Sealiway (Fr)

“Rare Commodity” Kensea To Be Offered At Tattersalls Sceptre Sessions As A Wildcard

Kensea (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}), the dam of G1 Criterium International-winning Galiway (GB) full-brothers Sealiway (Fr) and Sunway (Fr), has been added to the Tattersalls December Mares Sale as a wildcard, the sales company announced on Wednesday. Offered by James Hanly's Ballyhimikin Stud during the second day of the Sceptre Sessions on Tuesday, Dec. 5 as lot 1825, the 13-year-old mare is owned and bred by Guy Pariente. She is in foal to rising French sire Zarak (Fr). A listed winner herself, Kensea's four foals to make the racecourse have all...

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Share In Zarak Anchors Arqana November Online Sale

A 1/50th share in Zarak (Fr) (lot 1) is one of nine stallion shares or breeding rights catalogued for the Arqana November Online Sale from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Aga Khan Studs' stallion is the leading stallion in France by number of winners in 2023 and has a percentage of 70% winners to runners. He sired his first Group 1 winner, Zagrey (Fr), in Germany this year and five other horses have placed at the highest level. Other stallion shares on offer include first-season sire City Light...

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Ace Impact To Stand At €40,000

Haras de Beaumont's new recruit, the top-rated 3-year-old Ace Impact (Fr) (Cracksman {GB}), will stand at an opening fee of €40,000. Unbeaten in six starts, the Jean-Claude Rouget-trained colt won the Prix du Jockey Club in record time and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. "Ace Impact proved himself to be an exceptional athlete," said Haras de Beaumont manager Mathieu Alex of the dual Group 1 winner. "The recent victory of Big Rock (Fr), who was second to Ace Impact at Chantilly, yet again underscored the brilliance of his win...

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Friday's Observations: Brother to Sealiway Starts at Sandown

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday's Observations features a brother to Group 1 winner Sealiway. 14.40 Sandown, Mdn, £10,000, 2yo, 7fT SUNWAY (FR) (Galiway {GB}) is a fascinating newcomer in a potentially informative juvenile exchange, being a full-brother to the G1 Champion S. and G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere hero Sealiway (Fr) who made €300,000...

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G1SW Intello to Haras de Beaumont

G1SW Intello (Ger) (Galileo {Ire}-Impressionnante {GB}, by Danehill) has joined the Haras de Beaumont roster for 2023. The 2013 G1 Prix du Jockey Club winner will stand for €8,000 LF. The 12-year-old stood for the same fee at Haras du Quesnay in 2022. Out of a half-sister to MGISW Mondialiste (Ire) (Galileo) and hailing from the extended family of European sprint champion Elnadim, the Wertheimer Et Frere homebred is listed among the top French sires in 2022 with a 10.74% black-type horses to runners. Also standing at Haras de Beaumont...

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Sealiway Will Skip Irish Champions Weekend In Favour Of French Start

Dual Group 1 winner Sealiway (Fr) (Galiway {GB}) will miss the G1 Irish Champion S. on Longines Irish Champions Weekend and instead contest the G3 La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte at ParisLongchamp on Sept. 4, trainer Francis-Henri Graffard revealed on Thursday. A winner of the G1 Champion S. when trained by Cedric Rossi, the chestnut has yet to find the winner's circle this term in four starts, but after an unplaced run in the G1 Saudi Cup over the winter, ran second in the G2 Prix d'Harcourt in April and dropped...

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Arc Hero Torquator Tasso Returns At Baden-Baden

The last time the Baden-Baden faithful had an eyeful of Torquator Tasso (Ger) (Adlerflug {Ger}), the Gestut Auenquelle flagbearer was upstaging the G1 Deutsches Derby hero Sisfahan (Fr) (Isfahan {Ger}) in the picturesque venue's flagship G1 Grosser Preis von Baden. While that was notable enough at the time, what came next as he marauded among the more tantalising reputations assembled for the Arc assured him legendary status in the nation that had been forced to wait nearly half  a century for Star Appeal's follow-up act. Racing proved there it is...

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Champion Glory For Galiway's Sealiway

After a few days where moving the date of the G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe had been mooted and widely-discussed, Haras de la Gousserie's Sealiway (Fr) (Galiway {GB}) proved that the 13-day turnaround from the ParisLongchamp monument to Ascot's G1 QIPCO Champion S. holds no fears with a career-defining success in Saturday's feature. While most of the focus had been on how Adayar (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) would deal with being backed up from ParisLongchamp, it was the bargain €62,000 Arqana Deauville August graduate Sealiway who bounced back from a...

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Rossi Aims To Seal Best Season With BC Win

For several centuries, Chantilly has been considered the heartland of the French racing industry and the hub for the country's major trainers. But in recent years, a number of names have proved that it is possible to dine at racing's top table while maintaining the bulk of your stable away from the Paris region. Currently leading the trainers' list and set to be crowned champion for the third time is Jean-Claude Rouget, whose main stable is in Pau but who also has a fairly major satellite operation farther north in...

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Galiway's Sealiway Out On His Own In the Lagardere

Loving the deep ground at ParisLongchamp, Haras de la Gousserie and Guy Pariente's Sealiway (Fr) (Galiway {GB}) proved a class apart from his rivals in a depleted renewal of the G1 Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere on Sunday. Always travelling easily under Mickael Barzalona tracking the even tempo, the 3-1 shot who was second last time in the G3 Prix la Rochette over this course and seven-furlong trip Sept. 6 was in control without being asked a question two out. Opening up on command, the chestnut drew away with relish to...

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