Arqana October Catalogue Online

Arqana’s October Yearling Sale, which has enjoyed a successful season with the likes of G1 Al Quoz Sprint winner The Right Man (GB) (Lope de Vega {Ire}), G3 Jersey S. winner and Classic-placed Le Brivido (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) and G3 Prix Penelope winner and dual Grade I-placed Sistercharlie (Ire) (Myboycharlie {Ire}) as flagbearers, will stage its 2017 renewal in Deauville from Oct. 17 to 20, and that catalogue is online. There are a total of 653 yearlings catalogued, with day one comprising Part I of the sale and Part II taking place over the ensuing three days.

Some of the highlights on paper include a Frankel (GB) colt out of Group 1 winner Pearly Shells (GB) (Efisio) (lot 55); a Siyouni (Fr) filly out of group winner and stakes producer Breath Of Love (Mutakddim) (lot 163); a Siyouni half-brother to multiple Group 1 winner Zagora (Fr) (Green Tune {Ire}) (lot 133); a Medaglia d’Oro filly who is the first foal out of Group 3 winner Emerald Star (GB) (Mount Nelson {GB}) (lot 198); an Oasis Dream (GB) filly out of a sister to Pacifique (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) and Prudenzia (Ire) (Dansili {GB}) (lot 52); a Galileo (Ire) half-sister to group winners Seismos (Ire) (Dalakhani {Ire}) and Samba Brazil (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) (lot 86); and an Invincible Spirit (Ire) filly who is the first foal out of a sister to Group 1 winners Most Improved (Ire) (Lawman {Fr}) and Ectot (GB) (Hurricane Run {Ire}) (fs21f1lot 120).

Another feature of the sale is that 637 of the yearlings catalogued are eligible for next year’s second running of the Haras de Bouquetot-October Yearling Sale Criterium. The race is this year worth €137,000 to the winner and is open only to graduates of this sale made eligible by their connections. The breeder of this year’s winner also receives a free nomination to Shalaa (Ire), the second Olympic Glory (Ire) and the third Style Vendome (Fr).

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