Auctav Winter Breeding Catalogues Online

The Winter Breeding Sale catalogues, featuring lots from all disciplines, was unveiled by Auctav on Wednesday. Held on Thursday, Dec. 1, beginning at 11 a.m., the Auctav Winter Breeding Stock Sale of Stallion Shares features stallion shares and breeding rights of trotters, National Hunt and Flat stallions. Lot 4 is a half-share in three-time Group 1 winner Persian King (Ire), while there is also a breeding right in G1 Irish Derby hero Latrobe (Ire) as lot 5. Later on Dec. 1 beginning at 4 p.m., there will also be the...

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Auctav Breeding Stock Sales Announced

Breeding stock sales, for several breeds, will be held on Nov. 23 and Dec. 1, respectively, Auctav announced. The November Sale is dedicated exclusively to Purebred Arabians, while the Dec. 1 sale is open to Flat horses, National Hunt horses (Thoroughbred and AQPS) and trotters. Arnaud Angeliaume, Auctav General Director, said, "I am delighted with the creation of these two sales. The Auctav Arabian Autumn Sale shows the ability we have had to set up dynamism in the Purebred Arabian market and more particularly in this breeding aspect. "As for...

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Just A Princess Tops Arqana Grand Steeple Sale

Arqana's Grand Steeple Sale at Saint-Cloud Racecourse grossed €2,313,000 with 29 lots sold from 35 (83%) through the ring. The Magdalen Bryant Dispersal accounted for €1,043,000 of that total, which consisted of the first 21 lots in the catalogue. The average was €79,759 and the median was €55,000. An even 10 lots made six figures or better, and it was the AQPS Just A Princess (Fr) (Ivanhowe {Ger}) (lot 5), a member of trainer David Cottin's consignment and part of that dispersal, that topped the sale. The sophomore was knocked...

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Two NH Horses-in-Training Added to Arqana Online March Catalogue

Young jumpers Bachelier (Fr) (Coastal Path {GB}) and Hispanic Moon (Fr) (Spanish Moon) have been added to the Arqana Online Horses-in-Training Sale slated for Friday, Mar. 26, the sales company announced on Tuesday. Second on his debut over hurdles at Auteuil, the 4-year-old gelding (lot 5) will be offered by Daniela Mele. David Cottin consigns AQPS 4-year-old filly Hispanic Moon (lot 6), who has won consecutive starts over hurdles and was fourth in the G3 Prix de Guilledines in 2020. The sale begins at 2 p.m. local time and ends...

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Seven Wild Cards Added to Arqana Summer Catalogue

Some of the wild cards for the Arqana Summer Sale have been announced, Arqana revealed on Monday. The seven horses-in-training will go under the hammer along with the rest of the catalogue-consisting of 2-year-olds and horses-in-training--on July 20. Lot 124, AQPS Herbiers (Fr) (Waldpark {Ger}), won at Moulins and is consigned by Mathieu Brasme; while Augustin Adeline de Boisbrunet offers 4-year-old geldings Gin Coco (Fr) (Cokoriko {Fr}) (lot 140, AQPS) and lot 125, Melanos (Fr) (Blue Bresil {Fr}). The placed Trezy Boy (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}) (lot 141) hails from...

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