Auctav

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 www.auctav.com. 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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Purplepay Unsold at €1.35m as Milldam Makes €145k at Auctav

The latest Auctav Flash Sale concluded on Thursday, with G1 Criterium International third Purplepay (Fr) (Zarak {Fr}) unsold at €1,350,000 and 3-year-old gelding Milldam (Fr) (Martaline {GB}) knocked down for €145,000 to Lucy Snowden. Placed three times hurdling, Milldam (lot 1) is from the family of Dayladam (Fr) (Cyborg {Fr}) and Polidam (Fr) (Trempolino). He will be trained by Jamie Snowden and is bound for the Cheltenham Festival. Co-owners Jean-Pierre Dubois and Ecurie Hunter Valley will be keeping Purplepay (lot 2). Trained by Cedric Rossi, the filly has only been...

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Purplepay To Be Offered On Auctav

Purplepay (Fr) (Zarak {Fr}), winner of the Haras de Bouquetot - Criterium Arqana and third in the G1 Criterium International last weekend, will be offered in an Auctav Flash Sale on Nov. 4. A €100,000 Arqana October yearling, Purplepay broke her maiden at fourth asking and in her second try over a mile four weeks before taking the Criterium Arqana by four lengths. She was a staying on third behind the colts Angel Bleu (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) and Ancient Rome (War Front) in the Gran Criterium, clocking the fastest...

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Icone d'Aubrelle Brings €150,000 at Latest Auctav Sale

The latest Auctav Flash Sale saw winning 3-year-old gelding Icone d'Aubrelle (Fr) (Cokoriko {Fr}) bring €150,000 from Highflyer Bloodstock. A winner at Bordeaux-le-Bouscat, Icone d'Aubrelle is from a versatile Aga Khan female family that has performed with credit on the Flat and over jumps. "He's not a particularly precocious horse but he has a lot of improvement. I really liked when he won in Bordeaux after making a huge mistake at the penultimate hurdle. He will have a break for six months to let him grow and strengthen. He will...

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Auctav To Offer Purplepay

Purplepay (Fr) (Zarak {Fr}), winner of the Haras de Bouquetot - Criterium Arqana on Saturday, will be offered as part of an Auctav Flash Sale on Friday, Oct. 8. Trained by Cedric Rossi for Jean-Pierre-Joseph Dubois, Purplepay broke her maiden at third asking on Sept. 4 at Marseille Borely before following up in the race for graduates of the Arqana October Yearling Sale. Arnaud Angeliaume, managing director of Auctav, said, "We thank Jean-Pierre Dubois for his trust. Our Auctav Flash Sale offers quality horses such as Purplepay a chance to...

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Auctav's July Catalogue Released

The Auctav July Online Sale features a diverse catalogue, with almost half of the 20 offerings broodmares in foal. Five Flat mares are carrying to dual Group 3 winner Chachnak (Fr) (Kingman {GB})-Blue Mood (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) (lot 6), Great Trip (Lemon Drop Kid) (lot 13), Peace City (Fr) (Elusive City) (lot 15), Pyramid Street (Street Sense) (lot 16), Aimante (Fr) (Dansili {GB}) (lot 18), and the winner Candinie (Bernardini) (lot 19). Dourada (Fr) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}), lot 10, is in foal to Triple Threat (Fr) (Monsun {Ger}). The...

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Auctav Show Sale Topped By Ivanhowe Colt

Auctav's July 3 Show Sale saw a weanling colt by Ivanhowe (Ger) take highest honours when selling for €33,000 to Nicolas Bertran de Balanda's NBB Racing on Sunday. The chestnut (lot 10), a son of Changing Times (Fr) (Martaline {GB}) herself a full-sister to G1 EBF Mares Champion Hurdle third Karalee (Fr) (Martaline {GB}), was offered by breeder Jean-Marie Callier. NBB Racing was also in action for the second dearest lot on the day, lot 14, another weanling colt bred and presented by Callier. The son of Bande (Ire) and...

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Auctav's June Catalogue Released

Auctav's June Sale catalogue is now online. Slated for June 23, the 13-strong catalogue features a mix of Flat, National Hunt and Trotting horses. The single Flat horse set to go under the hammer is Sean The Legend (Fr) (Born To Sea {Ire}). Consigned by Lara Kovenko as lot 8, the chestnut's dam is a half-sister to black-type winner The Tulip (Ire) (Lawman {Fr}).

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Gris de Gris Filly Tops Auctav May Sale

Consigned by trainer Daniela Mele, Houka D'Oudairies (Fr) (Gris de Gris {Ire}) (lot 6) topped the Auctav May Sale at €101,000 to NBB Racing on Wednesday. The grey AQPS, who will be trained in England by Gary Moore, had been successful in a pair of bumpers on Apr. 25 and May 20 in France. A share in trotting stallion Boccador de Simm (Rieussec) (lot 3) sold for €23,500 to Christophe Bridault, while Trotting Bloodstock bought a share in Gu D'Heripre (Coktail Jet) (lot 10) for €42,000. "Buyers and sellers are...

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