European yearling sale

Inns Of Court Filly Shines At Goffs Autumn

An Inns Of Court (Ire) half-sister to Group 3 winner Caught U Looking (Ire) (Harzand {Ire}) topped the first session of the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale on Wednesday. Part of The Castlebridge Consignment, the bay (lot 385) is out of Wild Mix (GB) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}) and sold to Johnny Murtagh and Linehan Bloodstock for €50,000. Since the catalogue was published, Caught U Looking won the G3 Park S. Under the second dam are group winners Double Or Bubble (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) and Mix And Mingle (Ire) (Exceed And...

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Full-Brother To Sottsass Part Of Arqana's October Yearling Catalogue

A full-brother to Arc hero Sottsass (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) (lot 59) is one of the highlights of the upcoming Arqana October Yearling Sale from Oct. 17-21. Divided into three parts with a total of 731 yearlings on offer, the sale will feature 228 yearlings beginning at 11 a.m. in Part 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Wednesday's session kicks off Part 2 with 119 lots, and Thursday's session sees another 190 lots set to sell, with both days beginning at 2 p.m. Part 3 begins at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct....

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Yoshito Yahagi Snaps Up 1 Million Wootton Bassett Colt In Deauville

A bay son of Wootton Bassett (GB) and G3 Prix Miesque heroine Magic America (High Yield) (lot 281) caught the eye of Japanese trainer Yoshito Yahagi to the tune of €1 million during Sunday's Arqana August Yearling Sale. Part of Anna Sundstrom's Coulonces draft, the April foal is a half-brother to Look Around (GB) (Kingman {GB}), who won the Listed Star S. and was placed twice at Group 3 level. The pair's dam, who was second in the G1 Prix Morny, has also produced the G3 Prix du Calvados second...

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Godolphin Snaps Up Dubawi Colt For 1.25 Million At Arqana

Lot 21, a son of Dubawi (Ire) and the Invincible Spirit (Ire) mare Pretty Spirit (GB), was the first yearling to break the seven-figure mark at Deauville's Arqana August Yearling Sale when selling for €1.25 million to Anthony Stroud on behalf of Godolphin on Friday. Consigned by Ecurie des Monceaux, the bay is out of a half-sister to three-time Group 1 winner Persian King (Ire) (Kingman {GB}), who has his first yearlings this year. This is the extended family of G1 Prix Ganay hero Planteur (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}).  ...

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Top-Quality Catalogue Unveiled For Books Two-Four At Tattersalls October

The catalogues for Books 2-4 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale are now online. Book 2 comprises 819 yearlings from Oct. 9-11. Book 3 is 649 lots from Oct. 12-14, and Book 4 features 110 yearlings on Oct. 14. Top-level winners Emily Upjohn (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}), Dubai Honour (Ire) (Pride Of Dubai {Aus}), and Romantic Warrior (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) are also past graduates of the sales. There are own or half-brothers and sisters to an impressive 212 group and listed winners including the Kingman (GB) half-brother to Group...

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Solid Final Session Wraps Arqana August

DEAUVILLE, France--Gestut Ammerland, the famed German nursery of such luminaries of the turf as Lope De Vega (Ire) and Hurricane Run (Ire), stole the limelight during the concluding session of Arqana's August Sale with a New Bay (GB) granddaughter of the homebred Deutsches Derby winner and Arc-placed Borgia (Ger) (Acatenango {Ger}). John and Thady Gosden had already left Deauville earlier in the day following Sunday's success of stable star Palace Pier (GB) (Kingman {GB}) in the G1 Prix Jacques Le Marois for the second year running. But, through Arqana's Freddy...

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BBAG Yearling Sale Catalogues 223 Yearlings

The one-day BBAG Yearling Sale in Baden-Baden will see 223 yearlings go through the ring on Sept. 3, as the catalogue was announced on Thursday. Selling will start at 10 a.m., with the sale offering 32 siblings or half-siblings to group winners and six of the yearlings are half or full to Group 1 scorers. Overall, 52% of the yearlings are either out of black-type dams or are siblings to black-type horses and the majority of the yearlings are eligible to run for the lucrative BBAG auction races. Among the...

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Alcohol Free Half-Sister Anchors Tattersalls December Yearlings

The catalogue for the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale, featuring a Starspangledbanner (Aus) half-sister to Group 1 winner Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never), is now online. One of 173 yearlings set to sell at Park Paddocks on Nov. 23, the half-sister to the G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine and French listed winner Alexander James (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) (lot 119) will be offered by Knockatrina House. Overall, there are full- or half-siblings to 37 group and listed winners in the catalogue, among them five Group 1/Classic winners. There are 13 yearling...

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