Siblings to 22 G1SWs Catalogued for Deauville Select Sale


Magic Wand, a 2016 Arqana graduate | Bronwen Healy

The Arqana Deauville Select Sale, which contains full- or half-siblings to 22 Group 1 winners among its 492-strong catalogue, will take place in Deauville on Sept. 24-26. Graduates of the rescheduled sale-which is usually held as the Arqana August Sale–have made an impact on the international stage, with French Classic hero Sottsass (Fr) (Siyouni {Ire}), G1SW Magic Wand (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) and three-time American Grade I winner Uni (GB) (More Than Ready) among their number. Despite the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, a total of 98 stallions are represented, while there are also 96 yearlings out of black-type winners.

Perennial champion sire Galileo has seven yearlings set to go under the hammer, including Ecurie des Monceaux colts out of G3 Prix Minerve heroine Golden Valentine (Fr) (Dalakhani {Ire}) (lot 103) from the family of Goldikova (Ire) (Anabaa); a full-brother to Group 1 winner Magic Wand (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) as lot 199; and lot 230, out of a Cape Cross (Ire) half-sister to G1SW Plumania (GB) (Anabaa). La Motteraye Consignment brings a colt and filly, respectively, to the Deauville ring-lot 4 from GSP Zut Alors (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) and thus a half-brother to Classic heroine Precieuse (Ire) (Tamayuz {GB}); and the first foal out of MGSW Realtra (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) (lot 203). Another with an appealing international pedigree is Haras des Capucines filly lot 54, the daughter of listed winner Come to Heel (Ire) (Elnadim), herself a full-sister to the GSW Pasar Silbano (Ire) (Elnadim), edam of GSW & MG1SP Zousain (Aus) (Zoustar {Aus}). G1 Falmouth S. heroine Giofra (GB) (Dansili {GB})’s filly (lot 100) will be offered by Haras de la Perelle.

Monceaux also offers a Dubawi (Ire) half-sister (lot 251) to US champion and MGISW Sistercharlie (Ire) (Myboycharlie {Ire}), the aforementioned MG1SW Sottsass and GSW My Sister Nat (Fr) (Acclamation {GB}), one of six in the sale for the Darley sire. He also is represented by a half-sister to G1SW Biz the Nurse (Ire) (Oratorio {Ire}) (lot 34) from Allevamento Le Gi.

Other lots of note are: a full-sister to dual G1 Prix du l’Arc de Triomphe heroine Treve (Fr) (Motivator {GB}) as lot 269 from her breeder Haras du Quesnay; Haras d’Etreham’s half-brother (lot 274) by Almanzor (Fr) to MGISW Uni; a colt by Frankel (GB) out of G1SW Baltic Baroness (Ger) (Shamardal) from Gestut Ammerland as lot 30; another Frankel (GB) colt, this time from Ballylinch Stud, who is a half-brother to G1SW and Classic placed Al Wukair (Ire) (Dream Ahead) (lot 144); Haras du Logis Saint Germain offers a Gleneagles (Ire) half-brother (lot 277) to G1 French 1000 Guineas heroine Dream and Do (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}); and G1 Coronation S. heroine Watch Me (Fr) (Olympic Glory {Ire})’s Elvstroem (Aus) half-brother (lot 286) from the consignment of Haras du Petit Tellier; G1SW Polydream (Ire) (Oasis Dream {GB})’s yearling half-sister (lot 194) by Siyouni (Fr) from Ecurie des Monceaux; lot 173, a half-sister to G1SW African Rose (GB) (Observatory) by Churchill (Ire) from the Haras d’Etreham consignment; lot 239, a Teofilo (Ire) colt out of G1SW Silca’s Sister (GB) (Inchinor {GB}) consigned by Haras de Grandcamp; and lot 39, a Dream Ahead filly who is a half-sister to MG1SW Addeybb (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) from Haras de Montaigu. There is one lot, lot 124, by the late Arrogate (Unbridled’s Song) from Haras de Colleville out of the GSP Kenriya (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}).

During the 2019 Arqana August Yearling Sale, 228 yearlings sold of 304 offered (75%), with an average of €187,671 and a median of €125,000. The aggregate was €42,789,000. Topping last year’s sale was the Dubawi (Ire)-Prudenzia (Ire) (Dansili {GB}) filly Philomene (Ire), who sold to Godolphin for €1,625,000 from the Ecurie des Monceaux draft.

Part 1 of the sale will take place on Sept. 24-25 beginning at 2 p.m. each day, while Part 2 of the sale will begin at 11 a.m. on Sept. 26. This rescheduling will allow international buyers to take part in the three main European sales in a single visit. For the complete catalogue, go to

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