First Mare Scanned In Foal To Elarqam

The first mare covered by Elarqam (GB) at Haras de Saint-Arnoult has been tested in foal. Calima Mon Amour (Fr) (Shirocco {Ger}), already the dam of the Group 3-placed and listed winner Mascha (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}), has been scanned in foal on a single cover after delivering a foal by another young Saint-Arnoult stallion, Seabhac. She also has a yearling colt by Almanzor (Fr). Elarqam, a Group 2-winning son of two Guineas winners in Frankel (GB) and Attraction (GB) (Efisio {GB}), joined Haras de Saint-Arnoult in Normandy at the...

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Follow 'La Route' Online For 2021

The Route des Etalons was established in 2010 in an attempt to stimulate a flagging French stallion scene. A little over a decade on, it could be said that it's 'job done'. That doesn't mean that the annual open weekend of Normandy studs has been shelved. Its popularity has grown year on year for breeders and bloodstock pilgrims alike, and it is only a global pandemic that has stopped it run in 2021. It will, however, be staged online across this weekend, with videos of the 108 stallions involved shown...

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Mark Johnston On The Sales Review

Mark Johnston, Britain's winningmost trainer, gives up an update on some of his stable stars and shares his thoughts on the BHA's Review of the Buying and Selling Practices of Bloodstock and Racehorses.

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