Gold Shines Brightest At Arqana Online Sale

A select catalogue for the Arqana Online January Sale was topped by dual winner Gypsy Gold (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) (lot 6) who was knocked down to Ibrahim Araci of Old Mill Stud for €280,000. Consigned by Haras de Saint Pari, the filly-out-of-training is out of the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches and G1 Prix de Diane-placed Glorious Sight (Ire) (Singspiel {Ire}). The 4-year-old is a half-sister to Group 2 winner Glycon (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}) and a full-sibling to the stakes-placed Glaer (GB) (Siyouni {Fr}). There were also four lots...

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Winning Profitable 3-Year-Old Joins Tattersalls February Sale

Billy Webster (Ire) (Profitable {Ire}) (lot 275A), a winner of three of his four starts, has been added to the Tattersalls February Sale, which takes place on Feb. 1-2. Offered by George Scott's Eve Lodge Stables, the dark bay wildcard is owned by H E Redha Munfaredi and is rated 97 by Timeform off a dominant 1000-metre win at Southwell on Jan. 6. A son of the Nayef mare Some Site (Ire), he is her lone winner. His second dam is GIII Matchmaker S. winner Horatia (Ire) (Machiavellian), who foaled...

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Le Fauve Bought By Highflyer Bloodstock During Auctav September Flash Sale

Le Fauve (Fr) (Masterstroke) (lot 2), who was runner-up on debut, changed hands for €105,000 during the Auctav Flash Sale on Wednesday. He was purchased by Anthony Bromley of Highflyer Bloodstock on behalf of an owner of trainer Dan Skelton. A half-brother to two winners, the son of Grenadines Island (Fr) (Bonnet Rouge {Fr}) was trained by Joel Boisnard. "I bought this horse for an owner of trainer Dan Skelton, where the horse will go into training," said Bromley. "Benoît Gicquel, our agent in France, was present in Bordeaux for...

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Listed Winner Sivka Burka Joins Arqana Arc Sale Catalogue

Sivka Burka (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) (lot 29), a winner of the Listed Prix Amandine, has been added as the final wildcard to the upcoming Arqana Arc Sale at Saint-Cloud on Saturday, Sept. 30. Consigned by Fabrice Chappet, the 3-year-old filly most recently ran third in the G3 Grosser Preis der Landeshauptstadt Dresden earlier this month. She is a granddaughter of GI Beverly D. S. and GI Flower Bowl S. heroine Dynaforce (Dynaformer). The Arc Sale will feature 45 other horses-in-training, including G1 Deutsches Derby hero Sammarco (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) (lot...

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Millionaire Penja Leads Arc Sale

A Group 3 winner and Group 2-placed, 3-year-old filly Penja (Fr) (Camelot {GB}) (lot 11) brought star quality to Saturday night's Arqana Arc Sale at Saint-Cloud Racecourse, and she duly topped proceedings at €1.2 million when Stuart Boman of Blandford Bloodstock prevailed over a remote bidder on Arqana's online platform. Boman noted Penja had been bought for German owner Jurgen Satori. "We're very happy with the purchase," Boman said. "She's an exceptional filly with a fantastic acceleration. We had to fight to get her but she's worth it. We're delighted."...

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