Auctav

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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Auctav Releases Latest Online Catalogue

New French sales company Auctav has unveiled the entries for its fourth online sale, which is to be held on Wednesday, May 26, from 5pm to 7pm. The mixed sale consists of 14 lots ranging from unbroken young stock, horses in training, trotters and a trotting stallion share.  Among the Thoroughbred offerings is the 5-year-old mare Penjing (Fr) (Olympic Glory {Ire}), who is sold in foal to Kendargent (Fr) and with a colt foal at foot by Galiway (GB). Consigned by Haras des Marais, the unraced mare is a half-sister...

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Latest Auctav Catalogue Released

A catalogue of 23 horses--divided between trotting, Flat and National Hunt offerings--has been released for the Apr. 21 Auctav Sale. Among the Flat lots of interest is unraced 2-year-old filly Lanesend (Fr) (Sommerabend {GB}) (lot 3), consigned by P. Van de Poele, who is a half-sister to the SP Lord Achilles (Fr) (Rio de la Plata), while Jane Soubagne will offer lot 17, the winning sophomore gelding Sweeper Chop (Fr) (Goken {Fr}). There are also yearlings by Dariyan (Fr) (lot 4) and Zarak (Fr) (lot 10), a colt and filly,...

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Auctav Holds Inaugural Sale

Online auction house Auctav held its inaugural sale this week, with 12 lots representing a mix of flat, jumping and trotting stock on offer. Seven lots were sold, with top billing going to a well-bred trotting filly foal by Facetime Bourbon out of Union d'Urzy for €121,000. A breeding right to 2018 G1 Irish Derby winner and first-season Haras d'Etreham sire Latrobe (Ire) was unsold at €12,000. The firm's next sale will be on Apr. 21. Auctav President Louis Baudron said, "This was a successful first for Auctav, and we...

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