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Breeding Right In Cracksman Tops Tattersalls Online

A breeding right in Group 1 sire Cracksman (GB) (lot 92) topped the Tattersalls Online January Sale at 50,000gns to Dan Astbury post sale. The Darley-based sire enjoyed a strong year with his progeny in 2023 anchored by undefeated Classic winner and G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Ace Impact (Ire), who now stands at Haras de Beaumont. Astbury said, "I am delighted to have purchased the breeding right in the exciting Cracksman on behalf of a client who is building up a very nice band of broodmares. The...

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Breeding Right To Havana Grey Anchors Tattersalls Online January Catalogue

Of the 95 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls Online January Sale from Jan. 17-18, the highlight is undoubtedly a breeding right in sire-on-the-rise Havana Grey (GB) (lot 95), who stands at Whitsbury Manor Stud. The grey is now the sire of the dual Group 1-winning juvenile Vandeek (GB) and other group winners Jasour (GB), Elite Status (GB), Mammas Girl (GB), Rumstar (GB), Eddie's Boy (GB), and Lady Hollywood (GB) among his best runners. There are also breeding rights in Cracksman (GB) (lot 92), the sire of the undefeated G1 Prix...

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Galiway Share Tops Final Arqana Online Sale For 2023

A share in Haras de Colleville stallion Galiway (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) was purchased by the Broadhurst Agency's Laurent Benoit for €160,000 to be the top-priced offering during Arqana's final online sale of the year Tuesday, Dec. 19. The rising 13-year-old is the sire of 14 black-type winners, eight at group level, including G1 Champion S. and G1 Prix Jean Luc Lagardere hero Sealiway (Fr) and Sunway (Fr), victorious in the G1 Criterium International. Galiway is also the sire of Vauban (Fr), a Group 3 winner on the flat and a...

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Q&A With Fasig-Tipton Digital Sales Director Leif Aaron

With the largest Fasig-Tipton online auction to-date underway--counting just over 300 diverse entries in its catalogue--their December Digital Sale is making this one to remember before it closes next Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. ET. Fasig-Tipton's Director of Digital Sales Leif Aaron took time out of his busy day to discuss with the TDN the numbers, the expectations, comparisons with the physical sales and a whole lot more, as the offerings unfold through the holiday weekend. TDN: It seems like every digital sale you are announcing a record number...

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Havana Grey Breeding Right Heads Tattersalls Online December Sale

A breeding right to Havana Grey (GB) will highlight 113 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls Online December Sale, which takes place Dec. 13-14. The sale includes 66 horses in/out of training, 16 foals, 13 broodmares, nine breeding rights, five yearlings, a pair of store horses, one point-to-pointer and a stallion. A breeding right to the son of Havana Gold (Ire) topped the Online November Sale at 280,000 guineas. This season's leading second crop sire has sired 16 group/listed winners and 31 group/listed performers in his first two crops, led by...

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Zarak Share Brings 420k To Top Arqana November Online Sale

The Aga Khan Studs' Zarak (Fr) took pride of place in Tuesday's Arqana November Online Sale, with a share in the Group 1 sire topping the sale at €420,000. Sold as lot 1 to 53 Racing, the share was one of 15 lots offered on the day. Zarak sired his first Group 1 winner in Germany this year with Zagrey (Fr), and is also represented by group winners Haya Zark (Fr), Parnac (Fr), Princess Zelda (Ger), and Shagara (Ire). Sire-of-the-moment Havana Grey (GB), who topped the first day of the...

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Record Number Of Entries Catalogued For The Tattersalls Online November Sale

A breeding right in sire-on-the-rise Havana Grey (GB) (lot 152) is one of the highlights of the catalogue of next week's Tattersalls Online November Sale, which was released this week. Featuring a record 154 entries of both Flat and National Hunt horses, the catalogue is comprised of 86 horses in- and out-of-training, 27 yearlings, 23 broodmares, eight foals, three point-to-pointers and seven breeding rights. Based at Whitsbury Manor Stud, the grey was named the leading European First-Season Sire of 2022, and his offspring continue to go from strength to strength....

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Half-Share In Wooded Among Arqana November Online Wildcards

A half-share in Group 1-winning sprinter Wooded (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) (lot 11) is among the three wildcard lots added to the Arqana November Online Sale on Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 4-6 p.m. The other two wildcards are both breeding rights, one in Grade 1-winning jumper Goliath Du Berlais (Fr) (Saint Des Saints {Fr}) (lot 10) and one in G1 Irish Derby hero Latrobe (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) (lot 12). The former has first 3-year-olds in 2024, while the latter has his first juveniles next term. For the full catalogue, please...

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Share In Zarak Anchors Arqana November Online Sale

A 1/50th share in Zarak (Fr) (lot 1) is one of nine stallion shares or breeding rights catalogued for the Arqana November Online Sale from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Aga Khan Studs' stallion is the leading stallion in France by number of winners in 2023 and has a percentage of 70% winners to runners. He sired his first Group 1 winner, Zagrey (Fr), in Germany this year and five other horses have placed at the highest level. Other stallion shares on offer include first-season sire City Light...

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ThoroughBid March Catalogue Available

The 37-lot ThoroughBid March Sale catalogue is now online. Set for Mar. 3 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on the ThoroughBid online platform, the sale features several entries from Ronan McNally including the 2020 Troytown winner The Jam Man (Ire) (Papal Bull {GB}) (lot 5) and Grade 2 scorer Dreal Deal (Ire) (Arvico {Fr}) (lot 17). Besides the horses-in-training, broodmares, and other young stock, there are also breeding rights available in Legends Of War (lot 28), Roseman (Ire) (lot 32) and established stallion Charming Thought (GB) (lot 36). James Richardson, CEO...

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Tattersalls Online February Sale Catalogue Revealed

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Online February Sale from Feb. 15-16 is now online. Featuring 52 lots, there are 38 Flat and National Hunt horses in- and out-of-training, three yearlings, three 2-year-olds, three point-to-pointers, and a trio of mares, as well as breeding rights in Darley stallions Profitable (Ire) (lot 49) and Ribchester (Ire) (lot 50). Trainer Hugo Merienne will offer smart jumper Petite Amadee (GB) (Pether's Moon {Ire}), who won her last start by 3 1/2 lengths at Cagnes-Sur-Mer on Dec. 16. The grey is out of Night Thunder...

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Pair Of Shares And A Breeding Right Added To The Arqana Online Sale

Two more stallion shares and a breeding right have been added to the Arqana Online January Sale on Jan. 31. A 1/48th share in Grade 1-winning jumper Nirvana Du Berlais (Fr) (Martaline {GB}) (lot 10) has been added to the catalogue. The share gives the right to two coverings a year in 2023 and 2024, followed by one covering a year beginning in 2025. Standing at Haras de la Hetraie for €6,500 this season, his first foals are juveniles. There is also a breeding right available in crack miler Ribchester...

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