Arqana Releases Autumn Sale Catalogue


A total of 237 horses-in-training, 51 2-year-old stores and 356 Flat and National Hunt-bred yearlings will be offered during the Arqana Autumn Sale on Nov. 18-20. The catalogue features drafts from The Aga Khan Studs (17), Wertheimer & Frere (5), two from the Niarchos Family’s Flaxman Holdings, as well as French trainers Christophe Ferland, Francois Rohaut, Jean-Claude Rouget, John Hammond, Henri-Francois Devin and Pascal Bary among others. Lot 160, Daligar (Fr) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) from The Aka Khan Studs is sure to attract interest being a son of G1 Prix de l’Opera heroine Dalkala (Giant’s Causeway), while Wertheimer & Frere offer Deep Impact (Jpn)’s 85-rated Takuendo (Ire) as lot 172.

In 2018, 424 horses sold (76.5%) at an average of €18,213 and a median of €9,000. The gross was €7,722,300, while Valajani (Ger) (Jukebox Jury {Ire}) topped proceedings at €265,000 from Horse Racing Advisory.

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