Haras de la Perelle

A Filly First for Baaeed

The first reported foal for Baaeed (GB), the top-rated turf horse in the world in 2022, has been born at Haras de la Perelle in Normandy.  The filly is out of the Shadwell-bred Exceed And Excel (Aus) mare Mejthaam (Ire), a dual winner and half-sister to Group 2 winner Alflaila (GB), who was bought in December for 260,000gns.  "We are delighted with her. She is a strong, good-sized foal, full of energy and has a great temperament. She is doing everything right. It is very exciting to have had the...

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Tamayuz's Simca Mille Too Good For Grosser Preis von Berlin Rivals

Haras de la Perelle's 4-year-old colt Simca Mille (Ire) (Tamayuz {GB}--Swertia {GB}, by Pivotal {GB}), a three-time Group 2 scorer back home in France and unbeaten in four pattern races shy of top-flight company, made the breakthrough in his fourth attempt at Group 1 level with a decisive win--and a landmark for trainer Stephane Wattel--in an international renewal of Sunday's G1 Westminster 133rd Grosser Preis von Berlin at Hoppegarten. April's G1 Prix Ganay runner-up and June's G2 Grand Prix de Chantilly winner broke alertly from the outside stall, finding a...

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Simca Mille Back In Style

Returning from a break having failed to make an impact in the G1 Japan Cup, Haras de la Perelle and Stephane Wattel's Simca Mille (Ire) (Tamayuz {GB}-Swertia {GB}, by Pivotal {GB}) again demonstrated his love of ParisLongchamp by winning Sunday's G2 Prix d'Harcourt. Impressive in the G2 Prix Niel here in September, having finished second to Onesto (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) in the G1 Grand Prix de Paris over that same mile-and-a-half course and distance in July, the 7-1 shot was positioned close to the early pace by Alexis Pouchin dropping...

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Arc Calls For Tamayuz's Simca Mille After Niel Win

Providing another boost to his G1 Grand Prix de Paris conqueror Onesto (Ire) (Frankel {GB}), Haras de la Perelle and Stephane Wattel's Simca Mille (Ire) (Tamayuz {GB}) came out on top in Sunday's premier French Arc trial for the 3-year-old colts, the G2 Qatar Prix Niel at ParisLongchamp. Despite his win, an Arc rematch with Onesto is uncertain according to connections who were able to enjoy a moment in the sun with the admirable flag-bearer of the Stephane Wattel stable. Always happy taking a lead in third, the 3-1 shot...

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Lope De Vega's Alia's Rose Snags TDN Rising Star Tag At Chantilly

Jaber Abullah's Alia's Rose (Fr) (Lope De Vega {Ire}--Quanzhou {Fr}, by Dubawi {Ire}) was let go as a 33-5 chance for Sunday's Prix de la Butte Blanche, a maiden for unraced fillies, at Chantilly and returned to the winner's circle with a 'TDN Rising Star' tag after producing a breathtaking display from off the pace in the seven-furlong test. Racing at the tail of the field through halfway, she made smooth headway on the bridle out wide in the straight before quickening impressively for control approaching the final furlong and...

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Tamayuz Colt In Command At Chantilly

Having witnessed their filly Rosacea (Ire) (Soldier Hollow {GB}) overcoming a horror draw to be third in the G1 Prix de Diane, Haras de la Perelle and Stephane Wattel's Sunday at Chantilly got even better as Simca Mille (Ire) (Tamayuz {GB}) recorded an authoritative success in the G3 Prix du Lys Longines. Off the mark at the fifth attempt in a 9 1/2-furlong handicap on the Polytrack here Apr. 20, the chestnut had bounded to a straightforward win over another two furlongs at Angers at the end of last month...

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Raclette Eclipsed As Rosacea Pounces For Prix de la Grotte Success

Haras de la Perelle's homebred 3-year-old filly Rosacea (Ire) (Soldier Hollow {GB}) concluded her four-race juvenile campaign with victory in October's G3 Prix des Reservoirs at Deauville and dented a collection of lofty reputations with a last-gasp effort in Sunday's G3 Prix de la Grotte over one mile at ParisLongchamp. Patiently ridden and trailing all eight rivals into the straight, the 9-1 chance was angled to the outside with 300 metres remaining and the Stephane Wattel trainee quickened smartly under mild urging in the closing stages to nail Daisy Maisy...

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Rosacea's Sister Tops Arqana October Day Three

DEAUVILLE, Newmarket--By the end of the second session of the Arqana October Sale, turnover had already passed the 2020 total for all five days, and trade continued to bowl along in a similarly upbeat fashion on Wednesday with another €4,744,000 added to the overall tally which has just passed the €25-million mark. To put that in context, the current aggregate has been achieved from the sale of 424 yearlings so far this week. Last year, €18,617,000 was paid for 578 horses, and from a significantly smaller sale in 2019, €17,456,500...

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Soldier Hollow's Rosacea Strikes For Reservoirs Triumph

Fresh off accounting for 'TDN Rising Star' Good Too (Fr) (Ectot {GB}) in a Sept. 22 conditions heat at Saint-Cloud in her third start, Haras de la Perelle's homebred Stephane Wattel trainee Rosacea (Ire) (Soldier Hollow {GB}) continued on an upward trajectory with an impressive tally tackling one mile in Tuesday's G3 Prix des Reservoirs at Deauville. She had previously bettered an Aug. 1 debut fifth at the nearby Clairefontaine venue with a breakthrough score in a seven-furlong maiden at this Normandy track in her penultimate start. Settled off a...

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