Anthony Stroud

Roaring Book 2 Trade Bucks Trend at Tattersalls

NEWMARKET, UK—Apparently there's a global pandemic in progress, but that didn't thwart the appetite for bloodstock at Tattersalls on Tuesday as the second session of Book 2 bucked trends in what has been a tricky sales season to date. "Considering what else is going on in the world, we are very lucky this is going ahead," said David Cox of Baroda Stud after selling one of the day's most successful pinhooks. It is a sentiment that has been repeated often in recent weeks as the yearling sales have continued while...

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Dubawi Day As Book 1 Continues

By Emma Berry & Alayna Cullen NEWMARKET, UK—When the G1 Moyglare Stud S. winner Intricately (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) appeared in the December Mares' Sale of 2017, she was one of the leading lights at 1.7- million gns, and her first foal went a long way to recouping some of that investment on Wednesday. The colt by Dubawi (Ire) was one of seven yearlings by the sire bought by Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin operation through the first two days and the most expensive yearling of the second session at 1.1- million...

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Frankel Sister To Golden Horn Brings 2-Million Gns at Tattersalls

A Frankel (GB) filly out of Fleche d'Or (GB) (Dubai Destination)--and therefore a half-sister to Derby and Arc winner Golden Horn (GB) (Cape Cross {Ire}) and listed winner Eastern Belle (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB})--became the highest-priced filly and third millionaire during the opening session of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale on Tuesday when hammered down to Anthony Stroud late in the session for 2-million gns. Stroud bought all three of the sessions seven-figure lots on behalf of Godolphin. The filly was consigned by Norelands Stud.

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Dubawi Colt Is New Tattersalls Topper At 2.1-Million Gns

Anthony Stroud had gone to 1.1-million gns on behalf of Godolphin early in the first session of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale for a Frankel (GB) colt out of Attraction (GB) from Floors Stud. The same agent went back to that source when outbidding Coolmore for the sale's second millionaire, a Dubawi (Ire) colt from Floors Stud out of Attraction's Grade III-winning daughter Cushion (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), for a new sale-topping 2.1-million gns. Coolmore co-bred the colt with Floors Stud. Attraction's son and grandson are thus far...

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Frankel Colt Out Of Attraction Makes 1.1-Million Gns At Tattersalls

The name Godolphin appeared alongside three lots at Arqana's Select Sale last month and was absent entirely from the Goffs Orby Sale but Sheikh Mohammed returned with intent to Book 1, with agent Anthony Stroud signing for five lots on his behalf within the first two hours of trade, including Floors Stud's son of Frankel (GB) and Attraction (GB) (Efisio {GB}), who was the first seven-figure lot of the week at 1.1 million gns. Andrew Balding bid 1 million gns inside the ring for lot 41 but Stroud made the clinching bid...

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MG1SW Persian King to Stand at Haras d'Etreham in 2021

MG1SW Persian King (Ire) (Kingman {GB}-Pretty Please {Ire}, by Dylan Thomas {Ire}) will stand at Haras d'Etreham in 2021, Etreham announced on Tuesday. The stud and SF Bloodstock in association with Darley and Dayton Investments will be involved with the three-time Group 1 winner's stallion career. A fee for the Sept. 6 G1 Prix du Moulin hero, who will join Almanzor (Fr), Hello Youmzain (Fr), City Light (Fr) and Scissor Kick (Aus), will be announced later. His final race will be the G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on...

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