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Kodiac Gelding Tops Virus-Impacted HK International Sale

The first of two sessions of the Hong Kong International Sale took place Saturday morning in the parade ring at Sha Tin Racecourse, having been postponed from Hong Kong Derby weekend in mid-March owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. Some 16 lots, purchased in Europe and South America, were scheduled to go under the hammer before five withdrawals earlier in the week left 11 ready-to-run gallopers to be offered. Owner Kerm Din, who campaigned one of the HKIS's most notable graduates in the form of 'TDN Rising Star' and MG1SW Pakistan...

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Kodiac Half to GISW Part of Goffs UK Premier Catalogue

The catalogue for the Goffs Uk Premier Yearling Sale, which includes a Kodiac (GB) half-brother to Grade I winner Slumber (GB) (Cacique {Ire}) (lot 121), is now online. Slated for Aug. 27-28, the sale sees 469 yearlings set to go under the hammer. Notable graduates from the sale include six-time Group 1 winner Laurens (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}), Royal Ascot Group 1 winner Advertise (GB) (Showcasing {GB}), and this year's G2 Norfolk S. and G3 Albany S. winners A'Ali (Ire) (Society Rock {Ire}) and Daahyeh (GB) (Bated Breath {GB}), respectively. Consigned...

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