Osarus

Osarus La Teste Yearling Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the upcoming Osarus La Teste Yearling Sale is online and can be viewed at www.osarus.com. The sale is scheduled for La Teste Racecourse, beginning at 1pm (local time). Heading recent graduates is Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}), victorious in the G1 Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup and G1 Qatar Prix du Cadran. The €8,000 purchase in 2017, has accounted for £1,192,968 in career earnings. The sale has also produced Grade/Group 1 winners Sands of Mali, Fatale Bere and Medal Winner. A total of 57 sires will be represented at...

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Sextet of Wildcards Added to La Teste Breeze-Up Sale

Another six lots have been added to the Osarus La Teste Breeze-Up Sale on May 3. The breezes take place at 2:30 p.m. local time on May 2, and the sale will begin at 1 p.m. local time on May 3. The new additions include colts by Belardo (Ire) (lot 20) and Worthadd (Ire) (lot 30A); a Le Havre (Ire) colt who is a half-brother to graded winner and Grade I-placed Elysea's World (Ire) (Champs Elysees {GB}) (lot 40); lot 45A, a filly by Free Eagle (Ire) out of a...

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Almanzor Colt Tops Osarus Opener

A colt from the second crop of Almanzor (Fr) led the first day of the Osarus Yearling Sale in La Teste de Buch and will join the stable of Jean-Claude Rouget after being bought by MAB Agency for €50,000. Lot 102 was consigned by breeder Haras de Saint Vincent and is a son of the listed-placed Dutch Art (GB) mare Passion Blanche (GB), a descendant of the great Meon Valley Stud matron Reprocolor (GB). Her sole winner to date is the 4-year-old Whitehaven (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}), who has won...

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Trueshan Wins The Goodwood Cup As Stradivarius Taken Out

A G1 Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup without Stradivarius (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) meant that for the first time in five years it was heading elsewhere and Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}) stepped forward to claim the title in the heavy conditions he relishes on Tuesday. As he proved when winning Ascot's G2 Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup in October, the ground cannot be slow enough for the Alan King-trained 5-year-old and with the reigning champion taken out he traded as the 6-5 favourite. Always prominent under Hollie Doyle, the...

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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
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
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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