Teofilo (Ire)

Teofilo's West Wind Blows Dominates The Prince d'Orange

Becoming the fourth colt to emerge from the Goodwood's G3 Gordon S. and register a black-type success, Abdulla Al Mansoori's TDN Rising Star West Wind Blows (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) proved too strong for his rivals in Sunday's G3 Prix du Prince d'Orange at ParisLongchamp. Only sixth behind Saturday's G1 St Leger favourite New London (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) when ridden from the front in that mile-and-a-half contest July 28, the imposing bay was under restraint this time as the deputising Kieran Shoemark anchored him with two behind from the break. Arriving...

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Teofilo's Naval Power Stretches Unbeaten Run

   Sent off at 1-3 to extend his winning sequence in Saturday's Listed Ascendant S. at Haydock, Naval Power (GB) (Teofilo {Ire}) overcame some trouble in running to add to Charlie Appleby's enviable recent tally in juvenile black-type races. With the stable dominant in the G2 Gimcrack S., Listed Stonehenge S., G3 Solario S. and G3 Prestige S. in the past fortnight and soon to garner the G3 Sirenia S. later in the afternoon, any other result than an easy success for the 6 1/2-length Listed Pat Eddery S. winner...

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Fastnet Rock Filly Impresses With Spa Debut

2nd-Saratoga, $105,000, Msw, 8-4, 2yo, f, 5 1/2fT, 1:02.45, fm, 1/2 length. ALLURING ANGEL (GB) (f, 2, Fastnet Rock {Aus}--All of Me {GB}, by Teofilo{Ire}), a 48,000gns weanling purchase out of the 2020 Tattersalls December Foal Sale, went off as the 4-1 third choice Thursday in her career debut. Far back off the pace with only one horse beat through the opening furlong, she raced two wide outside of Gustiamo (Blame) before clearing to the rail midway around the bend. Under a ride past the quarter pole, Alluring Angel swung...

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Teofilo's Naval Power Outclasses Ascot Rivals By Daylight

Godolphin's hitherto undefeated homebred Naval Power (GB) (Teofilo {Ire}--Emirates Rewards {GB}, by Dubawi {Ire}), who garnered novice events at Great Yarmouth in May and Leicester last month, and is now bound for a seat at the top table after streaking to an impressive success in this black-type bow. Positioned second in the slipstream of the pacesetting Finn's Charm (GB) (Kingman {GB}) through the initial fractions, he eased into an open lane soon after halfway and powered clear once stirred into action at the two pole to easily outclass Waiting All...

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Goffs November Sensation Debuts For Juddmonte

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 co-topper of the 2020 Goffs November Foals Sale. 1.50 Sandown, Mdn, £9,900, 2yo, 7fT ARREST (GB) (Frankel {GB}) was, at €440,000, one of a trio who shared top billing at the 2020 Goffs November Foals Sale when secured by Juddmonte. Introduced by John and Thady...

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Teofilo's West Wind Blows Impresses In Hamilton Romp

One of those who paid for going too fast before it got serious in the Derby, Abdulla Al Mansoori's West Wind Blows (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) showed that big experience had done nothing to dent his natural enthusiasm with a command performance in Friday's Listed British Stallions Studs EBF Glasgow S. at Hamilton. Earning TDN Rising Star status in a 10-furlong novice at Nottingham May 6, the Simon and Ed Crisford-trained son of the G1 Prix de Diane heroine West Wind (GB) (Machiavellian) had run ninth in the Blue Riband having...

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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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Teofilo's Wexford Native A New Rising Star At Navan

One of only two unraced 3-year-old colts still holding a 2000 Guineas entry, Jim Bolger's homebred Wexford Native (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) demonstrated why with a taking success at Navan on Tuesday to earn TDN Rising Star status. Drawn widest in 21, the 5-1 shot was keen for Kevin Manning tracking over to eventually shadow Ballydoyle's forward-ridden Sun King (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). As that 7-4 favourite turned the screw in the straight, Wexford Native kept tabs and after edging ahead two out strode out impressively to beat that rival by 2...

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Subjectivist to Remain on Sidelines Until 2023

Group 1 winner Subjectivist (GB) (Teofilo {Ire}), who had been aiming to defend his title in the G1 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in June, will remain benched for 2022, but could still make a comeback in 2023, according to co-trainer Charlie Johnston. The news was first reported by Racing Post. "We felt that to be ready in time for Ascot he'd have to go back into work now and as it's really only eight months since the injury was sustained-we don't feel it's quite long enough," said Johnston. "We've...

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Dubawi Anchors Darley Europe Roster at £250,000

Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud and anchors the 2022 roster for Darley Europe. His fee is the most expensive in Europe. He enjoyed a notable success at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships, with three winners in a single year, the first sire to reach that mark in the 37-year history of the Breeders' Cup. The GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf went to Modern Games (Ire), Saturday's GI Breeders' Cup Mile was won by new Kildangan Stud resident...

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Shadwell Heads Day 1 Action at Goffs Autumn

A quartet of homebred yearlings offered by Shadwell Estate's Derrinstown Stud led the way during the initial session of the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale in Kildare Paddocks Tuesday. Responsible for all four yearlings on Day 1 of the two-day sale to top the six-figure mark, Derrinstown's roster was led by Lot 370, a colt by Dark Angel (Ire), who realized a €180,000 online bid from Adam Driver. Bred by Shadwell Estate Co., the Jan. 25 foal is the first foal out of Moghamarah (GB) (Dawn Approach), who finished second or...

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Six Wild Cards Added to Arqana Autumn

A pair of flat performers and four jumpers have been added to the Autumn Sale catalogue as Wild Card entries, including 2-year-old Quessigny (Fr) (Recorder {GB}), offered as Lot 367 and Whizz Kid (Ger) (Teofilo {Ire}), who is catalogued as Lot 368. The Wild Card offerings will go under the hammer in Deauville Nov. 15 alongside the 184 horses-in-training already catalogued. An additional 15 Wild Cards will be added to this section. Heading the flat entrants, Antoine de Watrigant's juvenile colt Quessigny most recently won the Coupe des 2 ans...

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