Acclamation (GB)

Rathbarry Roster And Fees Announced

Acclamation (GB) will stand for €25,000 in 2024, tops for the Rathbarry Stud roster, the stud announced on X. The sire of 67 stakes winners, he covered 62 mares this term. In 2023, the 24-year-old sired five stakes winners, including G1 Cox Plate winner and Hong Kong wunderkind Romantic Warrior (Ire). Other stars include Group 3 winners Garrus (Ire) and Orne (Ire), in the G3 Abernant S. and G3 Horris Hill S., respectively. Joining Acclamation is second-year sire State Of Rest (Ire), who will stand for a slightly lower fee...

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Al Shaqab's Orne Makes All For Horris Hill Triumph

Al Shaqab Racing's Orne (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}--Pellucid {GB}, by Excelebration {Ire}) followed up a Sept. 22 debut success at Kempton with a fourth over one mile in last month's G3 Autumn S. and regained the winning thread with a pillar-to-post victory in Saturday's rescheduled G3 Betfred Horris Hill S. at Newmarket. The 10-1 chance was swiftly into stride and tanked along on the front end through halfway. Nudged along passing the quarter-mile marker, he came under sterner urging approaching the final furlong and, despite drifting left in the closing stages,...

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French Sprinter Bouttemont To Stand At Rathbarry Stud 

French-trained sprinter Bouttemont (Ire), acquired by a syndicate headed by Kevin Blake and Jack Cantillon, will retire to Rathbarry Stud at the end of the season. A fee will be announced later. Bouttemont will stand alongside his sire Acclamation (GB) at Rathbarry and will bid to enhance his stallion credentials in the Flying Five and Prix de l'Abbaye for trainer Yann Barberot and his new connections. Paul Cashman of Rathbarry Stud commented, "We have followed Bouttemont's career with great interest with him being a son of Acclamation. He showed just...

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Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale Catalogue Now Online

The catalogue for the 2023 Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale, which is set to take place on Sept. 19-21, is now available to view online. The auction will have 506 lots on offer for Part I on Sept. 19-20, with 256 more lots selling during Part II on the final day. The September Yearling Sale has produced 53 individual 2-year-old winners to date throughout Ireland, UK, France, Italy and Hungary, as well Group 3 and listed success at home and abroad. Last year, trainer Stefano Botti purchased G3 Premio Primi...

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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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Sioux Nation Filly Popular At Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale

The two-day Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale concluded on Thursday with a filly by Sioux Nation heading the final session at €72,000. Consigned by Noel O'Callaghan's Mountarmstrong Stud, lot 663 is a granddaughter of the G3 Prix du Bois winner Ela Merici (Fr)  (Beaudelaire {Fr}) and was bought by the father-and-son team of Con and Neil Sands of Bronson Racing. The filly will be trained by Joseph O'Brien, who currently trains Bronson Racing's 92-rated winning juvenile Goa Gajah (Bay A Bali {Brz}). A Mehmas (Ire) colt (lot 481) and a filly...

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Half-Sister To Dewhurst Hero Chaldean Anchors Tattersalls December Foal Catalogue

A Kingman (GB) half-sister to G1 Dewhurst S. hero Chaldean (GB) (Frankel {GB}) (lot 1025) is one of the highlights of the 1172-strong catalogue for the Tattersalls December Foal Sale which is now online. The sale will be held from Nov. 23-26 and will begin at 10 a.m. each day. There are a total of 161 full- or half-siblings to group and listed winners, among them 11 Group 1 winners. Besides the Kingman filly offered by Whitsbury Manor Stud, half-brothers to G1 1000 Guineas heroine Cachet (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}) (lot...

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Breeding Right to Aclaim Added to Tatts Online

A breeding right to Aclaim (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) has been added to the May 5 Tattersalls Online Sale. The catalogue can be viewed at Bidding opens at 10.00 a.m. and closes from midday. Standing at the National Stud, Aclaim is responsible for recent G1 1000 Guineas heroine Cachet (Ire). His first crop includes group/listed performers Group 2 runner up Jacinda (GB) and listed placed Woman of Ciprea (GB) and Beautiful Black (GB). The full Breeding Right agreement and deed of sale available by request via email to [email protected]. Also...

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Tattersalls Guineas Breeze-Up and HIT Catalogues Released

The catalogues for the Tattersalls Guineas Breeze-Up and Horses-in-Training Sale were released on Wednesday. There are currently 206 2-year-olds and 120 horses-in-training ready to go under the hammer on Apr. 28. Beginning at 9 a.m. local time on Apr. 26, the breezes will take place over Newmarket's Rowley Mile Racecourse. They will be shown live on the Tattersalls website and on the Tattersalls Facebook page. Graduates of the sale won group races in Britain, France, Germany and the U.S. in 2021, led by top-level winners Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}) and...

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Acclamation's Accakaba Remains Unbeaten In The Calvados

Three-for-three at La Teste de Buch culminating in the six-furlong Listed Criterium du Bequet July 25, the Wertheimers' Accakaba (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) rose to the occasion once again on Saturday to emerge best in Deauville's G2 Prix du Calvados. Left adrift initially on this first start over seven, the Christophe Ferland-trained bay followed her compatriot Fleur d'Iris (GB) (Shamardal) up the middle of the track away from the other trio led by the British raiders Oscula (Ire) (Galileo Gold {GB}) and Fast Attack (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}). Cajoled into contention by...

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Sisters to Expert Eye and Anthony Van Dyck Debut

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Thursday's Observations features full-sisters to Group 1 winners. 1.20 Newmarket, Mdn, £25,000, 2yo, f, 6fT INVIGILATE (GB) (Acclamation {GB}) is a notable debutante to open Newmarket's July Festival as a full-sister to Juddmonte's GI Breeders' Cup Mile hero Expert Eye (GB). Trained like that past luminary by Sir Michael...

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Arqana V.2 Yearling Catalogue Released

The Arqana v.2 Yearling Sale, which took a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will return to its home in Deauville directly after the Arqana August Sale. A one-day event, the Aug. 17 sale features 146 colts and fillies geared toward precocity on the racecourse. Current poster girl is 2021 G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches heroine Coeursamba (Fr) (The Wow Signal {Ire}), while earlier distinguished alumni include fellow French 1000 Guineas heroine Teppal (Fr) (Camacho {GB}) and Olmedo (Fr) (Declaration of War), who won the colts' equivalent in...

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