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ARQANA graduates on all fronts this weekend!
11 September 2017

 DJAHAB landed the Gr.3 PA Prix Nevada II at Bordeaux le Bouscat.
She was firstable consigned as a foal at the 2014 Purebred Arabian Sale by Haras du Berlais and bought €6,000 by Chantilly Bloodstock Agency. Next she was consigned again at 2yo by Haras de Saint Faust and purchased for €50,000 by Khalifa Bin Hamed Al Attiyah.

CHEMICAL CHARGE posted a brillant display in the Gr.3 September Stakes at Kempton.
This son of Sea The Stars was consigned by Haras du Quesnay at the 2013 August Yearling Sale and bought for €95,000 by David Redvers Bloodstock.

SUEDOIS did it again in the Gr.2 Boomerang Stakes at Leopardstown.
He was consigned by Christian Baillet at the 2015 Arc Sale and bought by Nick Bradley for €165,000.

Congratulations to all connections!

20 Listed and Group winners in the 2017 Arc Sale Catalogue!
8 September 2017

 

 

 Nestled in the heart of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend, the Arc Sale, for which the catalogue is now online, takes place for the second year running in Chantilly. The prestigious Pharis Yard that is owned by trainer Robert Collet and located just a few minutes away from Chantilly Racecourse, will play host to the elite auction, which will start at 6.30pm on Saturday, 30 September.

 

>> Online catalogue

>> Press release


The catalogue of the October Yearling Sale is online!
7 September 2017

A renowned nursery of group winners, the October Yearling Sale catalogue is now online!

>> Online catalogue

>> Press release

KARAR landed the Gr.3 Prix du Pin
4 September 2017

 KARAR landed the Gr.3 Prix du Pin at Chantilly yesterday.

This son of Invincible Spirit was consigned at the 2014 Breeze Up Sale by The Channel Consignment and bought for €200,000 By Mandore International Agency.
Congratulations!


Another Group 3 for SIGNS OF BLESSING this year
28 August 2017

SIGNS OF BLESSING landed the Gr.3 Prix de Meautry yesterday at Deauville. 

Consigned by Haras du Mézeray at the 2012 August Yearling Sale, this son of Invincible Spirit was purchased for €102,000 by MAB Agency. 

 Congratulations to all connections!

Ebullient V.2 sale posts record aggregate and 83% clearance rate
22 August 2017

 The V.2 Yearling Sale saw some rock-solid trade from start to finish, a feature best illustrated by the 83% clearance rate and virtually stable average price of €39,088, despite 21 horses more being sold than in 2016. The aggregate for the one-day event was €4,221,500, up 22% from the previous year.


Four yearlings reached the six-figure barrier, headed by a son of Haras de Bonneval’s Siyouni (lot 401), who was hammered down to trainer Stephane Wattel for €110,000.

>> Read the press release

>> Results


Record average price and plethora of new faces on strong renewal of August Yearling Sale
21 August 2017

The solid appetite for quality horses witnessed during Part I of the 2017 August Yearling Sale carried over to the third and final day, featuring Part II of the catalogue. 76% of the 145 yearlings who were led through the ring sold, an improved clearance rate from the same session a year ago, while the average price of €85,268 was also marginally up. With less horses on offer, the aggregate settled at €9,379,500, down 8%.

>> Read the press release

>> Results

Day 2 August Yearling Sale: Dubawi colt a €1.55 million showstopper for Kerri Radcliffe
20 August 2017

 A seven-figure son of top stallion Dubawi dominated the second day of trading at the August Yearling Sale, the final of the catalogue’s Part I before Part II unfolds on Monday. The vagaries of alphabetical order had resulted in the catalogue proving stronger on the opening session as opposed to a year ago, thus making for contrasted daily comparisons – the average price was up 38% on day 1 and down 11% on day 2. Referring to cumulated figures over the first two nights offer a more accurate analysis.

With a slightly more condensed catalogue, 122 yearlings sold out of the 160 offered through Part I, achieving a 76% clearance rate (80% in 2016). The average price reached a whopping €240,008, up 12% from last year, while the cumulated aggregate slipped 2.9% at €29,486,000, with 17 less horses sold.

>> Read the press release

>> Results


Mayfair Speculators dominate day 1 of August Yearling Sale
19 August 2017

 The names of Mayfair Speculators, Galileo and Ecurie des Monceaux were all over the score sheet on the opening day of the ARQANA August Yearling Sale as a trio of youngsters by the perennial champion sire and offered by the famed Normandy nursery registered the three highest prices of the evening when selling to the South African operation.

Over the first of two evenings forming Part I of the catalogue, 67 yearlings sold – a clearance rate of 82% - for a cumulated €17,302,000 and an impressive average price of €258,239. These figures are way clear of their 2016 counterparts, however it must be reminded that Part I of the catalogue extends alphabetically across the first two nights hence year-on-year comparisons can only safely be done at the end of day 2.

AL JAZI did it again at Goodwood!
4 August 2017

 AL JAZI landed the Gr.3 Oak Tree Stakes for the second time at Goodwood today.


She was consigned by Haras de la Louvière at the 2014 August Yearling Sale and bought for €160,000 by Mandore International Agency.
Congratulations to all connections!