28/03/2024. Horse Racing World: Arqana (FRA), March Online Sale // Vinery Stud (AUS), EASTER YEARLINGS


March Online Sale: Only few hours left to register to bid!

Today, on March 28th, from 3pm to 5pm (French time – excluding extra time), 8 flat and National Hunt horses-in-training and a filly out of training will be offered on ARQANA Online, including:


Lot 7 offered by Edouard Monfort

Trained by Edouard Monfort, this 3yo daughter of Toronado won on her debut over 1500m at Cagnes-sur-Mer in January.


Lot 9 offered by Jérôme Reynier

A 3yo Listed winner, this son of Dark Angel boasting a rating of 103 is being sold with an entry in the Prix La Force (Gr.3) on April 7th at ParisLongchamp.


Lot 1 offered by Gabriel Leenders

This 4yo son of Jeu St Eloi finished runner-up over hurdles at Auteuil on his debut for Gabriel Leenders.


Lot 2 offered by David Cottin

Placed over hurdles at Auteuil last season, the 4yo filly trained by David Cottin most recently finished second over fences at Fontainebleau last week.


Lot 4 offered by Mickaël Seror

Runner-up on his debut over hurdles under the training of Mickaël Seror, the 3yo gelding is a novice in both disciplines.


Lot 5 offered by David Cottin

Promising 3yo filly from the close family of Prix Bournosienne (Gr.3) winner SALSA MELODY.

The catalogue also features : TRHELIGONNE (lot 3)KANTAGUA DU LARGE (lot 6) and JOYEUX COCO (lot 8).
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March ARQANA Online Sale

28th March, 3-5pm (French time, excluding extra time)


Here they are, 18 impeccably bred yearlings bound for the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale. Vinery Stud has a long history of raising elite racehorses, with recent graduates including the likes of:

GROWING EMPIRE (Zoustar x Miles Of Krishan) – $700,000 purchase from the 2023 Easter Yearling Sale by Yulong Stud. Winner of the 2024 Listed MVRC Valley Pearl 2YO Stakes. 

SALTAIRE (Star Turn x Testa Sarah) – $140,000 purchase, $467,500 earner. Winner of the 2022 ATC Inglis Nursery (RL) and Stakes placed on four other occasions in 2023. 

ARTORIUS (Flying Artie x Gracie’s Lass) – $120,000 purchase, $2million earner. Winner of the Gr.1 MRC Blue Diamond S., and Gr.1 ATC Canterbury S. His full brother is catalogued as Lot 50.

ROOTS (Press Statement x Arctic Success) – $52,000 purchase, $1million earner. Winner of the Gr.2 ATC Emancipation S. and Gr.2 ATC Hot Danish S.

ENGLISH RIVIERA (Deep Field x Second Time Lucky) – $260,000 purchase, Gr.3 Thoroughbred Club S. winner and Group placed on two other occasions.

ARISTIA (Lonhro x Nakaaya) – $80,000 purchase, $1million earner. Winner of the Gr.1 VRC Oaks and Gr.2 VRC Wakeful S. Her first foal is catalogued as Lot 427.

Keep an eye out for your next star among these 18 Vinery yearlings.

Lot 22 – Written Tycoon x Fast Fleet colt. 
This colt is the half-brother to Australian Champion Sprinter and five-time Gr.1 winner SANTA ANA LANE. Fast Fleet has had three foals to race for three winners including 2YO winner on debut, Fast Star.

He is by Australian Champion Sire Written Tycoon who, over Fastnet Rock mares, has produced 83% winners to runners and 5 Stakes winners including recent Gr.1 Golden Slipper winner LADY OF CAMELOT.

Lot  26 – Bivouac x Femme Fireball filly.
This filly is the second foal from the Stakes placed and seven-time winner, Femme Fireball, who is the full sister to multiple Gr.3 winner and Gr.1 placed ROCK, along with two other winners.
She is from the first crop of Champion Sprinter, Bivouac, who won over $5million in prize money and retired a three-time Gr.1 winner. His first crop yearlings have sold up to $675,000.
Lot 39 – Zoustar x Fragrance colt.
This colt is a half-brother to Stakes placed Angelic Scent and HK galloper Red Hare King, who has won another race since the catalogue went to print. His second dam is the Stakes winner DEXTROUS who produced four Stakes winners including Champion 2YO Colt SIDESTEP, Gr.1 winner and sire SKILLED and the dam of 2YO Stakes winner TRAFFIC WARDEN.

He is by one of Australia’s leading sires, Zoustar, who is the sire of 51 Stakes winners including talented colts such as OZZMOSISLEAN MEAN MACHINEZOUSAIN, and recent Stakes winning 2YO GROWING EMPIRE who was purchased out of the Vinery Easter draft in 2023.

Lot 50 – Flying Artie x Gracie’s Lass colt. 
This colt is the full brother to multiple Gr.1 winner ARTORIUS who retired to stud with the Gr.1 Blue Diamond Stakes and Gr.1 Canterbury Stakes on his CV. His second dam is the Stakes winner GRACE AND POWER who produced Gr.1 Darley Classic winner DELECTATION.

He is by Gr.1 Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Flying Artie, the sire of the aforementioned ARTORIUS and Stakes winners ASFOORA and DEMOCRACY MANIFEST.

Lot 81 – Siyouni (FR) x Indiana Wells (FR) filly.
This athletic filly is the full sister to two Stakes horses in Baha Mar and Ellerslie Lace. With only two dams on the page, she is closely related to Gr.1 winner TURTLE BOWL and Stakes winners TURTLE BOWMILITARY BOWLAGE OF AQUARIUS, et al.

She is by Siyouni, the leading sire of Milers in Europe, who strikes at an impressive 7.8% Stakes winners to runners. From limited runners in Australia, Siyouni has produced the talented Gr.1 winner AMELIA’S JEWEL.

Lot 128 – Ole Kirk x Manasari colt.
This colt is from a winning half-sister to dual Group winner FIANO ROMANO and the Stakes placed dam of Gr.2 winner AIN’T EASY. His multiple Stakes winning second dam, HEART ASHLEY, is a three-quarter-sister to ASHLEY’S KITTY. He is a half-brother to 3YO winner Indian Jewel (All Too Hard).

He is from the first crop of Champion 3YO and dual Gr.1 winner Ole Kirk, who is the best performed son of Champion Sire Written Tycoon. Ole Kirk’s first crop yearlings have been exceptionally well received selling up to $1million.

Lot 152 – Exceedance x Miss Gunpowder filly.
This filly is the third foal from multiple Group winner MISS GUNPOWDER. She is the half-sister to multiple winner Miss Boom Boom. Her 2YO full sister was a $380,000 Easter yearling purchase by trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott, and debuted as a pre-Christmas 2YO in the Inglis Nursery (RL).
She is by Gr.1 winning sprinter and exciting first-season sire Exceedance, who is already the sire of three 2YO winners including DUBLIN DOWN, the Gr.3 Maribyrnong Plate and Pago Pago Stakes winner.
Lot 168 – Ole Kirk x Mousai filly
This filly is bred in the purple being from a winning three-quarter-sister to Gr.1 winner AMICUS and a half-sister to Royal Ascot hero STARSPANGLEDBANNER. She is the half-sister to the Cranbourne track-record holder Garza Blanca, and since the catalogue has gone to print, 3YO Stakes performer Easy Dun.

This precocious filly is by exciting first season sire and multiple Gr.1 winner, Ole Kirk, whose first yearlings sold to $1million this year, and averaged over $200,000 at Magic Millions.

Lot 177 – Star Turn x Naantali (NZ) filly.
This filly is the second foal from Stakes winner NAANTALI, who is a half-sister to two Stakes horses. Her 2YO half-sister by Zoustar was a $340,000 Easter Yearling, purchased by trainer Nigel Blackiston. This is also the family of Group winners CASHIER and FLYING PEGASUS.
She is by Star Turn, a stallion doing a fantastic job at stud. His winners to runners ratio of over 73% is elite and one of the best in the county, which is backed up by his 7 Stakes winners, including Gr.1 winner STARTANTES.
Lot 199 – Toronado (IRE) x Orvieto filly.
This filly is a half-sister to Group winner BONVICINI and talented $400,000 earning galloper Pizarro. She is out of a Testa Rossa mare who has produced two runners for two winners and hails from the family of Gr.1 winner UNCOMMON JAMES, and KING KAPA.
She is by the world’s leading 3YO miler of 2013, Toronado, who has produced five individual Gr.1 winners, including Australian topliners such as MASKED CRUSADERSHELBY SIXTYSIX and MARIAMIA.
Lot 278 – Street Boss (USA) x Sezanne filly.
This filly is the third foal from a Gr.1 placed More Than Ready mare who is a three-quarter sister to Stakes winner GRACE AND HARMONY. Her second dam is Gr.2 winner CHAMPAGNE HARMONY. Her 3YO half-sister named Joiselle (by Snitzel) has won her first two starts since the catalogue went to print.

She is by Street Boss who is the sire of 66 Stakes winners including 9 Gr.1 winners highlighted by Champion ANAMOE. Street Boss strikes at an impressive 71% winners to runners with over $125million in progeny earnings.

Lot 301 – I Am Invincible x Snitzerland filly.
This filly is from Gr.1 Lightning Stakes winner SNITZERLAND who was also second in the Gr.1 Golden Slipper behind Pierro. The mare has already produced Group winner HARD LANDING and Stakes performed Saas Fee along with two other winners from as many runners. 
She is by the Champion sire I Am Invincible who is one of the best sires in the country and has produced a huge 105 Stakes winners headed by the Gr.1 winning filly’s such as IMPERATRIZIN SECRETLOVING GABY and Vinery-raised MARABI.
Lot 313 – Zoustar x Spring Venture (USA) colt.
This colt is from the multiple Stakes winning mare SPRING VENTURE who won the Gr.2 Woodbine Natalma Stakes as a 2YO, which has been upgraded as a Gr.1. He hails from a deep black-type North American family with every dam on the page a Stakes horse.
He is by one of Australia’s leading sires, Zoustar, who is the sire of 51 Stakes winners including talented colts such as OZZMOSISLEAN MEAN MACHINEZOUSAIN, and recent Stakes winning 2YO GROWING EMPIRE who was purchased out of the Vinery Easter draft in 2023.
Lot 337 – Zoustar x Tallow filly.
This filly is the half-sister to Gr.1 Golden Slipper winner, Champion 2YO and Vinery graduate FARNAN, as well as 2YO Stakes winner SANDBAR. She boasts an elite pedigree being out of the Group winning 3YO TALLOW who has produced three winners from as many runners.
She is by one of Australia’s leading sires, Zoustar who currently strikes at 69% winners to runners and has progeny earnings over $109million. He is the sire of 51 Stakes winners including Gr.1 winning fillies such as SUNLIGHTZOUGOTCHAMIZZYLEZOO, etc.
Lot 362 – Capitalist x Turbo Miss colt.
This blueblooded colt is the third foal from Gr.3 winner TURBO MISS, who is a half-sister to Gr.1 winner and proven young sire RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. Turbo Miss is also a half-sister to Miss Interiors, the dam of Champion 3YO Colt HOME AFFAIRS and Stakes winner AYSAR.
He is by the sensational sire of 2YOs in Capitalist who has already produced 13 Stakes winning 2YOs from just four crops of racing age. Currently striking at 65% winners to runners, Capitalist is the sire of top colts such as CAPTIVANTENCAPHOLMES A COURT etc.
Lot 427 – Zoustar x Aristia colt.
This exceptionally bred colt is the first foal from Gr.1 VRC Oaks winner ARISTIA, who is a half-sister to Gr.1 Oakleigh Plate winner MARABI. His second dam is the Gr.2 Sunline Stakes winner NAKAAYA who is closely related to Gr.1 Flight Stakes winner ROYAL PURLER.
He is by one of Australia’s leading sires, Zoustar, the sire of 51 Stakes winners including talented colts such as OZZMOSISLEAN MEAN MACHINEZOUSAIN, and recent Stakes winning 2YO GROWING EMPIRE who was a 2023 Vinery-sold Easter yearling.
Lot 435 – Ole Kirk x Ballet Rose filly.
This filly is from a winning Exceed and Excel mare who is the half-sister to Gr.1 winner KING’S ROSE and Gr.2 winner HARDHAM. She is closely related to SATONO ARTHUR and Stakes placed Suave Charles. Her half-sister is a two-time winning 3YO and her 2YO sister by I Am Invincible was an $800,000 Inglis Easter purchase last year.
She is from the first crop of Champion 3YO and dual Gr.1 winner Ole Kirk, who is the best-performed son of Champion Sire Written Tycoon. Ole Kirk’s first crop yearlings have been exceptionally well received selling up to $1million.
Lot 464 – I Am Invincible x Colorado Claire filly.
This filly is out of the Gr.2 Phar Lap Stakes winner COLORADO CLAIRE and is a half-sister to Gr.2 Todman Stakes winner GUNNISON, along with three other winners. This is also the family of  2YO Stakes winners MOONOVERMANHATTAN and SELENIA.

She is by the two-time Australian Champion Sire I Am Invincible, the sire of 105 Stakes winners, highlighted by his ten-time Gr.1 winning daughter IMPERATRIZ. His yearlings have been in high demand averaging over $500,000 across the five yearling sales so far this season.