11/10/2021. Aste Arqana: The highest rated mare in training in France, GRAND GLORY joins the ARQANA Vente d’Elevage

Mondo ippico sempre in grande fermento


GRAND GLORY, the winner of the Prix Jean Romanet (Gr.1) and third in the Prix de Diane (Gr.1), will go under the hammer at the Vente d’Elevage in Deauville, which will once again this year host a selection of exceptional foals, fillies and mares.

winner at two, the Gianluca Bietolini-trained filly finished third in the Prix de Diane (Gr.1) the following year behind the incredible CHANNEL, before winning the Prix Zakarva (L.) at four. Having been placed in a number of Group races, she recorded her first victory at this level in the Prix de Flore (Gr.3) the same year. 

Placed in the La Coupe (Gr.3) and the Prix Exbury (Gr.3) won by the excellent performer SKALLETI this season, she distinguished herself in the Grand Prix de Vichy (Gr.3) before triumphing in the Prix Jean Romanet (Gr.1) this summer at Deauville. She most recently finished runner-up in the prestigious Prix de l’Opéra (Gr.1), beaten a nose by the very talented ROUGIR. Representing the colours of Albert Frassetto, John d’Amato and Mike Pietrangelo, she is currently rated 117.

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Free of Sadler’s Wells blood, the daughter of Olympic Glory hails from the maternal line of LADY REBECCA, which notably produced ALZAO as well as ARAPAHO MISS and MIAMI BOUND, both Oaks winners in Australia.

She will be offered to buyers on Saturday 4th December, on the first day of the Vente d’Elevage. The full catalogue will be available online from Tuesday 2 November at www.arqana.com.