Isfahan (Ger)

Japan Leads All Germany-Based Sires By Mares Bred With 82

Dual Group 1 winner Japan (GB) (Galileo {Ire]) covered the most mares in Germany this term at 82, reported on Friday. The G1 Grand Prix de Paris and G1 Juddmonte International S. hero retired to Gestut Etzean in January. In total, 752 mares were covered by 40 stallions in Germany, according to the data from the Uniturf database of Deutscher Galopp. In 2021, 43 stallions covered 847 mares. Second on the list was Gestut Ohlerweiherhof's Isfahan (Ger) (Lord Of England {Ger}), who was sent a book of 70 mares....

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Lord of England Euthanised at 18

Group 1 winner Lord of England (Ger) (Dashing Blade {GB}-- Loveria {GB}, by Los Santos {Fr}), was euthanised due to persistent heart problems at Gestut Etzean in Germany. Galopp Online reported the news on Monday morning. Bred by Stall Pontresina and raced by Stall Lucky Owner, the chestnut began his career at two with two wins in Italy, including the Listed Premio Giuseppe de Montel and placed third two starts later in the G1 Gran Criterium. Making his debut in Germany at three for trainer Mario Hofer, Lord of England...

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BBAG Yearling Sale Catalogues 223 Yearlings

The one-day BBAG Yearling Sale in Baden-Baden will see 223 yearlings go through the ring on Sept. 3, as the catalogue was announced on Thursday. Selling will start at 10 a.m., with the sale offering 32 siblings or half-siblings to group winners and six of the yearlings are half or full to Group 1 scorers. Overall, 52% of the yearlings are either out of black-type dams or are siblings to black-type horses and the majority of the yearlings are eligible to run for the lucrative BBAG auction races. Among the...

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Sisfahan Emulates Sire Isfahan In The Deutsches Derby

Following in the steps of his sire Isfahan (Ger), Sisfahan (Fr) came out on top of the cluster of contenders for Sunday's G1 IDEE Deutsches Derby at Hamburg to realise a dream for Darius Racing. Runner-up in the 11-furlong Listed Derby Trial at Dusseldorf May 30, the €20,000 Arqana Autumn Sale purchase was waited with in rear of the pack early by Andrasch Starke from his wide draw. Remaining towards the tail but in touch straightening for home, the Henk Grewe-trained chestnut was sent towards the far rail as Stall...

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