Speak Of The Devil To Be Offered At Arqana December


Speak Of The Devil | Scoop Dyga

Speak Of The Devil (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}-Moranda {Fr}, by Indian Rocket {GB}) will be offered at Arqana's December Breeding Stock Sale on Dec. 4.

The winner of her lone 2-year-old start in 2019 for owner Rashit Shaykhutdinov and trainer Fabrice Chappet, Speak Of The Devil was second, beaten a nose by Dream And Do (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}), in the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches of 2020. Fourth in the G1 Prix Rothschild two months later, Speak Of The Devil earned a first black-type win in ParisLongchamp's Listed Prix de Saint-Cyr over seven furlongs last October. Transferred to Frederic Rossi in July, Speak Of The Devil picked up another listed win in Deauville's one-mile Prix de la Calonne and was third, beaten a neck, behind Mother Earth (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) and ahead of the subsequent G1 Prix de l'Opera victress Rougir (Fr) (Territories {Ire}) in the latest edition of the Rothschild. Speak Of The Devil was last seen finishing sixth in the G1 Prix de la Foret on Oct. 3.

Speak Of The Devil is a half-sister to the triple middle-distance Group 3-winning Morando (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}), with plenty more stakes winners on the page tracing back to the Pouliches-winning fourth dam Silvermine (Fr) (Bellypha {Ire}).

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