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Another For Magnier As Coronation Winner Alpine Star Hammers For 6 Million At Goffs

Group 1 winner Alpine Star (Ire) (Sea The Moon {Ger}--Alpha Lupi {Ire}, by Rahy) brought €6 million and was the second seven-figure lot of the day during the Goffs November Breeding Stock sale when selling to MV Magnier. Consigned by Kiltanan Castle Stud for the Niarchos family, lot 1240 is carrying to Frankel (GB). She is a half-sister to the European champion Alpha Centauri (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}), who won four Group 1 races, as well as a full-sister to G1 Moyglare Stud S. winner Discoveries (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}).   ⭐️...

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MV Magnier Snaps Up Group 1 Winner Albigna For 3.7 Million At Goffs

G1 Prix Marcel Boussac heroine Albigna (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}--Freedonia {GB}, by Selkirk) was the first lot to clear seven figures at Goffs on Friday, selling for €3.7 million to MV Magnier. In foal to St Mark's Basilica (Fr), the 6-year-old (lot 1212) is already the dam of a Wootton Bassett (GB) yearling colt who brought €460,000 during the Goffs Orby Sale earlier this year. She was consigned by Baroda Stud on behalf of the Niarchos family. "She is a lovely mare," Magnier told the TDN's Brian Sheerin. "The whole Niarchos...

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Group 1 Winner Teona Joins Tattersalls December Mare Sale

G1 Prix Vermeille heroine Teona (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) will be offered during the Tattersalls December Mare Sale from Dec. 4-7. In foal to Frankel (GB), the 5-year-old daughter of G1 Pretty Polly S. victress Ambivalent (Ire) (Authorized {Ire}) is a half-sister to G2 Prix Hocquart hero Al Hilalee (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}). Teona, from the family of G1 Prix de l'Abbaye winner Total Gallery (Ire) (Namid {GB}) was a 280,000gns purchase out of the 2019 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1. Also third in the GI Breeders' Cup Turf,...

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Onesto Will Stand At Haras d'Etreham Upon Retirement in 2024

Group 1 winner Onesto (Ire) (Frankel {GB}--Onshore {GB}, by Sea The Stars {Ire}), who is bound for the Breeders' Cup next month, will stand at Haras d'Etreham in 2024, the French stud announced on Tuesday. Bred by Diamond Creek Farm in Ireland, the Fabrice Chappet runner was a debut winner at Chantilly in September of his 2-year-old year and won the G2 Prix Greffulhe in his second start at three. Fifth in the G1 Prix du Jockey Club, he claimed the Grand Prix de Paris last July and the colt...

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Fallen Angel Will Bypass Fillies' Mile And Head “Straight For A Guineas”

Clipper Logistics' Group 1 winner Fallen Angel (GB) (Too Darn Hot {GB}) will not be seen on a racecourse again this season and instead will target a Guineas next spring, according to Joe Foley, racing manager for the owners. The imposing three-for-four Karl Burke trainee won her Haydock debut in May, ran second at listed level at Sandown in July and then rattled off victories in August's G3 Sweet Solera S. and the G1 Moyglare Stud S. at the Curragh in September. She was under consideration for next week's G1...

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Group 1 Winner Mendocino Will Stand At Haras Du Lion Next Year

Stall Salzburg's Group 1 winner Mendocino (Ger) (Adlerflug {Ger}--Mill Marin {Ire}), by Pivotal {GB}) has been retired and will stand his first season at stud at Haras du Lion in France beginning next season, Galopp Online reported. A fee for the 2022 G1 Grosser Preis von Baden victor will be announced next month. The deal was brokered by Richard Venn. Bred by Gestut Brummerhof, he was offered by his breeder at the BBAG September Yearling Sale in 2019 and made €58,000 when plucked out of the Baden-Baden ring by trainer...

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Injury Benches Group 1 Winner Dubai Mile For The Rest Of The Year

Group 1 winner Dubai Mile (Ire) (Roaring Lion) sustained an injury to his near-hind fetlock in a piece of work at Martyn and Freddie Meade's on Monday, and has been ruled out for the remainder of the season. "We were preparing him to run in the [G2] Sky Bet York S. when he suffered a conjugal fracture on his near-hind fetlock, so it is an absolute tragedy," Martyn Meade told the Press Association. "We were giving him his last bit of work yesterday on our watered peat moss gallop, which...

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Champion NH Sire Flemensfirth Dies At 31

Flemensfirth (Alleged--Ethelreda {GB}, by Diesis {GB}), who was a two-time champion sire in the jumping sphere, died at The Beeches Stud on Friday. The pensioned Coolmore stallion was 31. Bred by Mill Ridge Farm, the Mar. 16 foal was a $45,000 Keeneland November weanling turned $290,000 Keeneland September yearling when sold to Darley Stud Management from the Mill Ridge Sales consignment. Trained by John Gosden, Flemensfirth won on debut at two, before taking the G1 Prix Lupin as a 3-year-old in 1995 and the G1 Premio Roma at four in...

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Group 1 Winner Zazou Stolen In Czech Republic

Group 1 winner Zazou (Ger) (Shamardal), who stands at Darhorse Stud in the Czech Republic, was stolen on Friday evening and information on his recovery is being sought by the Czech authorities, according to published reports. The stallion is part of the sanctioned assets of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who is an ally of Vladimir Putin. The sanctions on Kadyrov were invoked following Russia's invasion of the Ukrainian Crimea in 2014. An attempt to kidnap Zazou, and G2 Dubai City Of Gold hero Mikhail Glinka (Ire) Galileo {Ire}) was made...

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Claiborne Buys G1 Winner Sweet Lady For 2.05m

During a flurry of activity late in the day at Deauville, Group 1 winner Sweet Lady (Fr) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) (lot 188) took the lead, after bringing €2.05 million from Claiborne Farm's Bernie Sams. Sams was acting on behalf of an undisclosed client of the farm. The bay 4-year-old has victories in the G1 Prix Vermeille, G2 Prix Corrida, G3 Prix de Flore and Listed Prix La Camargo to her name. A half-sister to listed winner Toujours l'Amour (GB) (Authorized {Ire}), Sweet Lady is out of dual stakes winner...

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La Petite Coco Set To Star At Tattersalls

Group 1 winner La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}), who boasts a 50% strike-rate on the racetrack and almost £400,000 in career earnings, will be one of the star attractions of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale. Bred by Bernd and Ute Schone in County Offaly, La Petite Coco provided Paddy Twomey with his first Group 1 winner when landing a memorable Pretty Polly S. at the Curragh in June. She carried the colours of Barry Irwin's Team Valor for the majority of her racing career, including her...

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Group 1 Winner Marianafoot To Stand At Haras De Saint-Vincent

Group 1 winner Marianafoot (Fr) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}--Marianabaa {Fr}, by Anabaa) will stand at Haras de Saint-Vincent in 2023, Jour de Galop reported on Wednesday evening. A fee will be announced later for the 15-time winner. Bred and raced by Jean-Claude Seroul and trained by Jerome Reynier, the 7-year-old enjoyed his finest season at the track in 2021, taking the G1 Prix Maurice de Gheest, as well as the G3 Prix du Palais-Royal and G3 Prix de la Porte Maillot. This term, his final two starts were runner-up performances in the...

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