Sister to German Classic Winner Yields 1.25M Euros in Deauville

A member of the Gestut Ammerland dispersal, listed winner Sea The Sky (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}--Sanwa {Ger}, by Monsun {Ger}) realized a €1.25 million final bid from Godolphin during the opening session of Arqana's Vente d'Elevage in Deauville Saturday. The €820,000 Baden-Baden September yearling purchase is a full-sister to German Derby victor Sea The Moon (Ger), out of a full-sister to German Classic winners Schiaparelli (Ger), Samum (Ger) and Salve Regina (Ger).

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One Chance Leads 10 Wildcards For Tattersalls Online

A total of 10 wildcards, including the broodmare One Chance (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) (lot 120), have been added to the Tattersalls Online December Sale catalogue. In foal to Sealiway (Fr), the juvenile winner was third in the G2 Queen Mary S. and is one of three wildcards for the Baroda Stud draft. Another is Grandee Daisy (GB) (Sepoy {Aus}) (lot 122), who is in foal to Phoenix Of Spain (Ire); and rounding out the trio is a yearling filly (lot 118) by Zarak (Fr) who is a granddaughter to...

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Record Number Of Entries Catalogued For The Tattersalls Online November Sale

A breeding right in sire-on-the-rise Havana Grey (GB) (lot 152) is one of the highlights of the catalogue of next week's Tattersalls Online November Sale, which was released this week. Featuring a record 154 entries of both Flat and National Hunt horses, the catalogue is comprised of 86 horses in- and out-of-training, 27 yearlings, 23 broodmares, eight foals, three point-to-pointers and seven breeding rights. Based at Whitsbury Manor Stud, the grey was named the leading European First-Season Sire of 2022, and his offspring continue to go from strength to strength....

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Lacey Strikes For Piper Park At Cheltenham

Trainer Tom Lacey paid £205,000 for Piper Park (Ire) (Walk In The Park {Ire}) (lot 39) to top the first edition of the Tattersalls Cheltenham November Sale since it was rebranded under the Tattersalls Jockey Club Sales banner on Friday. Consigned by Harley Dunne Racing, the 4-year-old filly was one of nine horses to make £100,000 or more. An October maiden winner at Umma House, she is out of a full-sister to Grade 3 hurdle winner Blacklough (Ire) (King's Theatre {Ire}). She was a €58,000 purchase by Dunne and Rob...

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Tattersalls Autumn HIT Sale Concludes With Strong Clearance Rate

After a busy five days of selling, the Tattersalls Autumn Horses-in-Training Sale concluded at Park Paddocks in Newmarket on Friday. Topping the final session was Veiled Illusion (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) (lot 1562), who sold for 55,000gns to Nawaf Abdullah Al-Saif. Consigned by James Tate's Jamesfield Stables, the Lingfield winner is bound for Saudi Arabia. "He is in good form, and will ship soon to Saudi," said Al-Saif. "I think he will like the better weather in the Middle East and should be one to go on both the turf and...

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Son Of Harry Angel Highlights Tattersalls November Catalogue

Listed winner Iconic Moment (Ire) (Harry Angel {Ire}) (lot 112) is one of 124 horses catalogued for the Tattersalls November Sale on Thursday, Nov. 9. Formerly the Tattersalls Ascot November Sale, the sale is comprised of 56 colts and geldings in- and out-of-training, 43 fillies and mares in- and out-of-training, 21 yearlings, two broodmares, a foal and one point-to-pointer. Consigned by Jame Tate's Jamesfield Stables, Iconic Moment is rated 99 and is joined by stablemate Blue Storm (GB) (Blue Point {Ire}) (lot 111), who won on debut and has been...

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Breeding Right In Cracksman Popular At Tattersalls Online October Sale

Philip Baron von Ullmann went to 105,000gns for a breeding right in Group 1 sire Cracksman (GB) (lot 94) on Friday, the top lot at the Tattersalls Online October Sale. The sire of undefeated G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Ace Impact (Fr), the Darley sire's eldest foals are 3-year-olds. He also has G2 Premio Dormello winner Aloa (GB) and four other stakes winners to date. Von Ullmann said, "We believe that Cracksman is the perfect stallion for Schlenderhan's philosophy because he fits perfectly with our Adlerflug (Ger) mares,...

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Caughtinyourtrance Top Lot At Goffs October Sale

Irish pointer Caughtinyourtrance (Ire) (Ocovango {GB}) (lot 84G) topped the single-session Goffs October HIT and Yearling Sale at Doncaster on Tuesday. Sold to Mills Racing for £40,000, the Ballycrystal Stables-consigned 4-year-old was a four-length maiden winner at Toomebridge recently. Out of the Daylami (Ire) mare Loyalty Card (Ire), the bay gelding is from the extended family of G3 Juvenile Hurdle winner The Last Stand (GB) (Vettori {Ire}). Hands Off (Ire) (Getaway {Ger}) (lot 60) was next at £36,000 on the bid of Valueracingclub.co.uk. The 5-year-old placed gelding was part of...

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Kendargent's Lovera Tops First Auctav Flat Sale

Near the end of the first edition of the Auctav Flat Sale at Haras de Bois Roussel, the Kendargent (Fr) mare Lovera (Fr) (lot 84), in foal to Haras d'Etreham resident Hello Youmzain (Fr), became the sales topper with a €100,000 bid by Trotting Bloodstock's Florent Fonteyne. Consigned by Roc Let Stud, the grey 5-year-old is a half-sister to the stakes winner and group placed Lova (Fr) (Goken {Fr}), as well as G3 Prix Eclipse third Lovamour (Fr) (Goken {Fr}), and a full-sister to Kenlova (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}), who was...

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German Oaks Heroine Muskoka Shows The Way At Arqana's Arc Sale

After an action-packed day at ParisLongchamp, Arqana's Arc Sale beckoned at Saint-Cloud Saturday evening, and the unique nature of the sale, which annually offers buyers the chance to purchase horses with entries on Arc Day proper, proved an irresistible draw. One of two horses to make seven figures on the night and top the sale was G1 Preis der Diana heroine Muskoka (Ger) (Sea The Moon {GB}), who was knocked down for €1.3 million to leading buyer BBA Ireland. The price was the highest at the Arc Sale since 2016...

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Gimcrack Hero Lake Forest Part Of Tattersalls Autumn HIT Catalogue

The smart G2 Gimcrack S. winner Lake Forest (GB) (No Nay Never) (lot 726) is one of the highlights of the five-day Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale at Park Paddocks in Newmarket from Oct. 23-27. Part of a 1,750-strong catalogue, the juvenile is rated 109 and will be consigned by William Haggas's Somerville Lodge. He currently holds an entry in the G1 Middle Park S. on Sept. 30. Some of the other notable lots include G1 Criterium International victor Proud And Regal (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) (lot 674) from Coolmore;...

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Pair Of German Group 1 Winners Anchor Arqana Arc Catalogue

German Oaks heroine Muskoka (Ger) (Sea The Moon {Ger}) (lot 38) and dual German Group 1 winner Sammarco (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) (lot 41) are two of the highlights of Arqana's Arc Sale, which will be held at Saint-Cloud after the first day's racing on Sept. 30. Currently, the sale contains 44 lots, and remains open for additional entries. The former who won the G1 Preis der Diana this summer and is offered by trainer Henk Grewe, will be sold with an entry in the G1 Prix de l'Opera Longines. Another...

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