French sales

Arqana Series Set to Debut in 2023

The Arqana Series, five races for colts and fillies offered at the Deauville sales, will be unveiled in 2023. The series, which will be contested between Deauville and ParisLongchamp, will offer £1.2 million in guaranteed minimum prize money. Races will highlight the August Meeting at Deauville (Aug. 10) and the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe weekend (Sept. 30). Eligible sales for the 2023 series are: 2022 August Yearling Sale 2022 September Yearling Sale 2022 October Yearling Sale 2022 November Yearling Sale 2023 Breeze Up Sale (2-year-olds) Additionally, foals that...

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Txope Heads Seven Additions to Arqana Summer Sale

Classic winner Txope (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) heads a septet of new additions to the Arqana Summer Sale, which will be held June 29 through July 1. A total of 145 horses-in-training on the flat and over the jumps are already catalogued. Trained by Philippe Decouz on behalf of Ecurie Griezmann, the winner of the G2 German 1000 Guineas will be offered as Lot 421. She is out of the black-type mare Power of the Moon (Ire) from the family of dual group winner Zinziberine (Zieten). Offered as Lot 471, Havana...

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