Zarak Share Brings 420k To Top Arqana November Online Sale

A share in Group 1 sire Zarak topped the Arqana November Online Sale | The Aga Khan Studs

The Aga Khan Studs' Zarak (Fr) took pride of place in Tuesday's Arqana November Online Sale, with a share in the Group 1 sire topping the sale at €420,000.

Sold as lot 1 to 53 Racing, the share was one of 15 lots offered on the day. Zarak sired his first Group 1 winner in Germany this year with Zagrey (Fr), and is also represented by group winners Haya Zark (Fr), Parnac (Fr), Princess Zelda (Ger), and Shagara (Ire).

Sire-of-the-moment Havana Grey (GB), who topped the first day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale on Tuesday, also attracted plenty of attention, with a breeding right (lot 14) selling for €310,000 to Richmond Bloodstock. The stallion has sired dual Group 1-winning juvenile Vandeek (GB) this year as well as nine other stakes winners.

A share in Sealiway (Fr) (lot 7) brought €56,000 from agent Pascale Menard, while lot 2, a share in smart first-season sire City Light (Fr), hammered at €44,000 to agent Horse France. Thomas Maudet of Horse Racing Development bought a share in Goliath Du Berlais (Fr) (lot 10) for €37,000, and a half-share in Group 1-winning sprinter Wooded (Ire) (lot 11) sold to Nicole Safarowsky. Online Bloodstock paid €30,000 for a share in Zelzal (Fr) (lot 15), and the final lot to sell was lot 13, a share in Beaumec De Houelle (Fr), which went to Haras de Dodville for €15,000.

Overall, eight out of the 15 lots sold for a gross of €946,000.

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