Flat sale

Auctav Hosts Exclusively Flat Sale Oct. 14

Auctav will conduct its first sale exclusively dedicated to Flat horses on Saturday, Oct. 14. Offered both online at Auctav's website and at Haras de Bois Roussel, the catalogue includes horses in training and yearlings, in addition to broodmares and foals. Highlighting the broodmares is lot 84, Lovera (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}), who is in foal to Hello Youmzain (Fr); Sommerfee (Fr) (Casamento {Ire}) (lot 67), who is responsible for four black-type performers carrying to Recoletos (Fr); and Piscine De Ruinart (GB) (Zoffany {Ire}) (lot 76), who is the sister of...

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Auctav Launches Exclusively Flat Sale

Auctav will host its sale of foals, yearlings, broodmares, and horses in training at Haras de Bois Roussel Oct. 14, with inspections taking place Oct. 12-13. The exclusively Flat sale auction will be held both on site and online. "Thanks to our installation at Bois Roussel, we can expand our ambitions and provide optimized conditions for hosting horses," Arnaud Angéliaume, CEO of Auctav, said. "Our first visitors were so impressed that it quickly became evident to establish this new sale for flat horses. We are delighted to have met their...

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Bella Veneta Tops Tattersalls Ascot November Sale

The 3-year-old filly Bella Veneta (GB) (Belardo {Ire}) took top honours during the one-day Tattersalls Ascot November Sale on Thursday, when selling for £30,000 to Paramount Timber. Consigned by Wayne Hawkins as lot 64, the bay daughter of World Class (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) won a novice at Bath in April, and is currently rated 75. Second dam Out West (Gone West) foaled a trio of stakes winners led by G1 Derby ace Motivator (GB) (Montjeu {Ire}) and G2 Hardwicke S. hero Macarthur (GB) (Montjeu {Ire}). Shade Oak Stud's unraced sophomore...

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Quartet Of Wildcards Join Arqana Autumn Sale

Four more horses have been entered in the Arqana Autumn Sale as wildcards and will sell on Nov. 14 alongside the 233 Flat and National Hunt horses-in-training already revealed. Francis-Henri Graffard trainee Carini (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) (lot 344) is a stakes-placed three-time winner and is rated 102. He is joined by Garachico (GB) (Ribchester {Ire}) (lot 343), who ran third in the G3 Prix Noailles this term for Carlos Laffon-Parias and is rated 99. Two wildcards hail from the Jean-Claude Rouget yard--the winners Frank Stella (Fr) (Frankel {GB}) (lot 346)...

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'Blue' Tops Tattersalls August Online Sale

Barbados Blue (Ire) (Getaway {Ger}) (lot 8) topped the Tattersalls Online August Sale on Wednesday, selling for 90,000gns to Richard Venn Bloodstock. In foal to Golden Horn (GB), the Crimbourne Bloodstock-consigned 8-year-old sports wins on the Flat, over hurdles and jumps, and was second in the Listed Lady Godiva Mares' Novices' Chase. She is also a half-sister to More Buck's (Ire) (Presenting {GB}), a listed-chase winner. A breeding right in successful Flat stallion Showcasing (GB) was offered as lot 34, and made 60,000gns on a bid from Tinnakill House Stud....

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Medaglia d'Oro Colt Shines During The First Day Of The Arqana Summer Sale

A son of Medaglia d'Oro (lot 33) topped the first session of the Arqana Summer Sale at €220,000 in Deauville on Thursday. Offered by MC Thoroughbred, Marco Bozzi Bloodstock snapped up the May third foal, with Bozzi bidding beside Alessandro Botti on behalf of Prince Saud bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. "He's a lovely colt by Medaglia d'Oro, a stallion that has had a lot of success in Saudi Arabia," said the agent. "We've been following the colt for a while already, and we went to see him in...

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Quintet Of Wild Cards Join Arqana Summer Sale

Five more wild cards were added to the Arqana Summer Sale in Deauville on Friday. Scheduled for June 30-July 1, the two-day stand has gained lot 420, the Pia and Joakim Brandt-trained Areen (Giant's Causeway), who is a half-brother to the stakes horse Royale By Nature (Ire) (Myboycharlie {Ire}). Alexandra Rosa will consign the placed Queen Clemence (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}) (lot 442) from the family of G1 Prix du Jockey Club hero Blue Canari (Fr) (Acatenango {Ger}); while Daddy Long Legs (Fr) (Almanzor {Fr}) (lot 443), out of the listed...

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Tattersalls Ascot March Catalogue Released

The catalogue for the Mar. 31 Tattersalls Ascot March Sale is now online. Comprised of 102 lots, there are 22 fillies and mares in/out of training, 63 colts and geldings in/out of training, 11 point-to-pointers, a pair of 2-year-olds and four store horses. Many leading stables have horses catalogued, including Barbury Castle Stables, Bective Stud, Closutton Stables, Cullentra House, Godolphin, Kingsley Park, Lodge Hill Stables, Saxon Gate and Park House Stables. Of the nine lots consigned by Godolphin, Angel's Thunder (Ire) (Night of Thunder {Ire}) (lot 59) is the highlight,...

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Joint Toppers at Tattersalls Online

The Tattersalls Online August 17th Sale concluded its one-day run on Tuesday with co-toppers at 26,000gns. The Kodi Kid (Ire) (Kodi Bear {Ire}), lot 24, was the first of the pair to sell and was picked up by Paul Wildes from the consignment of Andrew Balding's Park House Stables. A two-time winner from six starts so far, the 3-year-old gelding is rated 87 and is out of a half-sister to Scandinavian champion sprinter Easy Road (GB) (Compton Place {GB}), who won the G3 Polar Cup. Matching The Kodi Kid's price...

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Goffs February Sale Part II Perseveres

Holding a Thoroughbred auction during the COVID-19 pandemic has not been without its challenges, and the Goffs February Sale has faced more than most. First, the sale was split into two parts, and the Mar. 2 Part II was re-scheduled for Mar. 11, but as Irish coronavirus restrictions were extended, Goffs had no choice but to move Part II online. Goffs and vendors alike can take heart from the fact that the live online format has achieved some notable results this season, and there are 84 National Hunt and Flat...

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