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Classic Producers Add Sparkle to Blue Diamond Stud

With two of the Blue Diamond Stud broodmares having produced European Classic winners last season, there is much to look forward to at the Newmarket farm, including a full-sibling to the Prix de Diane and Nassau S. winner Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}). Stud owner Imad Al Sagar is also branching out by buying some new blood in America, and he talks us through his mating plans for 2023.   ABSCOND (m 6, Blame--Solitary Life, by Grand Slam), booked to Not This Time We were keen to invest in a Roberto-line...

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Beach Season at Tattersalls on Tuesday

by Chris McGrath and Emma Berry NEWMARKET, UK—The subject of many bloodstock headlines prior to the Tattersalls December Mares' Sales, Beach Frolic (GB) (Nayef) proved eminently deserving of the attention, even if she was denied the standing-room-only reception usually reserved for the stellar lots during this typically blockbuster session. A depleted 'Covid' gathering greeted her on her arrival in the ring, but the bidding was soon opened at a million gns by Julian Dollar, with Rob Speers and online bidders also getting involved in the earlier rounds. Eventually, as is...

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