Arqana Breeze-up Sale

Arqana Breeze Up Sale Could Be Moved to June

The Arqana Breeze Up Sale, which released its catalogue earlier this week, could be rescheduled for either June 3 or 4 depending on the COVID-19 situation, the sales company announced on Saturday. Currently, the sale is slated for May 9, with breezes to take place the day prior. This format would be maintained if the sale is moved to early June. Deauville Racecourse will continue to play host for the breezes, regardless of when it is actually conducted. "In the midst of a crisis that is affecting us all, we...

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Arqana Breeze Up Catalogue Offers Le Havre Son of Jet Setting

A colt by Le Havre (Ire) out of G1 Irish 1000 Guineas heroine Jet Setting (Ire) (Fast Company {Ire}) is one of 165 juveniles catalogued for the Arqana Breeze Up Sale. The one-day sale is slated for Deauville on May 9, but that date is subject to change due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In 2019, former Arqana Breeze up graduates War of Will (War Front) and Channel (Ire) (Nathaniel {Ire}) claimed the GI Preakness S. Stateside and the G1 Prix de Diane, respectively. Sprinkled throughout the 38 consignors are...

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Arqana Maintains Breeze Up Sale Dates Despite COVID-19

The Arqana Breeze Up Sale, despite the coronavirus pandemic, will keep its May 8-9 schedule, the French sales company announced on Tuesday. A provisional catalogue will be online on Mar. 25, however changes may occur to this timeline, depending on COVID-19 and the response required to maintain the health and safety of all participants. The closing date for the Arqana yearling and store sales has been moved to Apr. 3, while the planning of yearling and store inspections is underway. These will occur as confinement measures allow, as France is...

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Transatlantic Pinhooks On The Classic Trail

A year after War Of Will (War Front) won the GII Risen Star S., another Arqana Breeze-up Sale graduate, Mr Monomoy (Palace Malice), landed the same race (which was divided this year) and is also on course for the American Classics. The Brad H Cox-trained colt currently heads the leaderboard on the road to the Kentucky Derby with 52 points and he is not the only graduate of the 2019 sale in Deauville to have an eye on the Run for the Roses. Ete Indien (Summer Front) was runner-up to...

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