17/05/2023. International Horse Racing World: Frankel’s Soul Sister Out On Her Own In The Musidora by TDN – Arqana: 2023 Grand Steeple Sale, GOLD DANCER the top price



Frankel’s Soul Sister Out On Her Own In The Musidora

Allowed to start at 18-1 for York’s G3 Tattersalls Musidora S. on Wednesday, Lady Bamford’s Soul Sister (Ire) (Frankel {GB}–Dream Peace {Ire}, by Dansili {GB}) threw her hat into the ring for the Oaks with… [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]



2023 Grand Steeple Sale: GOLD DANCER the top price

Taking place on ARQANA Online, the Grand Steeple Sale was subject to 40 individual bidders this afternoon. Of the seven lots offered, five changed hands for a turnover of €895,000.

GOLD DANCER (lot 7) © Christian Pubert

Consigned by Arnaud Chaillé-Chaillé, it was Doctor Dino’s son GOLD DANCER (lot 7) that made the top price at the sale. A winner on his second start over hurdles at Compiegne following a promising debut, the four-year-old gelding was sold for €250,000 to Willie MullinsHarold Kirk and Pierre Boulard.

They also struck for KARIA DES BLAISES (lot 3) for €130,000. A winner by seven lengths on her debut over jumps, the Emmanuel Clayeux-trained filly is from the Aga Khan maternal line that has already produced the excellent KARLY FLIGHT.

KALEOSUN (lot 4) © Zuzanna Lupa

Another to have made over €200,000 was KALEOSUN (lot 4), that most recently won a bumper on his second outing. It was Cécile Adonias (Cava Associates) that had the final say at €215,000 for the son of No Risk At All from Alain Couétil’s stable.

Both sold for €150,000, the Erwan Grall-trained BATMAN GIRAC (lot 2) was bought by Highflyer Bloodstock, while the Haras de Saint-Voir homebred ILLIKO DES PLANS (lot 6) went the way of Guy Petit.

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