Albigna (Ire)

MV Magnier Snaps Up Group 1 Winner Albigna For 3.7 Million At Goffs

G1 Prix Marcel Boussac heroine Albigna (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}--Freedonia {GB}, by Selkirk) was the first lot to clear seven figures at Goffs on Friday, selling for €3.7 million to MV Magnier. In foal to St Mark's Basilica (Fr), the 6-year-old (lot 1212) is already the dam of a Wootton Bassett (GB) yearling colt who brought €460,000 during the Goffs Orby Sale earlier this year. She was consigned by Baroda Stud on behalf of the Niarchos family. "She is a lovely mare," Magnier told the TDN's Brian Sheerin. "The whole Niarchos...

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Albigna Returns in the Snow Fairy

Friday's card at The Curragh sees the Niarchos family's G1 Prix Marcel Boussac heroine Albigna (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) getting back down to business in the G3 Snow Fairy Fillies S. Last seen finishing sixth in the G1 Irish 1000 Guineas here June 13, the homebred who was also successful in the G2 Airlie Stud S. and fourth in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf during last term was jarred up during the mile Classic and has been found an ideal reintroduction by Jessie Harrington. "It's a comeback race, so...

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Albigna Camp Mulling Options

Jessica Harrington has "various options" as the next target for Group 1-winning filly Albigna (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}). The 3-year-old holds entries for both the G3 Green Room Meld S. at Leopardstown on Saturday and the G1 Juddmonte Irish Oaks at The Curragh a week later, and could take up either engagement. After winning her first two juvenile starts, including a Group 2 success in the Airlie Stud S., the filly finished sixth behind subsequent dual Classic winner Love (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) in the G1 Moyglare Stud S. before claiming a...

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