Three Lots Added To Auctav March Sale

Three more lots have been added to the Auctav March Sale set for Mar. 29. Dream Ahead 2-year-old Perhaps Traou Land (Fr) (lot 8) is a half-brother to seven winners and will be offered by trainer Edouard Monfort. Monfort said, "This colt is still growing. He should be ready late spring or early summer. I bought him at the sales, I liked him a lot. He is a late season-born colt. He is well made and has a good temper. From what he shows in the morning, he is very...

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Prince Gibraltar Filly Leads Auctav March Sale

The first lots for the March Auctav Sale catalogue are now online and the list includes recent Fontainebleau maiden winner Soleil d'Arizona (Fr) (Prince Gibraltar {Fr}), a 3-year-old daughter of SW Roxanne (Fr) (Falco). The bay filly won the 2200 metre test on Mar. 8 by two lengths. "She's a very good filly who still has some margin," trainer Francois Monfort said. "Soleil d'Arizona will only get better. She came back from her race very well. For her debut, she needed some rhythm, that's why I chose to run her...

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Sophie Teixeira Joins Auctav As Bloodstock Manager

Sophie Teixeira has joined Auctav as a bloodstock manager, and she will begin her new role on Mar. 1. She will work alongside Toby Jones, Jacob Pritchard Webb for Flat and NH profiles, and Anthony Grueau, who works for the trotting industry. Holding a Master's in marketing and a Master's Equine Sciences and Business (BESB) degree from AgroDijon Institute, Teixeira interned at Haras de Fresnay-le Buffard and also spent two years working for the International Racing Bureau (IRB). Part of the commercial department of Haras de la Hetraie for another two-year...

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Share In Almanzor One Of The Stars Of The Auctav February Sale

A variety of stallion shares across multiple breeds and disciplines, as well as a breeding right, a broodmare and a yearling, make up the Auctav February Sale catalogue. Set for Feb. 22 from 6 to 6:30 p.m. local time, the sale features shares in stallions like Group 1 sire Almanzor (Fr) (lot 8), G1 Prix Ganay victor Dariyan (Fr) (lot 9), Triple Threat (Fr) (lot 3) and Van Beethoven (lot 15) among others. Lot 11 is a breeding right in young stallion Cloth Of Stars (Ire), and lot 4 is...

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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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'Jackpot' Tops Auctav's NH Sale

Jackpot De Choisel (Fr) (Great Pretender {Ire}) (lot 83c) topped the Auctav National Hunt Sale when selling for €200,000 to CAVA Associates at Haras des Rouges Terres on Wednesday. The 3-year-old gelding, consigned by Haras de Fresneaux, was a debut bumper winner at Royal-la-Palmyre and will continue his career in Ireland. Second on the leaderboard was the yearling Olympic Story (Fr) (Masked Marvel {GB}) (lot 1), offered by Haras de Clairefontaine. She hammered for €95,000 to NBB Racing, who also bought an additional four lots for a total aggregate of...

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Auctav Rouges Terres NH Sale Catalogue Out On Equineline

Auctav's Rouges Terres NH Sale is now on Equineline for the first time. The catalogue is also available on Auctav's website. "It is an excellent tool used by many professionals, explained Arnaud Angeliaume, Auctav General Director. "It allows an enriched experience of consulting catalogues and taking notes for a sale. Given that many buyers, investors or bloodstock agents use this service, it seemed appropriate to complete our already complete online offer with Equineline, which has won the favor of the entire industry."

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Mangoustine Relative Catalogued in Auctav May Online Sale

Ourebi (Frankel {GB}), who is a half-sister to the dam of G1 French 1000 Guineas heroine Mangoustine (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}), has been catalogued as lot 8 in the Auctav May Online Sale on May 25. Consigned by Al Shahania Stud France, the bay is out of GIII Miesque S. heroine Louvain (Ire) (Sinndar {Ire}), herself the dam of GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf victress Flotilla (Fr) (Mizzen Mast), stakes winner Louvakhova (Maria's Mon), and the stakes-placed Big Five (GB) (Frankel {GB}). In addition, Ourebi's half-sister Zotilla (Ire) (Zamindar)...

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Doctor Dino Season To Raise Money for Ukraine Children

The Doctor Dino Syndicate will offer a season to the stallion through the Auctav online auction site Mar. 30, with all the proceeds to be donated to Unicef to help children in Ukraine. The season will be listed as "0" at the top of the sale which will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (French Time) on This is an unconditional sale, payable upon receipt of the invoice, and the nomination must be used during the 2022 or 2023 breeding season, by a Thoroughbred or a AQPS...

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Pritchard Webb Joins Auctav

Jacob Pritchard Webb, a former jockey and work rider in France who was left paraplegic after an accident, has joined Auctav as its representative in England and Ireland. "I've teamed up with Auctav because they are a young and new company that so far have been successful with its concept of online auctions," said Pritchard Webb. "I believe they have a talented team who source the best horses possible and to be a part of that for me is brilliant." "Jacob Pritchard Webb will be the repesentative of Auctav in...

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Djelo Tops Auctav November Sale

The winning 3-year-old gelding Djelo (Fr) (Montmartre {Fr}) brought a sale-topping €140,000 from bloodstock agent Guy Petit during the Auctav November Sale on Wednesday. Offered as lot 1bis by Ecurie Augustin de Boisbrunet, the bay won at Nancy and is going to trainer Venetia Williams. Petit was also in action for lot 3bis, Zopito (Fr) (No Risk At All {Fr}), who was consigned by Jerome Delaunay. Placed on debut, he made €55,000 and will be trained by Stuart Coltherd. For the full results, please visit the Auctav website. "This last...

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