Place du Carrousel

Place Du Carrousel Clears €4.025 Million at Arqana

By Brian Sheerin and Emma Berry DEAUVILLE, France -- The sales at Arqana this year have largely retained their momentum, but the company was not immune to the retraction that has been present across the market for mares and foals this winter. With the clearance rate being lowered to 71% from the 78% of 2022, the turnover fell by 20% to €36,467,000, and the average was down by 7% to €227,919.  Four millionaire fillies and mares featured in the opening session, compared to seven last year, but the one sector...

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Place Du Carrousel To Sell At Arqana's Vente d'Élevage 

G1 Prix de l'Opera winner Place Du Carrousel (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) will go under the hammer at Arqana's Vente d'Elevage sale in December. She will be offered by Haras de Bouquetot and boasts a fantastic race record that features G2 Prix Foy success and a pair of Group 3 wins. Place Du Carrousel accounted for Group 1 winners Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) and Above The Curve (American Pharoah) when landing the Prix de l'Opera. The 112-rated Place Du Carrousel is out of Group 2 winner Traffic Jam (Ire)...

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Fabre Outlines Plans For Star Fillies Place Du Carrousel And Mqse De Sevigne

Andre Fabre has outlined plans for star fillies Place Du Carrousel (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) and Mqse De Sevigne (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}) that could see the former line out in the Arc and the latter run at the Breeders' Cup.  Last year's G1 Prix de l'Opera winner Place Du Carrousel beat the boys in the G2 Prix Foy last weekend and is now bound for the G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. She could also be on the plane to America, according to Fabre, who revealed an audacious tilt...

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The Curragh: All Eyes on City Of Troy in the National

While the G1 Irish St Leger is officially the feature race on The Curragh's second part of the Irish Champions Festival, Sunday's fixture is really first and foremost about Ballydoyle's TDN Rising Star City Of Troy (Justify) who graces the G1 Goffs Vincent O'Brien National S. Of all the stable's 2-year-old stars over the past 25 years, he already looks at home accompanying the same metaphoric space as the likes of Johannesburg, Fasliyev, Air Force Blue, Hawk Wing, Rock Of Gibraltar (Ire) and Little Big Bear (Ire) which is an...

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