Arqana-Osarus October Catalogue Features 784 Yearlings

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Audarya | Scoop Dyga

The 784-strong Arqana-Osarus October Yearling Sale catalogue is now online. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the sale has been completely restructured combining the Arqana October Yearling Sale and the Osarus September Yearling Sale, running from Oct. 19-Oct. 23.

Alumni of the October sale include Group 3 winner and dual Classic bridesmaid The Summit (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), G1 Prix Jean Romanet scorer Audarya (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), MGISW Sistercharlie (Ire) (Myboycharlie {Ire}), G1 French 1000 Guineas runner-up Speak of the Devil (Fr) (Wootton Basset {GB}), and GSWs Policy of Truth (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}), Port Guillaume (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}), Wooded (Ire) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), and Pretreville (Fr) (Acclamation {GB}).

Although Wootton Bassett has relocated to Coolmore Stud in Ireland for the 2021 season, he is still well represented at the sale with 16 yearlings, among them a son of G3 Prix Chloe victress Wilside (Ire) (Verglas {Ire}) (lot 230), already the dam of Listed Prix de Thiberville heroine Sarigan (Fr) (Teofilo {Ire}).

Some other lots of interest include: Invincible Spirit (Ire)’s only yearling at the sale, a colt out of MGSW and GI E. P. Taylor S. third Naissance Royale (Ire) (Giant’s Causeway) (lot 126); Sea The Stars (Ire) has a filly (lot 174) out of the SP Sansiwa (Ire) (Dansili {GB}), a half-sister to G1 German Derby winner Sea The Moon (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}); lot 62 is a filly by American sire Munnings out of a Galileo (Ire) daughter of MGISW Adoration (Honor Grades); and there is also a colt by No Nay Never (lot 80) who is a half-brother to MG1SP Johann Strauss (GB) (High Chaparral {Ire}), G1SP Mythical (Fr) (Camelot {GB}) and MGSP Inchargeofme (GB) (High Chaparral {Ire}). Reverse shuttler Fastnet Rock (Aus) is the sire of lot 277, a filly out of the black-type winner Becomes You (GB) (Lomitas {GB}), who ran third in the G3 Prix de Conde. G3 Prix de Lutece winner Pacifique (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) has a Siyouni (Fr) filly (lot 137); lot 95 is a half-sister by Free Eagle (Ire) to G2 German 1000 Guineas heroine Lancade (GB) (Areion {Ger}) out of the SP La Sabara (GB) (Sabiango {Ger}); Group 3 winner and G1 French 1000 Guineas second Coeur de Beaute (Fr) (Dabirsim {Fr})’s full-sister is lot 216; a Le Havre (Ire) filly out of G1 Prix de Diane bridesmaid Millionaia (Ire) (Peintre Celebre) will go through the ring as lot 115; and there is also a full-sister (lot 44) to G1 Preis der Diana scorer Diamanta (Ger) (Maxios {GB}) set to sell.

Wootton Basset’s son Almanzor (Fr) sees 20 yearlings ready to go under the hammer, among them the first foal, a colt, out of G1 Premio Vittorio di Capua victress Waikika (Fr) (Whipper) (lot 223);  lot 122 is a half-brother to MGSW Morando (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}); two lots later is MGISP Rockemperor (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire})’s half-sister (lot 124); and there is also a half-brother to MGSW Itsinthepost (Fr) (American Post {GB}) (lot 168).

Another sire with his first yearlings is Ribchester (Ire), whose son of MGSW Frine (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}) is lot 60. Fellow freshman sire Zarak (Fr) is the sire of a colt (lot 81) out of SW Insan Mala (Ire) (Bahhare), who has already produced SW Courcy (Fr) (Mizzen Mast).

The first and last sessions begin at 11 a.m. and the middle three starting at 2 p.m. For more the full catalogue, go to www.arqana.com.

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