Octobre Rose Cancer Fundraiser A Success

Buyers and vendors at the October Sale | Zuzanna Lupa

Almost €15,000 was raised at the Octobre Rose fundraising initiative in association with the Centre Francois Baclesse in the fight against cancer during the Arqana October Yearling Sale, the sales company announced on Thursday.

Beginning on Monday, Oct. 16 and lasting through Friday, Oct. 20, vendors and members of the Arqana team took part in a charity step challenge. Their participation and the sale of 556 caps, raised a total of €14,329.89 for charity, with all proceeds going to the cause.

The Centre Francois Baclesse, located in Caen, Normandy, is one of 18 cancer centres in France. The funds raised will support the centre's triple mission of care, research and teaching.

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