Siyouni (Fr)

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 Promising Lead Stars In Intriguing Kempton Affair

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 Promising Lead (GB) (Danehill). 6.15 Kempton, Novice, £9,900, 3yo/up, f/m, 8fT LAUREL (GB) (Kingman {GB}) held an entry in Friday's Listed Rosemary S. at Newmarket, but John and Thady Gosden have opted for this lighter task for the Juddmonte homebred....

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Siyouni's Tahiyra In Scintillating Moyglare Success

It proved an emotional afternoon for Dermot Weld on Sunday as the legendary veteran of the Irish training ranks basked in the glory of winning the Curragh's G1 Moyglare Stud S. for the first time since 1987 with the brilliant 'TDN Rising Star' Tahiyra (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}). So closely linked with the sponsors for so long, the master of Rosewell House was winning their signature race with an Aga Khan homebred who had looked so special on her winning debut at Galway July 26. Always travelling supremely well behind the...

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Next Step For Kelina 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. Saturday's Observations features a returning 'TDN Rising Star' by Frankel (GB)   4.03 Chantilly, Cond, €34,000, 2yo, f, 8fT KELINA (IRE) (Frankel {GB}) beat some subsequent winners with authority on debut at Deauville last month, earning 'TDN Rising Star' status in the process and is confined to conditions level...

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Ballydoyle Debutantes Intrigue On Ascot Card

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 Ballydoyle debutante. 2.35 Ascot, Mdn, £20,000, 2yo, 7fT PADDINGTON (GB) (Siyouni {Fr}) is a rare British debut runner for Ballydoyle on a day when there are no pattern races, with the stable opting to bring two members of its powerful juvenile squad to the Berkshire...

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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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Siyouni's Treasure Trove Takes The Round Tower

Backing up a week after her impressive success in the five-furlong Listed Roses S. at York, Merry Fox Studs' homebred Treasure Trove (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}) upped her game again to capture Saturday's G3 Heider Family Stables Round Tower S. at The Curragh. ] Held up towards the rear early by Billy Lee, the Paddy Twomey-trained 6-4 favourite was produced late as the 'TDN Rising Star' Apricot Twist (Ire) (Expert Eye {GB}) started to flag on the lead and her thrust proved strong enough to deny fellow closer Ocean Quest (Ire)...

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Siyouni's Al Hakeem Annexes The Guillaume d'Ornano

Bouncing back off a fourth in June's G1 Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly, Al Shaqab's homebred 3-year-old colt Al Hakeem (GB) (Siyouni {Fr}--Jadhaba {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}) was all heart and regained the winning thread in Monday's G2 Prix Guillaume d'Ornano at Deauville. The January-foaled bay closed his two-race juvenile campaign with a breakthrough success at Chantilly and doubled his win tally back there on seasonal return before earning his black-type stripes contesting the May 3 Listed Prix de Suresnes at Chantilly in his penultimate start. The even-money favourite...

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Litt and Solis Acquire Siyouni Filly For €1.4 million At Arqana

A grey filly by Siyouni (Fr) made €1.4 million from Alex Solis and Jason Litt to become the second seven-figure lot at Arqana on Sunday and third overall. Lot 216, out of the Listed Prix de Saint-Cyr heroine Aviatress (Ire) (Shamardal), was consigned by Ecurie des Monceaux. The dam is a half-sister to GIII Seaway S. heroine Marbre Rose (Ire) (Smart Strike), as well as the stakes winner and dual graded-placed Gidu (Ire) (Frankel {GB}). Under the third dam are the top-level winners Zoftig (Cozzene), Zo Impressive (Hard Spun) and...

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Siyouni Day at Arqana as Sottsass's Brother Heads to Japan

By Emma Berry and Brian Sheerin DEAUVILLE, France--If two of the certainties in life are death and taxes, the third, in the world of bloodstock at least, is that if a yearling out of Starlet's Sister (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) turns up at the Arqana August Sale then he or she will steal the limelight. This time it was a colt (lot 154), a full-brother to the G1 Prix du Jockey Club and G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Sottsass (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) no less, whose arrival in the ring...

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Siyouni's Tahiyra A New Rising Star

Unleashed in the seven-furlong Galway maiden in which Dermot Weld had saddled the winner 14 times since 1990, The Aga Khan's Tahiyra (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}) surged to TDN Rising Star status on Tuesday evening with a performance full of Classic promise. Sent off the 7-2 second favourite for the Colm Quinn BMW Irish EBF Fillies Maiden, the February-foaled half-sister to the GI Breeders' Cup Turf, G1 Prix Vermeille and G1 Prix de l'Opera heroine Tarnawa (Ire) (Shamardal) who was third in this four years ago was always travelling comfortably tracking...

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Half To Tarnawa Debuts At Galway

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 half to three-time Group 1 winner Tarnawa (Ire) (Shamardal). 6.10 Galway, Mdn, €20,000, 2yo f, 7fT TAHIYRA (IRE) (Siyouni {Fr}) is a fascinating newcomer from the Dermot Weld stable which has such a rich history at this festival and in this maiden in particular with...

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