Plenty Of Diversity In Arqana February Catalogue

The catalogue for the Arqana February Mixed Sale on February 13-14 was released by the sale company on Friday. Featuring 363 horses comprised of horses-in-training on the Flat and over jumps, broodmares, maidens, 2-year-olds and yearlings, with eight wildcards still to be announced, sessions will begin at 11 a.m. daily. The Arqana February Sale, which last year sold the G2 Prix du Petite Couvert winner and G1 Prix de l'Abbaye-placed Air De Valse (Fr) (Mesnil des Aigles {Fr}) as a broodmare prospect, this year offers a trio of fillies-in-training who...

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'Quality And Diversity' On Offer As February Sale Catalogue Released By Tattersalls

A total of 376 lots have been catalogued for the two-day Tattersalls February Sale at Park Paddocks on Feb. 1-2. Divided between 146 fillies and mares in/out of training, 27 broodmares, 172 colts and geldings in/out of training, 22 yearlings and nine 2-year-olds, the sale will begin on Feb. 1 after the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Flat Stallion Parade. The second session will take place at 10 a.m. Among the lots on offer are Grade III winner Angel Terrace (Ghostzapper) (lot 67), herself a half-sister to crack stayer Order Of St...

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Doncaster January Sale To Feature Ellmarie Holden Dispersal

A total of 149 lots, including dispersals from Irish point-to-point trainer Ellmarie Holden and from Whitewall Stables, were catalogued for the Goffs January Sale at Doncaster on Jan. 23. Featuring 81 NH weanlings, 20 NH mares and 48 horses-in-training, yearlings and 2-year-olds, the sale will begin at 10 a.m. Some of the lots on offer are lot 84, a Nathaniel (Ire) half-brother to Grade 1 winner Athena Du Berlais (Fr) (Martaline {GB}); a son of that Newsells Park Stud-based sire and the Grade 1 winner Black Tears (GB) (Jeremy) (lot...

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Record Number Of Entries Catalogued For The Tattersalls Online November Sale

A breeding right in sire-on-the-rise Havana Grey (GB) (lot 152) is one of the highlights of the catalogue of next week's Tattersalls Online November Sale, which was released this week. Featuring a record 154 entries of both Flat and National Hunt horses, the catalogue is comprised of 86 horses in- and out-of-training, 27 yearlings, 23 broodmares, eight foals, three point-to-pointers and seven breeding rights. Based at Whitsbury Manor Stud, the grey was named the leading European First-Season Sire of 2022, and his offspring continue to go from strength to strength....

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Inns Of Court Filly Shines At Goffs Autumn

An Inns Of Court (Ire) half-sister to Group 3 winner Caught U Looking (Ire) (Harzand {Ire}) topped the first session of the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale on Wednesday. Part of The Castlebridge Consignment, the bay (lot 385) is out of Wild Mix (GB) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}) and sold to Johnny Murtagh and Linehan Bloodstock for €50,000. Since the catalogue was published, Caught U Looking won the G3 Park S. Under the second dam are group winners Double Or Bubble (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) and Mix And Mingle (Ire) (Exceed And...

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Son Of Harry Angel Highlights Tattersalls November Catalogue

Listed winner Iconic Moment (Ire) (Harry Angel {Ire}) (lot 112) is one of 124 horses catalogued for the Tattersalls November Sale on Thursday, Nov. 9. Formerly the Tattersalls Ascot November Sale, the sale is comprised of 56 colts and geldings in- and out-of-training, 43 fillies and mares in- and out-of-training, 21 yearlings, two broodmares, a foal and one point-to-pointer. Consigned by Jame Tate's Jamesfield Stables, Iconic Moment is rated 99 and is joined by stablemate Blue Storm (GB) (Blue Point {Ire}) (lot 111), who won on debut and has been...

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Breeding Right In Cracksman Popular At Tattersalls Online October Sale

Philip Baron von Ullmann went to 105,000gns for a breeding right in Group 1 sire Cracksman (GB) (lot 94) on Friday, the top lot at the Tattersalls Online October Sale. The sire of undefeated G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Ace Impact (Fr), the Darley sire's eldest foals are 3-year-olds. He also has G2 Premio Dormello winner Aloa (GB) and four other stakes winners to date. Von Ullmann said, "We believe that Cracksman is the perfect stallion for Schlenderhan's philosophy because he fits perfectly with our Adlerflug (Ger) mares,...

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Kendargent's Lovera Tops First Auctav Flat Sale

Near the end of the first edition of the Auctav Flat Sale at Haras de Bois Roussel, the Kendargent (Fr) mare Lovera (Fr) (lot 84), in foal to Haras d'Etreham resident Hello Youmzain (Fr), became the sales topper with a €100,000 bid by Trotting Bloodstock's Florent Fonteyne. Consigned by Roc Let Stud, the grey 5-year-old is a half-sister to the stakes winner and group placed Lova (Fr) (Goken {Fr}), as well as G3 Prix Eclipse third Lovamour (Fr) (Goken {Fr}), and a full-sister to Kenlova (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}), who was...

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'A Lot of People, a Lot of Energy & a Lot of Activity' – Bolt d'Oro Filly Leads Way During KEESEP Book 5 Finale

A filly by Bolt d'Oro brought $127,000 from Choctaw Racing to lead the way during Thursday's Book 5 finale at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. A son of Frosted was the highest-priced colt on the day and the session's second-highest priced yearling, realizing $110,000 from the Korea Racing Authority. Ten yearlings brought $100,000 or more during the session while 13 hit that mark last year. Keeneland sold a total of 289 yearlings through the ring Thursday for $9,276,500, good for an average of $32,099 and a median of $25,000. The...

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Wanamaker's September Sale Catalogue Available Online

The catalogue for the Wanamaker's September Sale is now available for viewing, with 22 hips set to be offered on Thursday, Sept. 28. The sale features a wide range of offerings that suit a multitude of buyers, with weanlings, yearlings, horses of racing age, broodmare prospects, open broodmares, and mares in-foal comprising the catalogue. Bidding will open at 8:00 a.m. ET, with the first listing set to close at 5:00 p.m. Subsequent listings will close in three-minute increments. Detailed information on the buying process can be found at Highlights...

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Lord Protector One Of The Highlights Of The Tattersalls Online September Sale

Lord Protector (Ger) (Pastorius {Ger}) (lot 58), who is rated 105, is one of 89 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls Online September Sale on Sept. 13-14. A five-time winner on the Flat from a mile to 10 furlongs, the bay won at Sandown in July. From a varied catalogue featuring 72 horses in- and out-of-training on both the Flat and in the National Hunt sphere, there are also eight yearlings, five broodmares, three stores and a breeding right in Group 1 sire Profitable (Ire) (lot 90). Among the other 64...

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Pin Oak Acquires Adena Springs Annex Property

Jim and Dana Bernhard, recent buyers of the 793-acre Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, KY, have acquired an additional 465 acres from Adena Springs, bringing the total size of the farm to just over 1,250 acres. The land, purchased from eight-time Eclipse Champion Breeder Adena Springs, connects the existing Pin Oak land on the east side of US-60--commonly known as Versailles Road--with an entrance on Old Frankfort Pike. "Frank Stronach's Adena Springs and Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud are two legendary farms. Both were champion breeders focused on raising the...

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