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Quadrilateral's Half-Brother Debuts at Sandown

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 half-brother to Group 1 winner Quadrilateral (GB). 1.35 Sandown, Mdn, £10,000, 2yo, 7fT THESIS (GB) (Kingman {GB}) is an intriguing newcomer in the Juddmonte silks for the Roger Charlton stable, being a half-brother to their G1 Fillies' Mile-winning Quadrilateral (GB) (Frankel {GB}). Also a full-brother...

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Son of Lady Eli Debuts at Naas

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 MGISW Lady Eli (Divine Park). 4.15 Naas, Mdn, €15,500, 2yo, 5f 205yT HMS ENDEAVOUR (War Front) is the first foal out of the five-times grade I-winning Lady Eli (Divine Park) sporting the Derrick Smith colours as he makes his debut for Ballydoyle. Led...

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Son of Attraction the Star Turn in Wales

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. Tuesday's Observations features a daughter of MG1SW Attraction (GB) (Efisio {GB}). 14.30 Ffos Las, Mdn, £6,800, 3yo/up, 8fT Fairlawns Racing's 3-year-old colt SAYF AL DAWLA (GB) (Frankel {GB}) is the 11th foal produced by MG1SW European champion Attraction (GB) (Efisio {GB}) and thus a full-brother to MGSW sire and...

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Concert Hall Targets Snowfall 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. Sunday's Observations features a daughter of G1 Epsom Oaks heroine Was (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). 1.35 Curragh, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, f, 7fT CONCERT HALL (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}) bids to build on a promising debut effort when second over what is probably an inadequate six-furlong trip at Fairyhouse 11 days previously...

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Half to Novellist Debuts at Leopardstown

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 daughter of the late Galileo (Ire). 5:30 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, f, 8fT MAGICAL LAGOON (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) debuts for Zhang Yuesheng and Jessie Harrington and is a 305,000gns Book 1-bought half-sister to the G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S., G1 Grosser Preis...

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Expensive Galileo (Ire) Filly on Deck at Killarney

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 2.1-million daughter of Galileo (Ire). 18.45 Killarney, Mdn, €12,000, 3yo/up, f/m, 11f 35yT Coolmore and Westerberg's DRUMMER GIRL (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) made a mark when knocked down for 2.1-million guineas at the Tattersalls 2019 October Book 1 sale and makes her belated debut in this...

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Godolphin Holds Strong Hand in Newmarket Opener

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 several Godolphin bluebloods at Newmarket. 1.15 Newmarket, Mdn, £12,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT NOBLE TRUTH (FR) (Kingman {GB}) is one of two Godolphin representatives in the maiden they have won four times in the last nine years, and the pick of James Doyle following his debut third...

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Sisters to Expert Eye and Anthony Van Dyck 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. Thursday's Observations features full-sisters to Group 1 winners. 1.20 Newmarket, Mdn, £25,000, 2yo, f, 6fT INVIGILATE (GB) (Acclamation {GB}) is a notable debutante to open Newmarket's July Festival as a full-sister to Juddmonte's GI Breeders' Cup Mile hero Expert Eye (GB). Trained like that past luminary by Sir Michael...

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Daughter of Was Debuts at Fairyhouse

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}). 1.50 Chantilly, Debutantes, €27,000, 2yo, f, 7fT BAHASA (IRE) (Siyouni {Fr}) debuts for the Wertheimers and trainer Christophe Ferland, who combined to win the 2013 G1 Prix Marcel Boussac with the dam Indonesienne (Ire) (Muhtathir {GB}). Only...

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Daughter of Was Debuts at Gowran
Daughter of Was Debuts at Gowran

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 daughter of a Classic heroine. 1.45 Gowran Park, Mdn, €12,000, 2yo, f, 7fT CONCERT HALL (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}) is the fourth foal out of the G1 Epsom Oaks heroine Was (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) who starts out for the Derrick Smith-Susan Magnier-Michael Tabor-Westerberg combination. Aidan O'Brien...

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Son of Heuristique Introduced at Compiegne

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 a son of G1 French 1000 Guineas third Heuristique (Ire) (Shamardal). 3.35 Compiegne, Debutantes, €27,000, 2yo, c/g, 7fT TOURISTIC (GB) (Frankel {GB}) is a son of the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches third Heuristique (Ire) (Shamardal), who was acquired by the Wertheimers for 675,000gns at the...

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Daughter of Mossfun Debuts at Haydock

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 a G1 Golden Slipper winner. 2.00 Haydock, Novice, £6,300, 2yo, f, 6fT SADMAH (GB) (Frankel {GB}) is a daughter of the 2014 G1 Golden Slipper heroine Mossfun (Aus) (Mossman {Aus}) who debuts for her owner-breeders Emirates Park Pty Ltd and the Kevin Ryan...

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