Born To Sea (Ire)

Haras Des Faunes 2024 Roster Announced

The four-horse roster at Haras des Faunes for next year was reported by Jour de Galop on Saturday. Responsible for G1 Prix Royal-Oak third Tashkhan (Ire) and G3 Prix Reservoirs hero Tulipa Chope (Fr), Born To Sea (Ire) holds pride of place at €4,500. His rostermates include Gutaifan (Ire) at €3,500. His Fev Rover (Ire) has secured a brace of Grade I victories in North America this year. Marianafoot (Fr), who will stand his second season at stud and has moved from Haras de Saint-Vincent, is €2,200. The fourth stallion...

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ParisLongchamp: Double Major Takes Aim at the Royal-Oak

With Europe's leading stayers either having taken part in Champions Day or roughed off for the season, Sunday's G1 Prix Royal-Oak at ParisLongchamp has a wide-open feel with only the Wertheimers' Double Major (Ire) (Daiwa Major {Jpn}) holding any kind of mystique. Successful in the track's G2 Prix Chaudenay on Arc weekend, the Christophe Ferland-trained 3-year-old has considerable upside taking on established  marathon specialists in a race that has seen his age group prevail in five of the last eight renewals and three of the last four. With the likes...

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Born To Sea's Tulipa Chope Best In the Reservoirs

Having beaten the subsequent G3 Prix des Chenes winner Zabiari (GB) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) in the Listed Criterium du FEE at Deauville in August, Alain Jathiere's Tulipa Chope (Fr) (Born To Sea {Ire}) took the next step up the ladder in her stride when returning to Normandy to capture Wednesday's G3 Prix des Reservoirs. Settled in behind the leader early by Theo Bachelot, the Stephane Wattel-trained bargain €5,000 Osarus September graduate was travelling best turning in and tanked her way to the front two out. Chased to the line by...

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Muhaarar's Fee Increased to 7.5k At Haras Des Faunes

Multiple Group 1 winner Muhaarar (GB), fresh off a season that included 13 stakes winners and 20 stakes horses among his progeny, will stand for an increased fee of €7,500 at Haras des Faunes, Jour de Galop reported on Thursday. The sire of 18 black-type winners total, the 10-year-old was priced at €5,000 in his first year at Haras des Faunes this term. Bran (Fr), Trevaunance (Ire) and Polly Pott (GB) all celebrated Grade or Group 2 victories in 2022, while Paris Peacock (Ire) struck at Group 3 level alongside...

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