Ultra's Half-Brother Takes To Yarmouth


Roaring Lion | Tweenhills

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 Godolphin blueblood.

2.20 Yarmouth, Novice, £9,950, 2yo, 7f 3yT
MODERN DANCER (GB) (Kingman {GB}) bids to defy a penalty for a smooth debut win over this trip at Doncaster in June for Godolphin's Charlie Appleby team which is starting to fire with its juveniles now. The half-brother to the G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-winning sire Ultra (Ire) (Manduro {Ger}) from the family of the stable's G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains hero Modern Games (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) meets an intriguing newcomer in Qatar Racing Limited's Lion Kingdom (GB) (Roaring Lion), a James Fanshawe-trained half to the Kitten's Joy trio of Kitten's Dumplings, Granny's Kitten and Granny Mc's Kitten with the former successful in the GI Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.

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