Salisbury

Camelot's Bluestocking A New Rising Star At Salisbury

Initiating a treble for the talent-rich Ralph Beckett juvenile team at Salisbury on Thursday, Juddmonte's Bluestocking (GB) (Camelot {GB}) sparkled on debut to earn TDN Rising Star status in the card's opener. Sent off a 9-1 shot for division one of the Byerley Stud British EBF Novice S. over a mile, the daughter of the operation's G1 Matron S. heroine Emulous (GB) (Dansili {GB}) was keen early for Rob Hornby buried mid-pack. At work with over two furlongs remaining, the homebred had to go to the far rail for a...

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Beylerbeyi Back In Action At Chantilly

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 'TDN Rising Star' Beylerbeyi (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}). 1.25 Salisbury, Novice, £9,500, 2yo, 8fT BLUESTOCKING (GB) (Camelot {GB}) is the fifth foal out of Juddmonte's G1 Matron S. heroine Emulous (GB) (Dansili {GB}) and another in the silks to start her career with Ralph Beckett. Heading...

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Daughter Of Dank Debuts At Salisbury

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 Breeders' Cup heroine Dank (GB) (Dansili {GB}). 2.50 Salisbury, Mdn, £24,000, 2yo, f, 6f 213yT DOOM (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) is the fourth foal out of the GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf and GI Beverly D. S. heroine Dank (GB) (Dansili {GB}),...

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Sea The Stars' Flying Honours Impresses Again

Lighting up Salisbury on Friday evening, Godolphin's TDN Rising Star Flying Honours (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) dominated the Listed Longines Irish Champions Weekend 10-11 September EBF Stonehenge S. as he had his July 27 Sandown novice to suggest he will be a leading light for next year's Derby. Always travelling comfortably under James Doyle taking a lead, the 4-11 favourite was allowed to cruise to Stormbuster (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) and when let loose quickly overwhelmed that rival with over a furlong remaining en route to a 5 1/2-length success....

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Half To Ultra Debuts 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. Sunday's Observations features a half-brother to Group 1 winner Ultra (Ire) (Manduro {Ger}). 2.12 Doncaster, £7,800, Mdn, 2yo, 7f 6yT MODERN DANCER (GB) (Kingman {GB}) is a notable Godolphin debutante, being a half-brother to the G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-winning sire Ultra (Ire) (Manduro {Ger}) from the late Gerald Leigh's...

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Next Step For Israr

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 son of Oaks winner Taghrooda (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}).   2.57 Salisbury, Novice, £10,000, 2yo, 8fT ISRAR (GB) (Muhaarar {GB}) earned TDN Rising Star status on debut at Doncaster earlier this month and has a six-pound penalty to defy kept to novice company for...

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Albasheer Comes Back at Salisbury

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 'TDN Rising Star' Albasheer (Ire) (Shamardal).   6.05 Salisbury, Cond, £15,500, 3yo/up, 6fT ALBASHEER (IRE) (Shamardal) makes his seasonal return for Shadwell and Owen Burrows, having earned TDN Rising Star status on his introduction at Doncaster last July. Subsequently runner-up in the G2 Champagne S. and...

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IRE Incentive Races Added in Britain

Additional British races have been added to Horse Racing Ireland's IRE Incentive scheme. IRE Incentive races will be held at Nottingham, Newbury, Pontefract, York, Musselburgh, Salisbury and Goodwood in August and September. The IRE Incentive scheme awards a €10,000 Irish Sales voucher to the owners of Irish-bred winners of designated races. Vouchers can be spent on Irish-breds at Irish public auction Sales. Since the scheme launched in March 2021, €480,000 in vouchers has been distributed to 39 individual owners. Find out more about the IRE Incentive scheme and view a...

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First Winner For Decorated Knight At Salisbury

The Irish National Stud's first-season sire Decorated Knight (GB) (by Galileo {Ire}) was the latest off the mark in 2021 as Silver Bullet Lady (Ire) took the AJN Steelstock "Real Steel" Fillies' Conditions S. at Salisbury on Sunday. A 40,000gns Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 2 purchase, the 7-1 shot who races in the same silks as her sire for owner Imad Al Sagar and who emanates from the same Roger Charlton stable was in rear early after missing the break. Despite understandable greenness on this debut, the chestnut was...

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Fillies Star in Thursday Action

Andrew Balding is looking forward to saddling Jeff Smith's Newbury novice scorer Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never) in Thursday's G3 Shadwell Dick Poole Fillies' S. at Salisbury. One of 14 juvenile fillies set to line up for the six-furlong contest, for which she is due to break from the outside stall, the bay is held in high regard by her Kingsclere handler. "The filly has huge potential," he said. "The draw could have been a little kinder. We're stuck out on the wing again, but she's a filly we...

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