19/08/2022. International Horse Racing World: Arqana catalogue August Online Sale // Highfield Princess, Noble Style, Quickthorn at York by TDN


Discover the catalogue of the August Online Sale

On Friday, August 26, ARQANA Online will hold the first edition of the August Online Sale. Now available, the catalogue is made up of five horses-in-training that have produced eye-catching recent performances, as well as a mare and a filly out of training. Bidding will begin at 3pm (French time) and finish at 5pm.

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TORNADIC, lot 1 © Scoopdyga

Of the horses-in-training, Jérôme Reynier will offer TORNADIC as lot 1. The very consistent four-year-old son of Toronado, with a current rating of 95, has won three times this season over 1,600 metres and most recently finished runner-up at Deauville. He is offered with his entry in the Prix Quincey.

Winner of the Fritz Henkel Stiftung-Rennen (Gr.3) at the beginning of the month following a third place in the Grosser Preis des Wirtschaft (Gr.3) for Peter SchiergenSAHIB’S JOY will be offered as lot 2Listed winner and placed in the Dortmund Grand Prix (Gr.3) last season, the son of Soldier Hollow is out of a sister to Breeders’ Cup Turf (Gr.1) scorer SHIROCCO.

Jean-Claude Rouget will offer two horses, including the three-year-old gelding VIATORE (lot 3). Winner on his debut and a winner of his most recent start over 1900 metres, only his third outing, the son of Siyouni with a current rating of 91 is out of Group-placed  VIA MANZONI, that has also produced Listed winner INTEGRANT.
He will be joined by SUDAF (lot 4), third on her debut and winner on his last start over 1,400 metres. The three-year-old daughter of War Front out of Bayakoa Stakes (Gr.3) scorer MUFAJAAH is from the family of group winners CAROLYN’S CAT, PEOPLE’S PRINCESS and MEADOW FLIGHT.
After opening his winning account over 2,700 metres on his second start, the Alain Couetil-trained JOIE DE REVES is lot 5. The three-year-old AQPS gelding by Magneticjim is from the family of National Hunt group/graded winners QUAROUSO and SO YOUNG.
On the breeding side, Tim Donworth will offer BELLPORT (lot 6), a winning half-sister to  Group 2 scorer ANGEL POWER. The three-year-old daughter of Bated Breath is from the excellent German family of Group 1 winners BORGIA and BOREAL.
Finally, FIRENZA BELLA is lot 7. Offered in foal to Goliath du Berlais by Haras de la Vastine, the half-sister to the excellent GAILLARD DU MESNIL is from the family of Grade 1 winner SOLDATINO.
The horses’ veterinary records as well as photos and videos of their conformation will be available soon on www.arqanaonline.com.
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August Online Sale

26 August
3pm – 5pm




Night Of Thunder’s Highfield Princess Dominates The Nunthorpe

Placing herself in a different stratosphere of sprinters, John Fairley’s Breeders’ Cup-bound homebred Highfield Princess (Fr) (Night Of Thunder {Ire}) powered to glory in Friday’s G1 Coolmore Wootton Bassett Nunthorpe S. at York only a dozen… [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]


Kingman’s Noble Style On Top At York

Godolphin’s 525,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 acquisition Noble Style (GB) (Kingman {GB}–Eartha Kitt {GB}, by Pivotal {GB}) earned ‘TDN Rising Star‘ status when debuting with elan over five furlongs at Ascot in May, but skipped… [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]


Nathaniel’s Quickthorn Makes All In York’s Lonsdale

Shorn of its main protagonists Stradivarius (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) and Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}) in the build-up, the complexion of Friday’s G2 Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup may have changed since declaration time, but… [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]


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