status. Carrying a seven-pound penalty for his debut score over this 10-furlong trip on Newcastle's Tapeta after Christmas, Abdulla Al Mansoori's son of the G1 Prix de Diane heroine West Wind (GB) (Machiavellian) from the family of Coroebus...

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First Winner For Unfortunately

Springfield House Stud's Unfortunately (Ire) (by Society Rock {Ire}) became the latest first-season sire to get off the mark on Friday evening as Looking For Lynda (Ire) captured the opener at Nottingham. Sent off the 6-5 favourite for the five-furlong contest having finished runner-up at Ayr on debut Apr. 25, the Karl Burke-trained son of the Cheveley Park mare Designated (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) was professional from the outset under Clifford Lee and shook off those who chose to take him on in front to score by 3 1/4 lengths...

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Gosden Filly Catches The Eye At Newbury

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 Observations features a daughter of Sea The Stars (Ire). 3.21 Newbury, Mdn, £10,000, 3yo, f, 10fT ATLANTIS (GB) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) debuts for Craig Bernick and Harry McCalmont in the maiden which saw the rise of Eswarah (GB) (Unfuwain) and more recently Lah Ti Dar (GB) (Dubawi...

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Half-Brother To Aclaim Set For Nottingham Bow
Half-Brother To Aclaim Set For Nottingham 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 Observations features a half-brother to Group 1 winner and sire Aclaim (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}).    16.00 Cork, Mdn, €12,000, 3yo/up, 10f 30yT Aidan O'Brien trainee FLEET COMMANDER (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is a full-brother to this year's G1 Hong Kong Gold Cup hero Russian Emperor (Ire) and makes his...

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Nathaniel's Desert Crown Earns TDN Rising Star Tag At Nottingham

Saeed Suhail's hitherto untried 280,000gns Tattersalls October Book 2 acquisition Desert Crown (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) was let go at 11-1 for division one of Wednesday's MansionBet Bet £10 Get £20 EBF Maiden S. at Nottingham and, while still a diamond in the rough, came home stylishly to earn 'TDN Rising Star' status on debut. The eventual winner accepted a tow in third after breaking on the front end in an extended one-mile heat won in 2019 by MG1SW globetrotter Mishriff (Ire) (Make Believe {GB}) and in 2018 by MG1SW speedster...

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Daughter of GISW Montare on Deck at Nottingham

12.40 Nottingham, Mdn, £7,000, 2yo, f, 8f 75yT George Strawbridge's homebred MIMIKYU (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a daughter of G1 Prix Royal-Oak heroine Montare (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) and thus a full-sister to G1 British Champions Fillies & Mares winner Journey (GB). She debuts in a contest won last year by subsequent G1 British Champions Fillies & Mares victrix Eshaada (GB) (Muhaarar {GB}) and opposition to the John and Thady Gosden nominee includes Lady Bamford's hitherto unraced Queen of Comedy (GB) (Kingman {GB}), who is an Ed Walker-trained full-sister to G1...

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Dubawi's Eldar Eldarov A New Rising Star at Nottingham

KHK Racing's 2.7-million guineas October Book 1 purchase Akhu Najla (GB) (Kingman {GB}) ran second for Roger Varian in his Leicester unveiling Tuesday and the partnership was back in action with £480,000 [email protected] Breeze-Up graduate Eldar Eldarov (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), who powered to 'TDN Rising Stardom' in the second division of Wednesday's British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden S. at Nottingham. The 13-8 favourite tanked forward from a slot in rear to track the leaders in fourth after the initial exchanges of this debut and crept closer once into the home...

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Daughter of G1SW Cursory Glance Set For Notts 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 daughter of Group 1 winner Cursory Glance (Distorted Humor). 11.50 Chantilly, Mdn, €27,000, 2yo, c/g, 8fT Coolmore and Westerberg's JASPEROID (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) is a Denford Stud-bred son of G2 Cherry Hinton S. and G3 Albany S. victrix and G1 Cheveley Park S. second Illuminate...

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