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1st Stakes Win To UK Sire Observatory
In England overnight, 8YO stallion Observatory (Distant View-Stellaria, by Roberto) recorded his 1st stakes-winner when Shadwell home-bred juvenile filly Nidhaal (Observatory-Jeed, by Mujtahid) won the Listed Dick Poole Fillies Stakes at Salisbury, reported thoroughbredinternet.com. Nidhall defeated Saabiq (by Grand Slam) & Jeanmarie (by Dansili). Nidhaal's granddam is a half-sister to French Gr1 Prix du Jockey-Club winners Assert & Bikala. Her sire Observatory stands at Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket.