2-year-old sale

One World Colt Tops Cape Racing's 2023 Ready To Run Sale

Leading the way at Cape Racing's Ready To Run and Unbroken 2-Year-Old Sale at Hollywoodbets in Durbanville on Sunday was a colt (lot 48) by freshman sire One World (SAf) (Captain Al {Saf}). He went to One World's former trainer Vaughan Marshall for R1.4 million (£60,593/€69,590/$73,683). The colt, who breezed very well earlier in the day, is out of a stakes-winning Silvano (Ger) mare. "He is a lovely colt with good conformation, and he put up an excellent piece of work," said Marshall. "We are very pleased to have secured...

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BSA November 2YO Catalogue Released

A 152-strong catalogue for the Bloodstock South Africa November 2-Year-Old Sale has been released by the sales company on Thursday. Slated for the TBA Complex in Germiston, South Africa, the sale will begin at 11 a.m. local time on Nov. 26. One of the highlights is a Duke Of Marmalade (Ire) half-brother to Equus Champion Nebraas (SAf) (Vercingetorix {SAf}). Some of the sires with juveniles catalogued include: Danon Platina (Jpn), Fire Away, Flower Alley, Gimmethegreenlight (Aus), Lancaster Bomber, Legislate (SAf), Master Of My Fate (SAf), Querari (Ger), Rafeef (Aus), The...

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Rafeef Colt Tops BSA August 2yo Sale

During the first session of the BSA August Two-Year-Old Sale, a colt by Rafeef (SAf) topped proceedings at R1 million to Jonathan Snaith. Part of the Wilgerbosdrift draft, the bay has already been named Aristotle (SAf) and is out of the Ford Wood mare Athina (SAf). The dam won the G1 SA Fillies Classic and is a relative to Grade 1 winner Heir Apparent (SAf) (Fort Wood). Of the 137 lots offered, 127 sold (93%) for a gross of R25,905,000. The average was R203,976 and the median was R150,000.

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Zarak Stores Fill Top Two Spots At Arqana's Summer Sale

A colt (lot 251) and a gelding (182), both by Zarak (Fr), make €240,000 and €125,000, respectively, to fill the first two places as the Arqana Summer Sale kicked off in Deauville on Wednesday. The pair of stores were both sold by the Channel Consignment. Thursday's topper, who set a new record top price for a store at the sale, is out of a full-sister to G1 Prix Cambaceres hero Nirvana Du Berlais (Fr) (Martaline {GB}) and went to the session's leading buyer Guy Petit on behalf of Edward James....

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200,000gns Farrell 'Freak' Shares Top Billing At Guineas Sale

NEWMARKET, UK--Nobody prospecting breeze-up horses here on Thursday will have needed reminding that there is "many a slip twixt cup and lip." For one thing, the perils of the horse trade had been tragically amplified by the shocking accident that had meanwhile claimed the colt who set a sale record at Doncaster the previous week. The highest price recorded in the opening Horses-in-Training session here, meanwhile, actually represented only a quarter of the sum for which the same horse had been knocked down in the same ring last October. Nonetheless...

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American Stallions Represented Among Nine Wildcards In Arqana Breeze-Up Catalogue

Nine more juveniles have been catalogued for Arqana's upcoming Breeze-Up Sale on May 13. Among them is a granddaughter of group winner Sea Of Heartbreak (Ire) (Rock Of Gibraltar {Ire}) by Sea The Stars (Ire) (lot 186); lot 187, a colt by Mehmas (Ire) from the family of Classic winner Resless Kara (Fr) (Akarad {Fr}); Too Darn Hot (GB)'s lot 191, a colt out of a sister to Group 1 winner Cityscape (GB) (Selkirk); and a colt out of Grade I winner Lady Speightspeare (Speightstown) by Calyx (GB) (lot 194)....

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Breezes Held At La Teste-De-Buch For Osarus Breeze-Up Sale On Thursday

The breezes for the Osarus Breeze-Up Sale were held over the training track at La Teste-de-Buch on Wednesday. Just over 50 lots remain in the sale set for Thursday in the south-west of France. Some of the lots of note include a colt by Dark Angel (Ire) (lot 9) consigned by Ard Erin Stud from the family of G1 Prix Marcel Boussac heroine Rosanara (Fr) (Sinndar {Ire}) and a colt by Acclamation (GB) (lot 65) who is kin to multiple group winner Signora Cabello (Ire) (Camacho {GB}); and M.C. Thoroughbreds...

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Havana Grey Filly One Of A Trio Of Wildcards Added To Tattersalls Guineas And HIT Sale

A 2-year-old filly by Havana Grey (GB) and two other wildcards have been added to the Tattersalls Guineas Breeze-Up and Horses-in-Training Sale which will be held on May 4. From Yeomanstown Stud, lot 356 is out of Prezzie (GB) and is from the extended family of G1 Gran Criterium winner Hearts Of Fire (GB) (Firebreak {GB}). Joining her is a colt by first-season sire Ten Sovereigns (Ire) from Diego Dias Bloodstock. Offered as lot 357, the son Leala (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) is a half-brother to GI Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint...

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Guineas Breeze-Up And Horses-In-Training Catalogue Released By Tattersalls

The catalogue for the 2023 Tattersalls Guineas Breeze-Up and Horses-in-Training Sale is now online. Breezes will take place at Newmarket's Rowley Mile Racecourse at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3. The horses-in-training portion of the sale, featuring 154 lots, will begin at 9:30 a.m. on May 4. There are 201 lots for the breeze-up sale, which begins at 2 p.m. later that same day. Past graduates of the Guineas Breeze-Up Sale include crack sprinter and multiple Group 1 winner The Platinum Queen (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}), G2 Beresford S. hero...

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Seven Juveniles Supplemented To April TTA Sale

Seven juveniles have been supplemented to the Texas Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, adding to an already record-setting number of horses cataloged. HIP 187--a filly by Dialed In who is a half to a stakes winner and from the family of MSW Gray Attempt. Consigned by 1880 Bloodstock. HIP 188--a filly by freshman stallion Catholic Boy who is from the family of MGSW Tax, MGSW Yell, and MGIW Elate. Consigned by 1880 Bloodstock. HIP 189--a filly by Tapwrit who is a half to two winners and from the family of GSW...

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Dubai Breeze-Up Catalogue Revealed By Goffs

A 73-strong catalogue of 2-year-olds for the Goffs Dubai Breeze-Up Sale on Mar. 21 is now online. Slated for 5 p.m. in the Meydan Racecourse Parade Ring, the sale's breezes will take place the day prior at the Dubai Racing Club Training Track at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Mar. 20. Held for the first time in 2022, the inaugural sale has already produced 13 individual winners in five countries and there are also several group-placed horses. Among the best graduates is the winner Labeling (GB) (Frankel {GB}), who is also...

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Dubai Breeze-Up Sale Returns In 2023 With Partnership Between DRC & Goffs

The 2023 Dubai Breeze-Up Sale in association with Goffs, organised by the Dubai Racing Club in cooperation with Goffs, will return to the sales calendar in 2023. Slated for Meydan Racecourse in the week leading up to Dubai World Cup night, just like the 2022 inaugural edition, the sale will be confined to a maximum of 69 juveniles carefully selected by the Goffs inspection team. Travel subsidies will be available to vendors and all entries will again undergo a full veterinary examination prior to departure to ensure full transparency and...

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