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. Monday’s Insights features a full-brother to dual Guineas hero Churchill (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}).

2.15 Curragh, Mdn, €17,500, 2yo, 7fT
BLENHEIM PALACE (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is one of three bluebloods from Ballydoyle and possibly the pick as a full-brother to the G1 English and Irish 2000 Guineas hero Churchill (Ire) and last year’s G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine Clemmie (Ire). Partnered by Donnacha O’Brien, he is joined by Barbados (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), a full-brother to the G1 Moyglare Stud S. winner Maybe (Ire), dam of Saxon Warrior (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}), and Sydney Opera House (GB) (Australia {GB}), a 525,000gns TATOCT half-brother to reigning G1 Melbourne Cup titleholder Rekindling (GB) (High Chaparral {Ire}).

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