Three-Way Tussle sees Crimson Rock Top Dec.
Few assets own the Thoroughbred pedigree global currency, and a three-way international auction battle duly saw the property tied Crimson rock (Lot 1418) Bring in 450,000 guineas (US $ 629,694) on the first day of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale on November 29.
From the United States, there was Greg Goodman of Mt. Brilliant Farm, who was involved early on from his position in front of the grandstand, while in the catwalk, James Wigan proved to be the most engaged national participant. .
However, both players had to give way to Shingo Hashimoto, who handed over the decisive offer on behalf of Katsumi Yoshida, owner of the Japanese power plant Northern Farm.
Hashimoto said that thanks to her pedigree, many options remain open for the winning daughter of Fast rock , which was offered full of Highland reel by Newsells Park Stud in connection with the partial dispersion of Al Shahania Stud’s stock.
Shingo Hashimoto at Tattersalls
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The 7-year-old Crimson Rock, who was signed by $ 1million Spendthrift Farm as a Keeneland September yearling, is out of Maryinsky , making her the sister of four winners, including the four-time Group 1 heroine Voyeur fawn and scorer of the CritÃ©rium International (G1) 2007 The way you are .
Peeping Fawn was one of a select group of mares that Coolmore sent to Japan to visit the Great Deep Impact, a mating that resulted in the breeding of September , list winner and Group 1 finalist when he was beaten with a nose by Laurens in the bet365 Fillies Mile (G1) in 2017. September also finished third in the Moyglare Stud Stakes (G1) and the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T).
“We have not yet decided whether she will go straight to Japan or who will be her next breeding stallion,” Hashimoto said. “trail could be a candidate, although we don’t know at this time. Of course this dam line is one of the best, so the pedigree is very attractive, and Fastnet Rock is doing well in Japan too, so that suits us too. “
Contrail, the son of the Deep Impact champion, joins Shadai Stallion Station’s roster for 2022, after ending his racing career with a Japan Cup victory on November 28, his fifth freshman success.
New company for Notting Hill
A few lots later, Hillwood Stud’s Charlie Vigors appeared in the back stairs and landed an offer of 400,000 guineas ($ 559,728) to secure Sun tide (Lot 1426), a winning half-sister of the six-time group / degree 1 winner from Juddmonte Midday . The daughter of Siyouni was offered full of the hero Tweenhills Farm and Stud QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (G1) Kameko .
Only two of the 4-year-old’s mothers fit on the page, such is the in-depth strength of her pedigree. Midday bred four winners, including the group 3 double scorer Mid Road and the winner of the list Mori , while his mother Midsummer the nine successful sons and daughters present the winners of group 3 The Sun Maiden and Hot instant , as well as the listed goalscorer Summer sun.
Sun Tide in the ring
In turn, Midsummer is a brother of the Group 1 winning celebrities Elmaamul and Oars of worms .
âShe is for a new English based client and will come to us and the offspring will be sold,â said Vigors, who signed as Notting Hill Bloodstock. âI think this is the customer’s first horse; they want to have a group of boutique broodmares, so there is no better family to buy from. They could run a filly or two and sell the foals, but the plans are fluid at the moment.
âShe is an exciting mare and she has a nice commercial cover if they decide to sell. She is a neat and attractive mare so there are plenty of stallions that will suit her next year. for today but we have more on the list for tomorrow. “
Nataf and Bozo establish a French connection
The Juddmonte project contributed 1,342,000 guineas ($ 1,877,890) to sales on day one, with the sale of Sun Tide immediately preceded by Tacitly (Lot 1425), who recovered 375,000 guineas ($ 524,745) from Robert Nataf of Horse France.
The mother of the 4-year-old girl, the heroine of the Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (G1) Show , is brother of eight laureates, including the heroine of the CritÃ©rium de Saint-Cloud (G1) Passage of time , whose name has been in the headlines lately thanks to the exploits of his promising stallion son Time test . Tacitely was offered full from the champion of Juddmonte Frankel , which means that the resulting colt will be bred on the same cross as this year’s hero Cazoo Derby (G1), Adayar .
“I don’t think I can say it, but it’s not me!” Nataf joked when asked who the new owner of the mare is. “The pedigree speaks for itself, and she’s full of the right stallion, so she wasn’t too much of a headache. That price was within the limit where we wanted to play.”
Nataf’s purchase seems likely to head towards the quaint paddocks of Ecurie des Monceaux, and when asked about future mating plans, the agent referred to stud manager Henri Bozo, who said: “We will have to discuss, but maybe she could be one for Wootton bassett . “
Margaret O’Toole’s name appeared on the slip of two large purchases of the day, including 330,000 guineas ($ 461,776) Model guest (Lot 1469), which was knocked down to Eddie O’Leary and donated by The Castlebridge Consignment carrying to King man .
Model guest in the ring
The winning girl of Presentation boasted that he had a very important black guy who finished third in the German-Thoroughbred.com Sweet Solera Stakes (G3) in 2018. O’Leary said: “She will come back to Ireland and if she produces something like her everything will be fine. fine. She is a beautiful mare and there are very good crops for Kingman. “
Later in the session, O’Toole also signed for the bet365 finalist Lancashire Oaks (G2) Lady Hayes (Lot 1503) to 310,000 guineas ($ 433,789).
The 3 year old daughter of Kodiac , which was bred by Gigginstown House Stud from the Hurricane Run mare Andry Brussels , previously wore the colors of George Bolton after being sold to Kerri Radcliffe for 280,000 guineas ($ 361,353) at book 1 as a yearling.
âHe’s a beautiful physique who already has a black guy but will probably continue to run,â said O’Toole.
Another busy member of the buying bench was Agent Amanda Skiffington, with two six-figure purchases made for receipts totaling 540,000 guineas ($ 755,633). First come the 290,000 guineas ($ 405,803) Tested (Lot 1423), the 10 year old Selkirk mare who wore Juddmonte bristles to victory twice in the Coolmore Stud Fairy Bridge Stakes (G3) during her training with Dermot Weld in 2014 and 2015.
She has since bred two winners, including Deodorize , who was last seen finishing second behind Flaming Coast in the Virgin Bet Doncaster Stakes. The mare was offered full to Deodar’s father, Holding his breath .
Later, Skiffington stood alongside Ballylinch Stud’s John O’Connor when the group ranked 2nd Camphor (Lot 1483) was purchased for 250,000 guineas ($ 349,830).
The 5 year old daughter of Camelot has won three times for OTI Racing and Jessica Harrington and has been up for grabs a few times. She is the sister of three winners, including the goalscorer of the Godolphin Flying Start Zetland Stakes (G3) Max Vega , a son of Lope de Vega whose success may have helped inspire the acquisition of Skiffington and O’Connor.
“She’s for a client who is a shareholder in Lope de Vega, so she’ll be going to see him next spring,” O’Connor said. âI liked her as a racing filly, she was a very good, consistent filly who performed regularly in good stakes races. I am a fan of the starters and I love Camelot as a broodmare. Her dam has already bred Max Vega too so we know the cross works, it will come back to Ballylinch.
Newsells Park refueling
As a well-bred and successful young mare full of a promising sire, Berend Van Dalfsen’s Nooramunga (Lot 1387) looked at the full package and duly claimed 270,000 guineas ($ 377,817) from Jill Lamb when presented by Barton Sales.
Siyouni’s 5-year-old daughter won a ParisLongchamp maiden while training with Mikel Delzangles and added an important black guy to her CV when she finished third in the Prix Amandine listed. she is out of Bow Turtle , a group 2 winning sister of Turtle bowl , and was offered full of the rising star stallion of Haras de Bonneval Zarak .
âIt was bought for Newsells Park Stud,â Lamb said. “She is full of a very exciting young stallion so we are delighted to have her. There is a lot of quality about her, especially in the way she walked. She is a black type Siyouni mare, so she is an exciting mare to have. “
Jill Lamb at Tattersalls
Newsells Park Stud, which was acquired by tech entrepreneur Graham Smith-Bernal in June, is also selling a number of mares to Newmarket this week, including Waldlied (Lot 1839), a three-part winning group 2 sister of the Qatar hero Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) Waldgeist which is full of Kingman.
“We are selling a few this week, so we will be looking to replace them, although unfortunately they all arrive in the wrong order!” Lamb continued. âWe wanted to have one under our belt today, so it’s good to have it. It will depend a lot on what happens with Waldlied tomorrow, but she’s pretty late so Graham said we had to be. brave before it passes. “
Zarak, a son of Dubai and the shiny Zarkava , made a strong impression with its 2-year-old first generation, which includes 16 winners provided with a strike rate of 52%. Among these numbers are the winners of group 3 Lizaid and scorer rated Parnac , whose exploits have propelled their father to a fee of â¬ 25,000 for 2022.
“About 12 months ago people might have wondered about Zarak, but now everyone is saying you must have a Zarak!” Lamb added. “He looks a lot like Time Test to me, I was watching videos of him with Tom Blain (of Barton Stud) this morning and he looks like a beautiful horse.”
The December Mare Sale continues on November 30 at 9:30 a.m. local time, with prominent figures including Flotus (Lot 1798), Mystery Angel (Lot 1746), and Waldlied among the lots to come under the hammer.