Osarus

Additions To Osarus Catalogue

Osarus has added eight 2-year-olds and seven horses-in-training to its Breeze-Up and Horses-In-Training Sale on May 4. The juveniles include lot 45A, a colt by Wootton Bassett (GB) who is the first foal out of a winning daughter of Excelebration (Ire); lot 41A, a Kodiac (GB) colt out of a half-sister to Sageburg (Ire) and from the family of Sagamix (Fr), Sagacity (Fr), Japan (GB) and Mogul (GB); as well as colts by first-season sires Recorder (GB) and Birchwood (Ire). The additions to the horses-in-training section include lot 72, Rue...

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Osarus Breeze Up Catalogue Online

Osarus has unveiled the catalogue for its Breeze Up Sale at La Teste Racecourse on Apr. 27. The breeze will take place the day prior from 2:30 p.m., and will be broadcast live on France Sire TV with individual videos available after on the Osarus website. There are 65 2-year-olds catalogued for the sale, including a Siyouni (Fr) colt out of the two-time winner Letthemusictakeus (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}) (lot 17), a half-sister to the G1 Prix Jacques le Marois and G1 Coronation S. winner Immortal Verse (Ire) (Pivotal...

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Wonderful Updates For Arqana October

DEAUVILLE, France—Following on from an extraordinarily robust fortnight of trade at Tattersalls, the yearling sales action has switched back to Deauville, with a higher number of visitors than expected, especially breeze-up pinhookers unable to fill their quotas in the face of strong opposition in Newmarket. Though held in its traditional slot, the Arqana October Sale has a slightly different feel this year as it incorporates a number of yearlings which would otherwise have been in the V2 Sale in August, as well as those originally destined for Osarus in September....

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Planteur's Trueshan Routs Long Distance Cup Rivals

Ascot's rain-affected British Champions Day opened with the £300,000 Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup over the best part of two miles and it was Hollie Doyle, fresh from setting a record number of winners earlier in the week, who celebrated success with a wide-margin tally aboard Barbary Lions 5's 4-year-old gelding Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}). The Alan King trainee's previous best came in July's Listed Tapster S. at Haydock and he earned his place in this line-up coming back off an eighth--behind the reopposing Fujaira Prince (Ire) (Pivotal {GB})--in...

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Arqana-Osarus October Catalogue Features 784 Yearlings

The 784-strong Arqana-Osarus October Yearling Sale catalogue is now online. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the sale has been completely restructured combining the Arqana October Yearling Sale and the Osarus September Yearling Sale, running from Oct. 19-Oct. 23. Alumni of the October sale include Group 3 winner and dual Classic bridesmaid The Summit (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), G1 Prix Jean Romanet scorer Audarya (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), MGISW Sistercharlie (Ire) (Myboycharlie {Ire}), G1 French 1000 Guineas runner-up Speak of the Devil (Fr) (Wootton Basset {GB}), and GSWs Policy of...

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Arqana, Tatts Ireland and Osarus Reveal New Yearling Sale Dates

Arqana, Tattersalls Ireland and Osarus have agreed on revised dates for their 2020 August and September yearling sales, the details of which were revealed on Wednesday. The Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale will run from Sept. 21 to 23, beginning one day earlier than originally planned. Arqana will shift its flagship yearling sale, initially set for Aug. 15 to 17, to Sept. 24 to 26. Osarus's September Yearling Sale will be amalgamated with the Arqana October Yearling Sale on Oct. 19 to 23, with a small number of Osarus yearlings...

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Osarus Moves Breeze-Up Sale Online

Osarus will stage its breeze-up sale online, with the date to be confirmed later depending on the resumption of racing in France. The sale was originally slated for Apr. 8 and 9 but postponed indefinitely with the country in lockdown due to COVID-19. A statement from the sales company said its aim is to schedule the sale between the third week in May and the first week in June. The sale will be streamed live with France Sire, with bidding available online or by phone and with the auctioneer present...

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Osarus Breeze-Up Postponed; All French Racing Behind Closed Doors

The French-based Osarus sales company has announced that its breeze-up sale will be postponed until May 12 and 13, in the week after the Arqana Breeze-up Sale in Deauville. Seventy-nine 2-year-olds have been catalogued for the sale, with horses having originally been set to gallop at La Teste de Buch racecourse near Bordeaux on Apr. 8 and the sale conducted the following day. A statement released by Osarus on Friday read, "Due to the rising number of cases of coronavirus during the past few days and subsequent travel restrictions, the...

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Osarus Breeze Up Catalogue Online

A total of 77 lots have been catalogued for the Osarus Breeze Up Sale at La Teste Racecourse. Held at 12:30p.m. on Apr. 9, the sale features 68 2-year-olds eligible for the French owners' premiums. Breezes will take place on Apr. 8 beginning at 2:30 p.m. local time and can be viewed live at www.france-sire.com, with individual breezes available afterward at www.osarus.com. Some lots of note include: Haras de Saint-Arnoult's colt (lot 17) by Wootton Bassett (GB) out of a half-sister to GSW Darbuzan (Fr) (Zamindar); a Galiway (GB) colt...

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Osarus Adds New Spring NH Sale

A new spring National Hunt sale will be conducted by Osarus, the sales company announced on Thursday. Slated for June 12, 2020 for Maisons-Laffitte, the sale will consist of 2-year-old stores and select horses-in-training. "With the good results of our Autumn 100% National Hunt sale which took place last October and the current jumps market, we felt that vendors would be interested in an earlier opportunity to sell their horses," said Osarus Managing Director Emmanuel Viaud. "Our aim is to offer a reduced catalogue of approximately 50 to 60 2-year-old...

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