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Shamardal Adds German Black-Type
Also in Germany overnight, European champion 4-time Gr1-winning former shuttler Shamardal (Giant's Causeway-Helsinki, by Machiavellian) added a juvenile black-type success when UK-bred colt Amaron (Shamardal-Amandalini, by Bertolini) scored a 1.25-lengths victory on debut in the €20,000 (A$27,000) Listed Oppenheim-Rennen (1400m) for 2YOs at Cologne. Amaron (ridden by Andreas Helfenbein for trainer Andreas Lowe) defeated fellow UK-bred colt Percy Jackson (Sir Percy-Fly In Style, by Hernando) & the filly Miss Coral (Big Shuffle-Multi Task, by Stravinsky).