French raider In Swoop showed an impressive turn of foot in the closing stages to win the Gr.1 Deutsches Derby (2400m) at Hamburg.
The Francis-Henri Graffard-trained son of Adlerflug won on debut at Lyon Parilly on May 15 and ran third over course and distance on his only other start in the Gr.3 Prix Greffulhe (2200m) last month.
In Swoop is a half-brother to the Trelawney Stud-owned Igraine, a Group Three winning daughter of Galileo.
Igraine had five starts in Australia last season, winning the Listed Caloundra Cup (2400m) and placing twice at Group Three level before retiring to stud.
She is currently in Australia in foal to Fastnet Rock, and is likely to return to the champion sire this season.
Imported mare Igraine was purchased in Europe by astute agent Paul Moroney for 65,000 guineas at the December Tattersall’s Breeding Stock Sale after she had finished fifth to subsequent American Grade One winner, A Raving Beauty, over 1800m at Listed level in Germany.
Trained for Brent and Cherry Taylor by Robert Priscott, Igraine went on to win five starts in the Trelawney silks.
She is a valuable addition to the Trelawney Stud broodmare band and the Taylors are looking forward to her impending foaling date with eager anticipation.