Hello Youmzain (Fr)

Share in Hello Youmzain Added to Arqana Online Pop-Up Sale

A share in the Haras d'Etreham stallion Hello Youmzain (Fr) has been added to the Arqana Online Pop-Up Sale scheduled for Wednesday, June 26. Bidding on the lots, which also include a share in the Haras de Bonneval resident Zarak (Fr), will take place between 5-6pm local time, with registration for bidding already open on www.arqanaonline.com. Hello Youmzain was a high-class sprinter for the Kevin Ryan yard, notably winning the G1 Haydock Sprint Cup and G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes. He stood his first season at Haras d'Etreham in 2021 and...

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First Winner For Hello Youmzain At Chantilly

Haras d'Etreham's first-season sire Hello Youmzain (Fr) (by Kodiac {GB}) was off the mark on Tuesday as his daughter Allee De Bercy (Fr) scored on debut in Chantilly's five-furlong Prix de la Mere Marie. Sent off at 16-1, the Alessandro and Giuseppe Botti trainee raced behind the leading pair early for Ioritz Mendizabal before finding her way to the front inside the last 150 metres. Driven out from there, she recorded a short-neck success from Cendre (GB) (Goken {Fr}). The winner is so far the only foal out of a...

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Share In Zarak Anchors Arqana November Online Sale

A 1/50th share in Zarak (Fr) (lot 1) is one of nine stallion shares or breeding rights catalogued for the Arqana November Online Sale from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Aga Khan Studs' stallion is the leading stallion in France by number of winners in 2023 and has a percentage of 70% winners to runners. He sired his first Group 1 winner, Zagrey (Fr), in Germany this year and five other horses have placed at the highest level. Other stallion shares on offer include first-season sire City Light...

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The Heirs of Kodiac

Kodiac (GB) (Danehill) has long been a sought-after source of precocity, and as he has risen toward the upper echelon of proven stallions, the hunt is now on for his heir. Or heirs, as the case may be, because just as Kodiac's winners are legion, his sons' foals are starting to display that same vaunted quick-maturing zest for racing: a quartet of group-winning sons of Kodiac retired to stud in 2017-Kodi Bear (Ire), Adaay (Ire), Coulsty (Ire) and Prince of Lir (Ire)--and all have sired group winners with only two...

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Almanzors Draw Accolades Down Under
Almanzors Draw Accolades Down Under

Breeders and buyers anticipating the upcoming first 2-year-olds by Almanzor (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) in Europe were provided a boost in recent weeks at the sales in Australia and New Zealand, where the triple Group 1 winner's first Southern Hemisphere yearlings were warmly received. After his three yearlings sold at Magic Millions averaged A$506,666 with a top price of A$800,000, Almanzor went on to be leading first-season sire at Karaka Book 1 with 43 sold for an average of NZ$190,698. Almanzor, who is based at his birthplace Haras d'Etreham in...

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From the Experts: Gwen Monneraye

On the back of the eagerly anticipated stallion fee announcements in Europe, Emma Berry spoke with a number of leading industry figures about value. Today we hear from Gwen Monneraye of La Motteraye Consignment. EB: Who have you identified as a first-year stallion at an appealing opening fee? GM: I really like Persian King (Ire). I know that at €30,000 he is not a bargain price, but he's a Classic winner from a good family and [his sire] Kingman (GB) is so hot, so we decided to buy a share...

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Almanzor Leads Haras d'Etreham 2021 Roster
Almanzor Leads Haras d'Etreham 2021 Roster

Champion and MG1SW Almanzor (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), who will have his first 2-year-olds in 2021, leads the Haras d'Etreham roster at €30,000, the French stud announced on Sunday. Also a shuttle stallion to Cambridge Stud in the Southern Hemisphere, a 1/50th share in the Cartier champion 3-year-old colt of 2016 was bought for €310,000 at the Arqana Online Sale this past Wednesday and his yearlings have been well received, selling for up to €280,000. Joining him at €30,000 is  Persian King (Ire) (Kingman {GB}-Pretty Please {Ire}, by Dylan Thomas...

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MG1SW Hello Youmzain Retired to Haras d'Etreham

MG1SW Hello Youmzain (Fr) (Kodiac {GB}-Spasha {GB}, by Shamardal) has been retired and will take up stud duties at Haras d'Etreham in France. Etreham and Cambridge Stud purchased the bay for stallion duty last October, and he will shuttle to Brendan and Jo Lindsay's New Zealand property to fulfill Southern Hemisphere obligations in due course. Etreham and Cambridge joined forces to stand Hello Youmzain's new barnmate Almanzor (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) in 2018. A fee for the Rabbah Bloodstock-bred will be announced later and his book will be capped at...

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