TDN Rising Star Delius Takes The Next Step At Chantilly

Frankel | 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. Saturday's Observations features the return of a 'TDN Rising Star'.

14.15 Chantilly, Cond, €28,000, 3yo, 12fT
DELIUS (GB) (Frankel {GB}), who earned TDN Rising Star status on debut at ParisLongchamp last month, reappears over the distance of the G1 Grand Prix de Paris for which he holds an engagement. Coolmore and Westerberg's 675,000gns Tattersalls December Foal Sale graduate, who is a full-brother to the Royal Ascot winner Juan Elcano (GB), is kept in conditions company for now by Jean-Claude Rouget and meets five rivals including the filly Paraiba (Fr) (Soldier Hollow {GB}), Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani's Francis-Henri Graffard-trained granddaughter of Pearly Shells (GB) (Efisio {GB}) who was an impressive debut scorer at Deauville in November.

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