Chic Columbine Takes Fillies' Final of British EBF £100K 2YO Series

Highclere Racing's Chic Columbine (Fr) (Seahenge) nosed out Lexington Belle (Ire) (Belardo {Ire}) to land the Fillies' Final of the British EBF £100,000 2yo Series at Goodwood Racecourse Wednesday. Group 2-placed Les Blues (GB) (Blue Point {Ire}) finished back in third. A €10,000 Osarus yearling graduate, the George Boughey- trained filly has finished in the top three in five prior starts, including her most recent success in the £50,000 British Stallion Studs EBF Carrie Red Nursery H. at Doncaster's St Leger meeting Sept. 14. The Highclere filly qualified via two...

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Tangi Saliou: 'I Didn't Have A Euro To My Name At 18 – You Need To Work Hard'

What is the most important thing needed to get a stallion farm off the ground? A lot of people would rightly guess money but, according to Tangi Saliou, hard work trumps all, and his thriving Haras de la Haie Neuve is living proof to that theory.  He may not have had a penny to his name when he embarked on a career in bloodstock a little over 20 years ago, but Saliou now stands nine stallions at Haras de la Haie Neuve, and is convinced that there is little that...

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Seahenge Colt Struts His Stuff In Meydan Debut

3rd-Meydan, Maiden, AED82,500, 11-25, 1400m, 1:24.56, ft. ROYAL DUBAI (FR), (c, 2, Seahenge-Sand Rose {Fr}, by Aussie Rules) was making his debut, and appears to be a colt with plenty of potential after polishing off his rivals by 6 3/4 lengths at Meydan on Friday. Scrubbed on to maintain his position as the gates flew, the colt was in a four-way battle for supremacy on the backstretch and established a one-length lead entering the far turn. Tackled by Magic Petition (Good Magic) in upper stretch, he easily shrugged off that...

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First Winner For Seahenge

Haras De La Haie Neuve's first-season sire Seahenge (by Scat Daddy) is off the mark after his daughter Between (Fr) captured the juvenile contest at Nantes on Thursday. 2nd-Nantes, €18,000, Cond, 6-2, 2yo, 7fT, 1:25.46, g/s. BETWEEN (FR) (f, 2, Seahenge--Claire Song {Ire} {MSP-Ity, $100,843}, by Singspiel {Ire}), fifth on debut over six furlongs at Saint-Cloud May 17, broke well to track the leading duo early. Delivered to the front passing the furlong pole, the 21-10 favourite was green in the clear but stayed on to score by 4 1/2 lengths...

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Value Sires: First Yearlings of 2021

In the third installation of our Value Sires series, we will dig into the sire crop with its first foals born in 2020, and therefore with its first yearlings this year. After some two years in waiting since most of these retired to stud, the judges got the chance at the recently concluded foal sales to lay eyes on the first progeny of most of them, and though it is still incredibly early days, their opinions, corroborated through their actions in the ring, will have an impact on the perception...

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Seahenge, Third in the Dewhurst, Sires First Foal

G2 Champagne S. hero Seahenge (Scat Daddy)'s first foal was born on Jan. 21, Jour de Galop reported. The filly is the fourth foal from Courmarine (Ire) (Smart Strike). Third in the G1 Dewhurst S., the bay stands for a fee of €5,000 at Haras de la Haie Neuve in 2020.

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