National Hunt horses

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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Septet Of Wildcards Announced For Arqana's Autumn Sale

Seven wildcards, led by the group-placed Make Me King (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) (lot 345), have been added to the Arqana Autumn Sale, which begins on Monday, Nov. 14 and ends on Nov. 17. Other late Flat additions include the 95-rated Corcovado (Fr) (Kheleyf) (lot 362), Weston (Ger) (Soldier Hollow {GB}) (lot 363), and the listed winner Niagaro (Ger) (Adlerflug {Ger}) (lot 376). Over jumps, a trio of winning wildcards have signed on in Les Yeux Noirs (Fr) (Doctor Dino {Fr}) (lot 387), Umfolozi (Fr) (Spanish Moon) (lot 397), and...

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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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Catalogue Unveiled For Arqana August Online Sale

The inaugural Arqana Online August Sale catalogue is now online. Consisting of Flat and National Hunt horses-in-training and a mare and filly out of training, the sale is set to begin at 3 p.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. French time on Aug. 26. Heading the catalogue is lot 1, the 95-rated 4-year-old Tornadic (GB) (Toronado {Ire}), who has won three times this season. He is joined by German Group 3 winner Sahib's Joy (Ger) (Soldier Hollow {GB}) (lot 2). Jean-Claude Rouget will offer the dual winner Viatore (Ire) (Siyouni...

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Tattersalls Online August Sale Catalogue Features Showcasing Breeding Right

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Online August Sale is now online. Beginning at noon on Aug. 9 and lasting for 24 hours, the sale features 35 lots, divided between breeding rights, fillies and mares, yearlings, and Flat and National Hunt horses-in-training. Among the choicest lots is a lifetime breeding right to Group 1 sire Showcasing (GB) (lot 34) who has sired 60 group and listed winners to date. There are also breeding rights in young sires Aclaim (Ire) (lot 35), whose daughter and 'TDN Rising Star' Cachet (Ire) landed the...

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Auctav Show Sale Topped By Ivanhowe Colt

Auctav's July 3 Show Sale saw a weanling colt by Ivanhowe (Ger) take highest honours when selling for €33,000 to Nicolas Bertran de Balanda's NBB Racing on Sunday. The chestnut (lot 10), a son of Changing Times (Fr) (Martaline {GB}) herself a full-sister to G1 EBF Mares Champion Hurdle third Karalee (Fr) (Martaline {GB}), was offered by breeder Jean-Marie Callier. NBB Racing was also in action for the second dearest lot on the day, lot 14, another weanling colt bred and presented by Callier. The son of Bande (Ire) and...

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Summer Sale Set to Kickstart New Season at Deauville

There is a hint that normalcy is returning to the Deauville sales ring, with the Arqana Summer Sale back up to its normal two-day stand beginning on June 30. A quality mix of 593 National Hunt and Flat horses plus wild cards are slated to be offered over the next two days, and the unraced 2-year-olds were put through their paces over the Deauville-La Touques Racecourse on June 29. The juveniles kick start the sale, which begins at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, and continues with 156 young store horses and...

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Milan Gelding Tops Derby Sale Day 1

A 3-year-old gelding by Milan (GB), a half-brother to the ill-fated Grade 1 bumper winner Fayonagh (Ire) (Kalanisi {Ire}), took top honours during the first day of trade at the Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale on Tuesday. Consigned as lot 145, the attractive bay hailed from Castledillon Stud's draft and was knocked down to Aidan O'Ryan and Gordon Elliott for €195,000. He is from the extended family of the Flat SP Solerina (Ire) (Toulon {GB}), who would become a two-time Grade 1 hurdle winner. Three other lots made six figures, with...

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