Arqana Online Sale

Arqana Adds Second January Online Sale

Following the success of the Arqana Online Sale held Jan. 17, a second online sale will be held on Jan. 31 from 3-5 p.m. The catalogue is made up of four stallion shares and breeding rights and five purebred Arabians of racing age. Among the breeding rights and stallion shares will be an interest in dual Group 1 winner The Grey Gatsby (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}) (lot 6), a breeding right to multiple Group 2 winner Cloth of Stars (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) (lot 7), and a share in G1...

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Zarak Share Brings €460K at Arqana Online

Eight stallion shares and five breeding rights were offered at the Arqana Online Sale Tuesday, and leading the fray was a share in the Aga Khan stallion Zarak (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}), which realized top price of €460,000. Secured by Marius Cypres, the share was one of two purchased by the Bridge Consignment, who also went to €56,000 for a share in the Haras d'Etreham sire Almanzor (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}). "We're very happy," said Cyprès. "To be able to invest in a share in Zarak is a unique opportunity. He's...

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Magalen Bryant Online Sale Postponed

The sale of horses-in-training from the late Mrs. Bryant's estate, scheduled for Mar. 29 on ARQANA Online, has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. Given that the lots are being auctioned for legal reasons as part of her estate, it has been agreed with the Bryant family to hold the sale at a later date.

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Arqana Online to Offer Magalen Bryant Dispersal Horses-in-Training

The upcoming Arqana Online Sale will feature horses-in-training from the Magalen Bryant Dispersal. An owner, breeder, and a leading figure in the National Hunt World, Bryant's horses won at the highest level. Slated for 2:30 p.m. on Mar. 29, the sale has catalogued a total of 28 horses-in-training. Notable offerings include Iamastar (Fr) (Balko {Fr}) (lot 12), a 4-year-old AQPS gelding out of listed winner Victoria's Star (Fr) (Poliglote {GB}), who was placed at the graded level in 2021; another 4-year-old AQPS gelding, In Love (Fr) (Great Pretender {Ire}) (lot...

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Zarak Share Knocked Down For €350,000 at Arqana

A 1/50th share in rising sire star Zarak (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}) (lot 1) made €350,000 from Peter Brant's White Birch Farm to top the Arqana January Online Sale on Thursday. Already the sire of 18 first-crop winners, the son of Arc heroine Zarkava (Ire) (Zamindar) also has a pair of Group 1-placed runners, with one of them, Purplepay (Fr) bringing €2,000,000 at the Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale. Paul Harley Bloodstock shelled out €25,000 for a breeding right in Group 1 sire Territories (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) (lot 2) and...

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Zarak Share Leads The Way at Arqana

Charlie Gordon-Watson purchased a 1/50th share in His Highness The Aga Khan's Group 1 winner Zarak (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}) for €350,000 to top the Arqana Online Sale on Tuesday. Sold as lot 2, the promising young sire already has the Group 1-placed horses Times Square (Fr) and Purplepay (Fr). Fellow first-season sire Zelzal (Fr) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) (lot 3) also proved popular, with Meridian International's Ghislain Bozo extending to €125,000 for a 1/50th share in the G1 Prix Jean Prat winner. The Haras de Bouquetot stallion has 10 winners...

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