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Lope De Vega's La Filomena Anchors Trade At Arqana

The second and final day of the Arqana Summer Sale featured both breeding stock and horses in training, and it was one of the latter contingent, La Filomena (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) (lot 480), who proved the most expensive at €395,000 on a bid from Stuart Boman of Blandford Bloodstock on behalf of Speriamo Bloodstock's Larry Young. Offered by Jean-Claude Rouget, who led the way as a vendor during the second day with six sold for a gross of €734,000, the George Kent-bred 3-year-old filly placed at two and...

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Wildcard My Lyka One Of Four Added To Arqana Summer Sale

Dual winner My Lyka (GB) (Intello {Ger}) is one of four wildcards added to the Arqana Summer Sale on July 4-6 in Deauville. Consigned as lot 449, the 98-rated 4-year-old was most recently fourth in the G2 Grand Prix de Chantilly. The other wildcards are lot 495, Full Of Shade (Fr) (No Risk At All {Fr}), who was second over hurdles in her second start; the placed hurdler Sun Joy (Fr) (Hunter's Light {Ire}) (lot 496); and Le Grande Yves (Fr) (Triple Threat {GB}) (lot 497), a two-length winner over...

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Diverse Catalogue For The Arqana Summer Sale Revealed

A varied catalogue featuring 92 2-year-olds, 162 2- and 3-year-old stores, 151 horses-in-training, and 80 fillies and mares comprise the upcoming Arqana Summer Sale. Flat-bred 2-year-olds will breeze at Deauville Racecourse beginning at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. The first day of the sale will consist of Flat-bred 2-year-olds and stores on Wednesday, July 5, while breeding stock and horses-in-training will sell the day after. Both sessions will begin at 11 a.m. American Grade I winner Chez Pierre (Fr) (Mehmas {Ire}) was sourced as a juvenile out of this...

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Masked Marvel Share Brings 50k At Auctav February Sale

A 1/50th share in prominent jumps stallion Masked Marvel (GB) (lot 18) made €50,000 as a private sale to Trotting Bloodstock during Auctav's February Sale on Wednesday. The stallion has sired G1 Grand Steeple Chase de Paris winner Sel Jem (Fr), as well as numerous other black-type winners across Europe. Trotting Bloodstock's Florent Fonteyne said, "I bought Masked Marvel's share for a client who is an established breeder who owns young NH broodmares." Fonteyne also snapped up lot 13, 10 shares in young stallion Van Beethoven for €22,000. The Scat...

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Keeneland November Gets Underway

LEXINGTON, KY--The industry action moves back to Keeneland Monday, just two days after the Lexington oval hosted the Breeders' Cup, for the 10-day Keeneland November Sale, which runs through Nov. 16. The auction opens at 1 p.m. Monday with a single session Book 1, containing 240 head. Thirty minutes prior to that however, Keeneland offers the chance of a lifetime, a 2.5% fractional interest in the undefeated and sensational GI Breeders' Cup Classic winner Flightline (Tapit). It will be part of their first metaverse experience. (Click here for full story)....

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BC Contender Among Latest FTKNOV Supplements

Two additional horses have been supplemented to the Fasig-Tipton November Sale, including a Breeders' Cup contender. LADY HOLLYWOOD (GB) (Havana Grey {GB}) (Hip 317): A 2-year-old filly who defeated males in the G3 Prix d'Arenberg at Paris Longchamp Sept. 1. She is also a stakes winner in Ireland and will make her next start in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. She is consigned as a racing/broodmare prospect by St. George Sales, agent. CAKE BABY (Stormy Atlantic) (Hip 318): Stakes placed during her racing career, she is the dam...

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Good Results at CTHS Ontario Mixed Sale

The Oct. 19 CTHS Ontario Mixed Sale saw three individuals share the top price of $35,000. The first was a yearling filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Richard G. Hogan, Agent, second a Kantharos yearling filly consigned by Hill 'N' Dale Sales Agency, Agent and Blurricane (Rebellion {GB}), a stakes-winning broodmare by Rebellion (GB) consigned by Ballycroy Bloodstock, Agent for Ken Lee, Dennis Mitchell and Dan and Gaye Bell. The average selling price of $9,396.00 was up significantly over 2021($4,251.64). The median this year was $6,250.00 versus ($2,000.00) last year....

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Three Horses Supplemented to KEENOV Book 1

Three horses, including a Grade III-winning juvenile filly, have been supplemented to Book 1 of the Keeneland November Sale. American Apple (American Pharoah), a 2-year-old filly who won the Oct. 8 GIII Matron S. at Belmont at the Big A and is a contender for the Nov. 4 GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint at Keeneland. KatieRich Farms consigns American Apple, who is cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect. Princess Julia (Distorted Humor), a daughter of champion Folklore, who is in foal to Medaglia d'Oro. She is consigned by...

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Goffs Releases February Sale Catalogue

Goffs has released the catalogue for its first sale of the year, its three-day February Sale, set to take place from Feb. 8 to 10 at Kildare Paddocks. There are 599 horses catalogued to the Goffs February Sale; the sale will begin with a selection of 2-year-olds and horses in training followed by short yearlings. It will conclude with breeding stock, with leading breeders and consignors like the Aga Khan Studs, Derrinstown Stud, Godolphin, Baroda Stud, the Irish National Stud, Oghill House Stud and The Castlebridge Consignment all bringing drafts,...

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Benie des Dieux Stars at November NH Sale

Five mares broke the six-figure mark during the fifth and final day of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale, and Benie des Dieux (Fr) (Great Pretender {Ire}) was undoubtedly the star of the show. Offered by Closutton Stables, the bay went for €350,000 to MV Magnier/Bective Stud. Sold as lot 1253, she is a three-time Grade 1 hurdle winner and was in foal to Walk In The Park (Ire). Closutton also offered the third- and fourth-dearest lots-- lot 1254 and lot 1257, Buildmeupbuttercup (GB) (Sixties Icon {GB}) and Salsaretta...

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Keeneland November Kicks Off Wednesday

The sales action moves across town Wednesday with bidding on the first session of Keeneland November starting at 1 p.m. The 10-day auction, which runs through Nov. 19, opens with a single-session Book 1 comprised of 229 mares and weanlings, five of which were late supplements. The sale has five books in total and the last half of the final day will be dedicated to 285 Horses of Racing Age. "We have a lot of optimism," said Cormac Breathnach, Keeneland's Director of Sales. "We had an electric atmosphere starting in...

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Latest Fasig February Supplements Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued an additional 36 entries for its 2020 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale supplemental catalogue and they are now online. The latest entries include: Stakes winner Jenda's Agenda (Proud Citizen) (Hip 614), who is carrying her first foal by Justify. Jilted in the City (City Zip) (Hip 611), a full-sister to MGSW and sire Run Away and Hide. Evocative (Pioneerof the Nile) (Hip 610), a 3-year-old half-sister to MGSW Justwhistledixie (Dixie Union), who is the dam of GISW New Year's Day (Street Cry {Ire}), MGSW Mohaymen (Tapit), GSW Kingly...

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