Horse Racing

Aga Khan Filly tops second session in a row at Arqana

One day after Shahnameh (Fr) was bred and deposited by Aga Khan (Churchill {Ire}) headed the proceedings at Arqana Vente d’Elevage, another 3-year-old of the campaign who became a star in Deauville, as an underdog Vazzana (GB) (Teophilo {Ire}) was knocked down for €120,000 to take the lead in the penultimate auction.

Classified in lot 716, the gulf girl is the daughter of Vazira (Fr) (star sea {Ire}), winner of three of her six career starts, including the 2014 G1 Prix Saint-Alary at Longchamp one start after winning the G3 Prix Vanteaux for the second time in her career. . The female family also includes the heroine of the Prix Saint-Alary Vadawina (Ire) (Unfuwain), the dam of Group 3 and Group 1 winners The Pentagon (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) and SW/MGSP Vedouma (Fr) (Dalakhani {Ire}); and G1 Prix du Moulin Vadamos (Fr) winner (Monsun {Ger}).

“She was a lovely mare,” said Katie Rudd, who signed the ticket on behalf of Busherstown. “She is going back to Ireland. This is my first time shopping at Vente d’Elevage – the market is strong.”

Train (GB), the daughter of the influential Pivotal (GB), received €55,000 from Jamie Piggott Bloodstock to rank as the second favorite of the session. Deposited by Haras de Castillon, the 9-year-old mare is a half-sister to dual group winner James Garfield (Ire) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}) and SW & MGSP’s dam Nate The Great (GB ) (Nathaniel {Ire}). Trainnah Whazzat (GB)’s dam (Daylami {Ire}) is a half-sister to the dam of US women’s turf champion Uni (GB) (More than readiness). Trainnah was sold in ponies to Ectot (GB).

Nearly four of the five horses (217) offered in Monday’s trading were reported to have sold for a total of €2,540,000. The €11,704 average has improved by 12.77% compared to last year, while the €8,500 average represents a 21.4% increase.

Entering the final session of Tuesday, 613 horses changed hands for €56,099,500. The average is 91,516€ and the average is 26,000€, well ahead of last year’s numbers.

Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe to PDF or daily alerts.

This story was posted in Europe’s Top News and tagged Aga khan, Arqana, Busherstown, sell horses, Jamie Piggott Bloodstock, Katie Rudd, Crucial, Saint-Alary Award, train, Vazira, Vazzana, Vente d’Elevage.


News7F: Update the world's latest breaking news online of the day, breaking news, politics, society today, international mainstream news .Updated news 24/7: Entertainment, the World everyday world. Hot news, images, video clips that are updated quickly and reliably

Related Articles

Back to top button