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Arqana October Comes To A Close

The curtain came down on the five-day Arqana October Yearling Sale on Friday with a low-key session of 99 yearlings that was headed by J.K. Thoroughbreds's filly by Zelzal (Ire) (lot 705), who was bought by Mandore Agency and John Hammond for €41,000. The top-priced colt of the day was a first-crop son of Cloth Of Stars (Ire) (lot 723), and the name on the ticket was once again John Hammond at €30,000. Friday's trade saw 84.9% of the yearlings offered change hands to add €940,500 to the sale's aggregate....

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Frankel Sister To Golden Horn Brings 2-Million Gns at Tattersalls

A Frankel (GB) filly out of Fleche d'Or (GB) (Dubai Destination)--and therefore a half-sister to Derby and Arc winner Golden Horn (GB) (Cape Cross {Ire}) and listed winner Eastern Belle (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB})--became the highest-priced filly and third millionaire during the opening session of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale on Tuesday when hammered down to Anthony Stroud late in the session for 2-million gns. Stroud bought all three of the sessions seven-figure lots on behalf of Godolphin. The filly was consigned by Norelands Stud.

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