Rouget Pleased With Ace Impact Ahead Of The Arc, As Field Takes Shape

The undefeated G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe favourite Ace Impact (Ire) (Cracksman {GB}) is pleasing trainer Jean-Claude Rouget ahead of the big day on Sunday. He is one of 16 on the radar for the ParisLongchamp showpiece after Sprewell (Ire) (Churchill {Ire})'s defection at the latest forfeit stage on Tuesday. A colourbearer for Gousserie Racing and Ecuries Serge Stempniak, the five-for-five G1 Prix du Jockey Club hero ran out a three-quarter length winner of the G2 Prix Guillaume d'Ornano when last seen in August. "Why shouldn't I be...

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California Horses Of Racing Age Supplement Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 59 horses of racing age entries for its upcoming California Fall Yearlings and Horses of Racing Age sale, the auction house said in a release late Thursday. These entries, which are catalogued as hips 301-359, will be sold immediately following the conclusion of the yearling portion of the catalogue. They include several stakes performers, unraced 2-year-olds with recent public works and 3-year-olds and older horses with current form. "There's a lot of quality among the horses of racing age entries, and the timing works well for those...

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Classic Heroine Nashwa Supplemented To Falmouth

Imad Al Sagar's Classic winner Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) has been supplemented at a cost of £20,000 to the G1 Falmouth S. at Newmarket on July 14. Trained by John and Thady Gosden, the dual Group 1 winner captured both the Prix de Diane and Nassau S. after running third in the G1 Oaks at Epsom last term. A good second in the G1 Prix de l'Opera that October, she ended her season with a fourth in the GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf in the U.S. Now four,...

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Going to Vegas Likely to Supplement to Breeders' Cup

Though not nominated to the Breeders' Cup, it appears that GI Rodeo Drive S. winner Going to Vegas (Goldencents) will put her three-race winning streak on the line in the GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf. "The owners haven't collectively come together, but all indications are that she's going to the Breeders' Cup," said Myracehorse Founder and CEO Michael Behrens. "That was our expectation going into the Rodeo Drive, that if she ran well, the plan would be to go to the Breeders' Cup." It will cost $100,000 to...

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Rohaan to Be Supplemented to July Cup

Dual group winner Rohaan (Ire) (Mayson {GB}), who won the Wokingham S. at Royal Ascot when last seen on June 19, will be supplemented on Monday for the G1 Darley July Cup at Newmarket on July 10. The gelding took the G3 Pavilion S. in April, before being purchased privately by Chris Kiely Racing Ltd. and James Tomkins. He then saluted in the G2 Sandy Lane S. at Haydock on May 22. In the latter, the David Evans trainee defeated Dragon Symbol (GB) (Cable Bay {Ire}), who was first past...

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Daughter of Sea the Stars Added to Arqana October

A yearling filly by Sea The Stars (Ire) is a late addition to the Arqana October Yearling Sale Part I on Oct. 19-23. Offered by Haras d'Etreham as lot 110bis, she is out of Scandinavian champion Matauri Pearl (Ire) (Hurricane Run {Ire}), herself a full-sister to MGSW & MG1SP Wekeela (Fr) (Hurricane Run {Ire}). In the extended family is MG1SW and star sire Monsun (Ger) (Konigsstuhl {Ger}), as well as dual Classic hero Brametot (Ire) (Rajsaman {Fr}). The five-day sale will see 785 yearlings go under the hammer at Deauville.

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Alkumait Supplemented to Dewhurst

Group winner Alkumait (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) has joined the Oct. 10 G1 Darley Dewhurst S. field after a late supplementation. Bearing the Shadwell colours alongside Owen Burrows trainee and G2 Champagne S. bridesmaid Albasheer (Ire) (Shamardal), he is one of 18 in the field for the Newmarket Group 1. The colt broke his maiden at second asking at Goodwood and doubled up with a win at Newbury in the G2 Mill Reef S. on Sept. 19. "He runs on Saturday and I've been very happy with him since Newbury," said...

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