Arqana Online

Mathletic Hammers For €500k To Top Arqana Online

Kingman (GB)'s Mathletic (Fr) (lot 1), second by a neck in the G3 Prix de Fontainebleau, topped the Arqana Online December Sale at €500,000 from Ballymore Stables Australia/Paul Moroney Bloodstock. Also second in the Listed Prix Tantieme, the dual winner is a half-brother to GIII Seaway S. heroine Marbre Rose (Smart Strike), as well as the stakes-winning multiple graded-placed Gidu (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) and the Listed Prix de Saint-Cyr victress Aviatress (Ire) (Shamardal). The extended family features GI Selene S. winner Zoftig (Cozzene) and her Grade I-winning daughters Zo Impressive...

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Share In NH Stallion No Risk At All To Sell At Arqana Online

A late addition to the Dec. 15 Arqana Online December Sale is a share in Grade 1-siring National Hunt stallion No Risk At All (Fr) (My Risk {Fr}) as lot 20. The chestnut is a half-brother to champion jumper Nickname (Fr) (Lost World {Ire}), and has sired four Grade I winners over jumps to date. His stores sold for up to €195,000 this year, and he stands for a fee of €18,000.

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Catalogue Unveiled For Arqana August Online Sale

The inaugural Arqana Online August Sale catalogue is now online. Consisting of Flat and National Hunt horses-in-training and a mare and filly out of training, the sale is set to begin at 3 p.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. French time on Aug. 26. Heading the catalogue is lot 1, the 95-rated 4-year-old Tornadic (GB) (Toronado {Ire}), who has won three times this season. He is joined by German Group 3 winner Sahib's Joy (Ger) (Soldier Hollow {GB}) (lot 2). Jean-Claude Rouget will offer the dual winner Viatore (Ire) (Siyouni...

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Arqana Releases 2022 Online Sale Dates

Following the release of its Apr. 6 Pop-Up Sale, the schedule for the Arqana Online Sale calendar was announced by the sales company on Thursday.  There will be four formal Arqana Online Sales set for the second half of the year and several pop-up sales, that have yet to be announced. The quartet of online sales are as follows: Friday, Aug. 26 Thursday, Oct. 13 Thursday, Nov. 22 Thursday, Dec. 15 Since the creation of the Arqana Online Sale platform, 25 mixed sales have been held, with listed winners Vedevani...

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Arqana Unveils Pop-Up Sales, First Scheduled For Apr. 6

Expanding Arqana Online, Arqana is launching pop-up sales, with the initial five-lot sale taking place on Wednesday, Apr. 6 from 4-6 p.m. local time. The first sale catalogue features Burkina Faso (GB) (Mukhadram {GB}) (lot 1), who is a half-sister to Group 2 winner Angel Power (GB) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) in foal to smart, young sire Zarak (Fr); lot 2, Bonito Cavallo (Fr) (The Grey Gatsby {Ire}), who was runner-up on his Flat debut and filled that spot again in his first try over hurdles; Impaire Et Passe (Fr)...

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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 Sold For €380,000

Three stallion shares and a breeding right were offered during Arqana's Online sale on Thursday, and it was a 1/50 share in France's soon-to-be-crowned champion first-season sire Zarak (Fr) that topped the sale on a bid of €380,000 from Martin Schwartz Racing. Schwartz is based in New York but has had plenty of success racing fillies purchased in France, including the likes of GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf winner Zagora (Fr), the Classic-winning Stacelita (Fr), GI Garden City S. winner Alterite (Fr) and GI Spinster S. scorer Asi...

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Territories Breeding Right Part of Arqana Online Sale

A trio of stallion shares and a breeding right in Group 1 sire Territories (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) will be offered during the Dec. 16 Arqana Online Sale. Sold as lot 4, the breeding right in the sire of G1 Prix de l'Opera winner and €3-million Arqana December topper Rougir (Fr) entitles the buyer to one covering per year. The Darley stallion stands for £10,000 at Dalham Hall Stud near Newmarket. Also selling are 1/50th shares in Zarak (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}) (lot 1), who already has two Group 1-placed runners;...

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Breeding Rights to Showcasing and Havana Gold Added to Arqana Online

Joining the breeding rights and stallion shares announced earlier by Arqana, the Nov. 23 Online Sale will also offer breeding rights in Showcasing (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) and Havana Gold (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}). The sire of a pair of G1 Commonwealth Cup S. winners in Quiet Reflection (GB) and Advertise (GB), Showcasing (lot 8), who stands at Whitsbury Manor Stud, has sired 10% stakes winners from all of his crops to date. Also responsible for Group 1 winner Mohaather (GB), the bay stands for £45,000 and the breeding right allows...

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Stallion Shares and Breeding Rights For Sale on Arqana Online

A selection of stallion shares and breeding rights, anchored by 1/50th of a share in top French sire Siyouni (Fr) (Pivotal {GB}) (lot 1), will be offered at the Arqana Online Sale on Nov. 23. Seven lots have been revealed so far, and His Highness The Aga Khan's bay continues to go from strength to strength this season after his son Sottsass (Fr)'s victory in the 2020 G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. In 2021, Siyouni is responsible for St Mark's Basilica (Fr), a dual Classic winner of four Group...

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Miami Voice Tops Arqana Online Sale

Miami Voice (Ire) (Shalaa) (lot 1), a debut winner at Fontainebleau on Mar. 12 for trainer Alessandro Botti, topped three lots sold during Arqana Online's latest sale on Friday. The 3-year-old colt was bought for €250,000 by Mandore International Agency and Meridian International, with Nicolas de Watrigant explaining the transaction was made on behalf of a partnership. "We've bought him for a syndicate that is made up of Alain Jathiere, Gerard Augustin-Normand, Carlo Ancelotti and Sol Kumin", de Watrigant said. "He'll continue his career with Alessandro Botti." Miami Voice is...

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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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