German Oaks

German Oaks Winner Muskoka To Be Offered At Arc Sale

Muskoka (Ger), the brilliant winner of the G1 German Oaks, will be offered at the Arc Sale at Arqana on Saturday, September 30 at Saint-Cloud. A winner at two, the Henk Grewe-trained filly won the Listed Henkel Stutenpreis at Düsseldorf in May before landing the G3 Brümmerhofer Stuten-Meile at the beginning of July at Hamburg.  She followed that success up with a top-level triumph in the German Oaks at Düsseldorf on August 6 in the colors of Stall Golden Goal, managed by Lars-Wilhelm Baumgarten.  Muskoka is sold with an entry...

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German Derby/Oaks Entries Close Wednesday

Nominations for next season's G1 154th IDEE Deutsches Derby and G1 Henkel-Preis der Diana (German Oaks) close Wednesday. The former contest, scheduled for July 2 at Hamburg, has already attracted a swathe of notable entries including Paul Vandeberg's hitherto unraced filly Tiara Hilleshage (Ger) (Adlerflug {Ger}), who is a homebred full-sister to last term's G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Torquator Tasso (Ger). "She is an elegant filly who, like her brother, needs time and the focus is on her 3-year-old season," said trainer Marcel Weiss earlier this year....

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Maxios's Diamanta Takes the Diana

One of the outsiders for Sunday's G1 Henkel-Preis der Diana at Dusseldorf, Gestut Brummerhof's Diamanta (Ger) (Maxios {GB}) made strides on her previous best to put her peers in the shade on the day that counted. Breaking well to bag the rail as one of the leading contenders Ismene (Ger) (Tertullian) unseated her rider exiting the stalls, the 24-1 chance enjoyed a stalking trip in third under Maxim Pecheur before taking over from the 29-10 favourite Durance (Ger) (Champs Elysees {GB}) approaching the final furlong and asserting for a 1...

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