horses-in-training

Havana Grey Breeding Right And A Sister To Durston To Be Offered At Tattersalls Online

A lifetime breeding right to young sire Havana Grey (GB) and a full-sister to Group 1 winner Durston (GB) (Sea The Moon {Ger}) will be offered at the Tattersalls Online December Sale on Dec. 14-15. During the Tattersalls Online November Sale, a breeding right sold for 115,000gns to Badgers Bloodstock to top the sale. The Whitsbury Manor Stud-based grey is the leader of his intake in Europe across most first-crop sire categories, and sports five black-type winners and 13 black-type horses to date. He will stand for £18,500 next season....

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I Want The Winner November Live Bid Session Begins On Thursday

The November Live Bid Session will begin from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, I Want The Winner announced on Wednesday. The six-strong catalogue includes a trio of National Hunt performers, one foal, and the dam and sister of G1 Prix Royal-Oak heroine Iresine (Fr) (Manduro {Ger}), Inanga (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) (lot 3) and Purple Lady (Fr) (Joshua Tree {Ire}) (lot 5), respectively. Please go to I Want The Winner's website to register to bid and for more information.

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Bella Veneta Tops Tattersalls Ascot November Sale

The 3-year-old filly Bella Veneta (GB) (Belardo {Ire}) took top honours during the one-day Tattersalls Ascot November Sale on Thursday, when selling for £30,000 to Paramount Timber. Consigned by Wayne Hawkins as lot 64, the bay daughter of World Class (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) won a novice at Bath in April, and is currently rated 75. Second dam Out West (Gone West) foaled a trio of stakes winners led by G1 Derby ace Motivator (GB) (Montjeu {Ire}) and G2 Hardwicke S. hero Macarthur (GB) (Montjeu {Ire}). Shade Oak Stud's unraced sophomore...

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Quartet Of Wildcards Join Arqana Autumn Sale

Four more horses have been entered in the Arqana Autumn Sale as wildcards and will sell on Nov. 14 alongside the 233 Flat and National Hunt horses-in-training already revealed. Francis-Henri Graffard trainee Carini (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) (lot 344) is a stakes-placed three-time winner and is rated 102. He is joined by Garachico (GB) (Ribchester {Ire}) (lot 343), who ran third in the G3 Prix Noailles this term for Carlos Laffon-Parias and is rated 99. Two wildcards hail from the Jean-Claude Rouget yard--the winners Frank Stella (Fr) (Frankel {GB}) (lot 346)...

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Al Shami Tops Final Day Of “Extraordinary” Tattersalls HIT Sale

Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony described the trade at the Autumn Horses in Training Sale as "extraordinary" as more records were broken in a week where the Mark Johnston-trained I'm A Gambler (Ire) (No Nay Never) was knocked down for a cool 850,000gns to American clients. That was the top lot of a four-day sale that attracted buyers from all over the world, including on Thursday, when trade was not as strong but still managed to bring 80,000gns for John Butler's Al Shami (Ire) to Eoin Sullivan, buying on behalf of...

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Have Secret Tops The Goffs UK October HIT And Yearling Sale

The dual winner Have Secret (Ire) (Havana Gold {Ire}) (lot 80) topped the Goffs UK October HIT and Yearling Sale at £100,000 on Wednesday. Consigned by Richard Fahey's Musley Bank Stables, he was picked back up by that trainer for different owners. His dam was twice stakes placed in France. Another horse-in-training, Open Champion (Ire) (Postponed {Ire}) (lot 76), made £70,000 to Highflyer Bloodstock and Thurloe Thoroughbreds. Part of Roger Varian's draft, the bay is out of the G3 Sceptre S. heroine Nargys (Ire) (Lawman {Fr}). At the close of...

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November Sale Catalogue Unveiled By Tattersalls Ascot

The Tattersalls Ascot November Sale catalogue, featuring 104 lots on the Flat and over jumps, is now online. Slated for Nov. 3, the sale comprises 35 fillies and mares in/out of training, 52 colts and geldings in/out of training, 11 stores, five yearlings and one point-to-pointer. Trainers under both codes have supported the sale, including Cullentra House Stables, Clarehaven Stables, East Everleigh Stables, Godolphin, Jane Chapple-Hyam, Lodge Hill Stables, Middleham Park Racing, Park House Stables, Urloxhey Farm, and WH Bloodstock. Supplementary lots will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 28.

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Goffs UK October HIT & Yearling Sale Catalogue Announced

The 156-strong Goffs UK October HIT & Yearling Sale catalogue is now online. A total of 65 yearlings and 92 horses-in-training will go through the ring at Doncaster from 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Several smart past graduates include the G2 Coral Hurdle hero Buzz (Fr) (Motivator {GB}); the G3 Swinton H. Hurdle victor N'golo (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), as well as the Grade 1 winner Silver Streak (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}). There are a wide variety of trainers bringing drafts to the sale, including Charlie Hills, Charlie & Mark...

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Quality At A Premium For Saturday's Arqana Arc Sale

After a frenetic Saturday of racing on opening day of Arc weekend at ParisLongchamp, the curtain rises on Arqana's Arc Sale at Saint-Cloud Racecourse at 6:30 p.m., Paris time. Thirty-five lots will go through the ring. One of the highlights is Schwarzer Peter (Ger) (Neatico {Ger}) (lot 17), second in the 2022 G1 German Derby, who has been placed in the G3 Preis der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe in August since his Classic near miss. Consigned by trainer Markus Klug, the 112-rated bay is out of the listed-placed Sovalla (GB) (Pomellato {Ger}), and...

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Group 1 Winner Thunder Moon Highlights Tattersalls Autumn HIT Catalogue

Group 1 winner Thunder Moon (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) (lot 749) is one of the highlights of the 1552-strong Tattersalls Autumn Horses-in-Training Sale catalogue that was released on Tuesday. Set for Monday, Oct. 24 to Thursday, Oct. 27, the sale--which contains 70 group and listed performers--begins at 9:30 a.m. each day. Offered by The Castlebridge Consignment, Thunder Moon was trained by Joseph O'Brien and won the G1 National S. as a juvenile. Part of a 155-strong draft, he currently holds a rating of 108 by Timeform, and was also placed in...

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Farhh Filly Tops Tattersalls Online September Sale

Floral Splendour (GB) (Farhh {GB}), a winning 3-year-old filly out of Red Tulip (GB) (Kheleyf, brought a sale-topping 36,000gns from Castle Construction North East, Ltd. during the Tattersalls Online September Sale on Wednesday. Lot 26 was consigned by Jamesfield Stables, while her second dam is the listed winner Red Carnation (Ire) (Polar Falcon). Floral Splendour's dam is a half-sister to GIII Knickerbocker S. hero Legendary (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}). Under the third dam is the stakes-winning Red Fort (Ire) (Green Desert), who was placed in both the 2005 and...

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Catalogue Announced For ThoroughBid September Sale

ThoroughBid's September Sale will feature at least 44 lots on Friday, Sept. 16. Beginning at 9 a.m., the online sale includes five horses-in-training from Willie Mullins, several Flat performers from Charlie Hills, seven French Flat-bred juveniles from David Maughan and the dispersal of Beswick Brothers Bloodstock. Some of the highlights are the 135-rated Grand Bornand (Fr) (Montmartre {Fr}) (lot 5) from Mullins; Hills's 94-rated sprinter Menai Bridge (GB) (Cable Bay {Ire}) (lot 9); and Chantilly maiden winner Cosmic Invasion (Ire) (Sioux Nation) (lot 21). James Richardson, CEO of ThoroughBid, said,...

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