Harzand Dam Heads Tatts Catalogue

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Harzand | Racing Post

Hazariya (Ire) (Xaar {GB}), the dam of this year's G1 Investec Derby and G1 Irish Derby winner Harzand (Ire) (Sea The Stars (Ire), is among 1,059 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls December Mares Sale Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 at Park Paddocks in Newmarket. The 14-year-old Hazariya, who has also produced Group 3 winner Harasiya (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) and listed winner Hazarafa (Ire) (Daylami {Ire}) as well as the stakes-placed Haziyna (Ire) (Halling), will be offered by Newsells Park Stud in foal to Invincible Spirit (Ire) as lot 1826.

Hazariya is joined by off-the-track Group 1 winners Euro Charline (GB) (Myboycharlie {Ire}) (lot 1848) and Furia Cruzada (Chi) (Newfoundland) (lot 1867), with this year's G3 Premio Regina Elena (Italian 1000 Guineas) winner Conselice (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) also catalogued as lot 1847. Dual Group 1-winning sprinter Quiet Reflection (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) is also catalogued (lot 1868), but connections indicated earlier this week she would be scratched and train on in 2017. Also catalogued as fillies in/out of training are stakes-winning and Classic-placed 4-year-olds Irish Rookie (Ire) (Azamour {Ire}) (lot 1840), Jack Naylor (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}) (lot 1823) and Nymeria (Ger) (Soldier Hollow {GB}) (lot 1777); Group 3 winners Czabo (GB) (Sixties Icon {GB}) (lot 1876) and Divine (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) (lot 1875); and Group 3 winner and Group 1-placed Queen Catrine (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) (lot 1877).

The nine additional Group 1 winners or producers catalogued include Screen Star (Ire) (Toubougg {Ire}) (lot 1837), the dam of G1 Cheveley Park S. winner Lumiere (Ire) (Shamardal); Shermeen (Ire) (Desert Style {Ire}) (lot 1725), who has produced G1 Phoenix S. winner Sudirman (Henrythenavigator); and Posteritas (Lear Fan) (lot 1810), the dam of G1 Prix Jean Prat winner Mutual Trust (GB) (Cacique {Ire}). The latter is among the 58 mares/fillies in the ever-popular Juddmonte draft, which features 24 half-sisters to Group 1 and 2 winners.

Also fielding a large draft is Godolphin, its 76 including Group 1 winners Baila Me (Ger) (Samum {Ger}) (lot 1470), Folk Opera (Ire) (Singspiel {Ire}) (lot 1460), Forty Greeta (Arg) (Roar) (lot 1478), Full Rose (GB) (Aqlaam {GB}) (lot 1551) and Punctilious (GB) (Danehill) (lot 1461), as well as Group 2 winner The Miniver Rose (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}) (lot 1541) in foal to Dubawi (Ire).

“The Tattersalls December Sale has been Europe's premier dispersal of top-class breeding stock since 1886, and we have a top-class catalogue with which we bring our 250th year to a close,” said Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony. “As ever, mares purchased at the December Sale have produced Group 1 winners in every corner of the world in 2016, and it is the unique diversity of the December Sale which sets it apart from all others and which every year attracts the international buyers in such numbers.”

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