Rising Star Pensee Du Jour Set For Black-Type Bow

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 ‘TDN Rising Star’.

15.00 Saint-Cloud, Listed, €55,000, 3yo, f, 10fT
Ballymore Thoroughbred Racing’s 3-year-old filly PENSEE DU JOUR (IRE) (Camelot {GB}) made a spectacular winning debut at Chantilly last month, attaining ‘TDN Rising Star‘ status with a geared-down four-length tally over 9 1/2 furlongs, and she takes the step up in class and trip for this turf bow. The January-foaled bay is one of 10 nominated for Saint-Cloud’s Listed Prix Rose de Mai over 10 furlongs and her rivals include undefeated winners-of-one Cracksmania (GB) (Cracksman {GB}) and Akagera (Fr) (Prince Gibraltar {Fr}).


16.10 Saint-Cloud, Listed, €52,000, 4yo/up, 8fT
Al Asayl France’s homebred 2020 G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. hero THE REVENANT (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) returns to action for Francis Graffard and encounters seven hardened rivals coming back off an Oct. 15 seventh over this trip when making his fourth start in the Ascot benchmark last time. The 8-year-old gelding lines up for a third go at Saint-Cloud’s Listed Prix Altipan and has saluted five times in seven starts over the one-mile strip here, including two Group 3s and the 2019 and 2022 editions of this fixture.

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