by Kelsey Riley & Emma Berry
DEAUVILLE, France – The mood was constructive forward of the Saturday evening opening session of the Arqana August Yearling Sale Conference in Deauville – the primary sale of its business in Europe – and continued to be good with first day results although fewer horses have been provided and bought. The slight improve in the purification price to 73% also raised the mixture barely to EUR 14,430,000 from 51 horses to change ownership from 58 last yr. Each common and median rose significantly. The previous rose 23% to € 282,941 and the latter jumped to € 230,000 from € 170,000.
Phoenix Thoroughbreds spent $ 1.55 million in the prime installment in this sale. two years in the past, and whereas the worth tag was not quite so pricey on Saturday, Phoenix once again walked with the session manager as he splashed $ 800,000 on the Galileo pit of Haras d & Etreham with many Group Three winners and Group 1 Steip Amach (Ire) (Voted) (Item 23).
The bay raised with Etreham is the primary foal from Steip Amach (Ire) (vote), raised and competed by Jim Bolger, and is himself a half-sister to several American stakes winner Ceisteach (Ire) (New Strategy Ire). Additionally it is the same household as the Sea The Stars (Ire) interview, which Shawn Dugan beforehand purchased at a session for $ 240,000.
“He’s Galileo. Individuals don't want to hear this, but we're pretty proud to receive $ 800,000 from him, "said Tom Ludt of Thoroughbreds, Phoenix." He's a stupendous champion and we'd love to have a terrific Galileo champion. To be trustworthy with us, we thought he would pay extra.
Ludt stated the bay is likely to comply with the trail of earlier Deauville acquisitions, but that the group needs to maintain the plans operating.
"When we buy from Europe, we tend to send them to England," he stated. "We actually do not commit to a trainer at this level; we would like to spend time finding trainers so we will determine it is too soon, however we hope we bought an excellent one. “
Phoenix purchased a total of three nights, together with a house lot of 51 Etreham. – Her daughter G6 Unibet Geoffrey Freer S. on Saturday for a profitable technician (Ire) (Mastercraftsman Ire) – priced at $ 240,000 and lot 66 for Zoffany (Ire), a sister to Fastnet Rock. (Aus) will guess the winners Smuggler & # 39; s Cove (Ire) and Casterton (Ire) with $ 220,000 from the captains.
Sheikh Mohammed's presence felt
Godolphin's chief government, Sheikh Mohammed, arrived in Deauville on Friday to be a part of his workforce of Anthony Stroud and David Loder, and ended Saturday on the prime of the shopping for table with $ four,000 each,
On this trio was lot 68, the second highest lot of the session, colt by Galileo (Ire) winner of the double group of Haras de la Perelle, Cladocera (Ger) (O dream). Stroud sat with Loder and Charlie Appleby, formerly represented by Superb Journey (GB), former winner of the G2 Hungerford S. October Tattersalls Ebook (Dubawi Ire) in Newburg, and was pushed to the tune of $ 750,000 by the sons of the champions father in Ireland .
Stroud stated: “He is an excellent age, very athletic. He has an ideal father and a very good family. "
Claubacera's first foal, Dubawi (Ire), discovered reputation on this sale final yr when he bought Morten Buskop for $ 520,000. He’s now referred to as Nascetta (Ire).
At first of the session, Stroud had signed for Siamaiocht (Ire) (Teofilo Ire), the primary leg of Siyoun's (Fr) first foal, Jim Bolger's G1 Dewhurst S. ward ward (sister). Ire). Filly was one other of the multicolored Monceaux wilds and was raised by the China Horse Club, which purchased her mom at the age of three for $ 300,000.
One other star doing?
He might have had to satisfy solely a part of the limelight past most billing, however half brother to the various Class I winners Sistercharlie (Ire) (Myboycharlie Ire) and this season's G1 Prix du Jockey Club winner Sottsass (Fr) (Siyouni Fr) nevertheless, was one of the leading lights of the August sales opening session when it was bought for $ 700,000.
In contrast to his remainder of the household, the bred pressure of Fastnet Rock (Aus), bred by Ecurie des Monceaux for celebrated star characters Sister (Ire) (Galileo Ire), doesn’t compete with Peter Brant's colors, but ultimately takes it to the monitor in Qatar Racing silk whereas David Redvers stored viewers guessing by providing the Arqana restaurant.
As he signed Lot 21, Redvers stated: “He’s in all probability one of the fascinating younger oaks and represents one of the crucial thrilling crosses. He is a gorgeous horse and has a very good character – he walked there as if he owned the place. "
It truly is a cross, the winners of Group 1 are Unforgotten (Aus), Zhukova (Ire), Age of Hearth (Aus), Rivet (Ire), Intricately (Ire), Magicool (Aus) and Qualify (Ire) all the Fastnet Rock combine in Galileo.
Redvers went on: "I used to be on the telephone Sheikh Fahad California, the place he screens the trials, and I'm excited that I get a horse like this. He's the kind of horse he's on the lookout for now. We breed plenty of our own, but we would like to fill within the gaps and discover such horses. He is a world-class horse for world-class gross sales. I haven't had a chance to talk about plans with Sheikh Fahad but, but one factor's for positive, he's going to the coach he deserves. “
If this honor doesn’t finish, there shall be high expectations of the shortage. since his inception, since his three oldest siblings are all group winners, the triangle shall be decided by G3 Prix Bertrand de Tarragon winner My Sister Nat (Ire) (Acclamation GB).
Although Peter Brant might wait to buy the Fastnet Rock Collection from the household he knows so properly, his White Birch farm was not on the listing of consumers as he entered the 29th after some time. Buying by means of Agent Michel Zerolo (Oceanic Bloodstock), Brant € 500,000 from Le Havre (Ire) half-winner to Group 2 winner and Group 1-ranked Lesstalk in Paris (Ire) (Cape Cross Ire) provided by breeder Woman Reilly via her Haras de la Louvier.
"He's a fool we like a lot, and he plans to stay in France to investigate this one with Jean-Claude Rouget," stated Zerolo Prime Toss (Ire) (Linamix Fr) in an interview that, like his older daughter, gained the G3 -Prix d & # 39; Aumalen.
A million minutes per minute by Kingman  Alastair Donald had spent $ 1 million on Kingman's two years in minutes, exceeding Anthony Stroud's 19 La Motteraye Consignment product by $ 600,000.
-Shaqab-bred group 3-seater Galileo (Ire) mare Spin (Ire), colt is the buddy of 3-year-old filly Bowled Over (Ire), who has stored a clear sheet for 2 starts for Francis Graffard.
“Kingman sets the world back , and this colt was my choice from the first two days [of the sale]. His full sister also looks good, ”defined the agent who added that Colt's similarity to Fo Xin's chairman (Ire) was another decisive think about his acquisition of the identical owner, King Energy Racing. Winner and winner of final month's G3 Hampton Courtroom S. at Royal Ascot, Fox's chairman is raised on the similar Kingman-Galileo intersection.
Three rounds earlier (16), Donald had bid € 400,000 for Kingman's half. Sister in the G3 Prix Collection Sigy winner Fas (Ire) (Fastnet Rock Aus) from Monceaux and breeder Zalim Bifov.
He added concerning the Might foal: “He was properly balanced within the late foal and he’s also King Power Racing. Hoping to get one among them, however I'm glad that I get each of them, as a result of they have been the one two on my record at this time. "
Early Double to Dugan
Shawn Dugan hit the ground operating on Saturday night time. , spending $ 940,000 on refills for the first half hour of sales. First came the Ecurie des Monceaux's Frankel (GB) filter from Secret (Ire) (Cape Cross Ire) (Lot 4), a three-quarter sister to the G3 Prix Noailles' Third Normandy Eagle (Fr) (New Strategy Ire ), for $ 700,000. Secrete comes from Monceaux's G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud winner Pluman (Ire) (Anabaa), as well as G1 Prix de Diane's left-hand victim (GB) (Dubawi Ire) and this yr's G3 Prix de Guiche winner household Flop Shot (Ire) (New Strategy Ire).
Dugan typically buys for Al Shiraa Stables, however he stated he couldn't reveal the client on this case. Nevertheless, he revealed that filly would keep in France.
"He's a French breeder, so why would we take him elsewhere?", The agent defined. "He's beautiful, completely beautiful.
" We went much higher than we wanted, but he's just gorgeous. He has nothing wrong, the stallion is on fire, the family is alive. We are very happy. "
Dugan raised $ 240,000 three rounds later for Lot 7, the Sea The Stars (Ire) challenger, who is absent from the stale woman of stakes winner Shamakiya (Ire) (Intikhab). Shamakiya can also be the dam of the G3 Prix Cleopatre winner Shamkala (Ire) (Pivotal GB) and can also be a Class / Group 1 winner household corresponding to Shamdala (Ire), Shamdinan (Ire) and Shergar (Ire). "19659003] Dugan later added a batch of 54, Haras d & # 39; Ombreville's Olympic Glory (Ire) fillet, for $ 400,000. Lahti is half-sister to Fleeting (Ire) (Zoffany Ire), who finished second G2 at Ribblesdale S. on the similar Royal Ascot assembly the place Olympic Glory created the primary Group 1 winner in G1 Coronation S. See Me (Fr).
Siyouni Filly supplies a fairway milestone.
Posted by Charles Briere troops occurred earlier in the summertime together with his visionary graduate Arizona (Ire) (No Nay Never) victory over Royal Ascot's G2 Coventry S., and the 32-year-old reached a new milestone aboard the Fairway broadcast on Saturday, reaching the all-time excessive in the ring. It turned out to be a hit for the $ 650,000 Siyouni (Fr) go well with purchased by Jason Litt and Alex Solis on behalf of American owner LNJ Foxwoods.
Lot 49 is the listing part outdoors the Apple Charlotte (Sensible Strike), which was gained in Group 3. , which has already produced a multi-tiered Lottie (Arch) and three-time winner Dance Strike (Tapit).
Siyoun's fillin was raised by US owner Jack Swain, who additionally raised the dam, as well as last yr's GI Ballerina S. winner, Marley's Freedom (Blame), appearing underneath another dam. Briere stated that is the first horse he has bought to Swain. Georges Rimaud launched him to Aga Khan's Haras de Bonneval with Apple Charlotte boards.
"I got him in June, I was preparing him for two months and he was very straightforward in his preparation," Briere stated. "I am very satisfied with the price; I didn't think he deserved so much. I thought he would make $ 350,000-400,000, but I didn't expect him to rise that high. "
Briere pointed out that the oak has another foot of Siyouni grape and is foaled in Le Havre.
LNJ Foxwoods, the daddy / mother / daughter teammate of Larry, Nanc and Jaime Roth, has loved an awesome summer time together with his full-fledged state, led by current GI Check S. winner Covfefe (Into Mischief). They’re additionally nicely versed within the French scene as they raised and competed within the G3 Prix Minerve winner Golden Valentine (Fr) (Dalakhani Ire) Gold Round (Ire) (Caerleon), which they purchased in Arqana in December for $ 520,000. . Litt stated there was no choice on whether or not filly would compete in america or France.
"She was a queen," Litt summed up. “She is a ravishing filly and seemed good every time. Clearly many people favored him, so we're comfortable to have him. Now let's find out what the sport plan is. "
Siyoun's different outcomes of the night time included a quick-fire trio via the ring on the end of the session: Lot 74, colt purchased by Tony Nerses, on the market at Coulonces, $ 260000; A $ 250,000 filly (lot 76), bought by Haras de Saint Pair, bought by Oceanic Bloodstock to substitute Peter Brant in White Birch, and lot 77, Monceaux stock purchased by Godolphin for $ 240,000. Siyouni stands at Haras de Bonneval for € 100,000.
Another Frankel For Casse
Justin Casse admits that he has had a very fruitful relationship with Frankel (GB) because he has purchased a favored Gidu (GB) and Previous Honor (Ire) from his father and he is making an attempt to improve that buy of the rising catalog by Juddmonte's father, Lot 51, in the Archives on Saturday in Arkansas for $ 535,000.
“Frankel has been actually good to me; I have purchased them now four totally different nations and I’ve had some vaarnahevosia. He has a residual worth and he appeared revered. “
Casse has had plenty of luck in Arqana; he bought the winner of this yr's GI Preakness S. contest on the Might of Wind public sale of the Warfare of Will (Struggle Front) auction.
"If he makes half as much as War of Will, he would be worth his weight in gold," he stated. "He was standing high above the ground, moving really well and having a lot of quality."
Casse declined to identify the new proprietor of the film, however stated he was going to america to practice his brother Mark Cassen.
New workforce enjoying HKJC
When the hammer dropped to $ 400,000 for Frankel (GB) packages G3 Prix Eclipse winner Souvenir Delondres (Siyouni Fr), it was Mick Kinane and his daughter Aisling who signed the flag For the Hong Kong Jockey Membership.
Hubert Honore bought so much to 18 breeder Chris Wright from Stratford Place Stud, colt is his mother's second foal educated for Wright. by Jonathan Pease. His first foal Dancin Inthestreet (GB) (Muhaarar GB) is coaching with William Haggas.
Kinane, who buys with Crispin de Moubray for the Hong Kong Jockey Membership, later signed for lot 25, Haras d 'Etreham's Muhaarar (GB) colt, worth 150,000 euros. His unsuspected dam Suisesse (Malibu Moon) has already made three stakes winner Sans Equivoque (Fr) (Stormy River Fr) among the three winners.
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