Arqana

ARQANA

ARQANA, the leading French sales company

« In August 2006, ARQANA was created as the result of the merger between Agence Française de Vente de Pur Sang and Goffs France« . ARQANA combines the sales which were previously held by Agence Française in Deauville and Goffs France in Saint-Cloud. ARQANA holds 10 sales a year in 2 sales complexes:

The Deauville sales complex is mainly dedicated to yearlings, foals and breeding stock. Deauville is a luxury seaside resort and a major European racing centre, on the Normandy coast, all situated within only 2 hours from Paris. Saint-Cloud racecourse hosts 3 sessions dedicated to horses in training or ready to run. The racecourse of Saint-Cloud is located a few miles south west from the centre of Paris. It is easily accessible from all the racecourses and training centres in the Paris region.
Deauville and Saint-Cloud regularly offer horses of the highest international class, as well as the dams of future champions, which are sold in Deauville. Recent successes include Classic and Gr.1 horses like TREVE, SHAMALGAN, PRINCE GIBRALTAR, ECTOT, VORDA, TORONADO, CHICQUITA, FLOTILLA, STYLE VENDOME, LESSTALK IN PARIS to name but a few.

ARQANA sales graduates are a dominant force in jump racing in Ireland, England and France. Recent top performers include : PTIT ZIG, LE ROCHER, ZAIDPOUR, DIAKALI, SIR DES CHAMPS, RENNETI, DYNASTE, VERY WOOD, LAC FONTANA, WHISPER.

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2016-02-08 February Mixed Sale
type : Breeding Stock & Yearlings & HIT

A winter mixed sale in Deauville, offering opportunities for all budgets

start lots :
BUBBLE CHIC (€33,000 in 2010) G3 The Queen Mother Memorial Cup & 2nd G1 Prix du Jockey Club; RUSSIAN SOUL (€1,500 in 2012) G3 Al Shindagha Sprint & G3 Renaissance St. CHAMP DE BATAILLE (€5,000 in 2013 ) 2nd Gr.1 Prix Cambacérès Gr.3 Prix Général de Saint-Didier

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-05-13 to 2016-05-14 The 100% Wild Card Sale
type : HIT

This brand-new, innovative sale held on the eve of the French Guineas is a boutique section of high-class horses in training, all entered using the Wild Card scheme - they can be entered up to 10 days prior to the sale, and each lot is promoted individually.

start lots :
First edition in 2016

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-05-14 Breeze Up Sale
type : 2 YOS

Europe's fastest-growing breeze up sale - turnover has risen 10-fold over the past decade. A consistent source of Group 1 winners, held in Deauville for the first time this year on the same weekend as the French Guineas - a not-to-be-missed event.

start lots :
MSHAWISH (€170,000 in 2012) G1 Donn H. & Gulfstream Park Turf H., G2 Zabeel Mile; ROBIN OF NAVAN (€47,000 in 2015) G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud & G3 Prix de Condé; THE GREY GATSBY (€120,000 in 2013) G1 Irish Champion Stakes & G1 Prix du Jockey Club

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-06-29 to 2016-07-01 Summer Sale
type : 2YOS & Stores & HIT

Source of at least one Grade 1 winner over jumps every year over the past five years. Also offering flat-orientated horses in training and the second tier of our breeze up sales.

start lots :
MONDIALISTE (€190,000 in 2014) G1 Woodbine Mile S. & 2nd G1 Breeders' Cup Mile; DON POLI (€42,000 in 2011) Grs.1 Lexus Chase, RSA Steeple Chase, Topaz Novice Chase ; PETITE PARISIENNE (€135,000 in 2014) Gr.1 Champion 4 Y.O. Hurdle ; ADRIANA DES MOTTES (€100,000 in 2013) Gr.1 Mares Novices' Hurdle.

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-08-14 to 2016-08-16 August Yearling Sale
type : Yearlings

Often described as "the sales paradise", this premier yearling sale combines the attraction of a catalogue featuring the cream of the French crop, the irresistible charms of the seaside town of Deauville and a top class racing festival.

start lots :
MUBTAAHIJ (€450,000 in 2013) 2nd G1 Dubai World Cup; BELARDO (€100,000 in 2013), G1 Dewhurst St.; ECTOT (€75,000 in 2012) Gr.1 Critérium International ; CHICQUITA (€600,000 in 2011) G1 Irish Oaks; FLOTILLA (€120,000 in 2011) G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf; DABIRSIM (€30,000 in 2010) G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère;

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-08-17 V.2 Yearling Sale
type : Yearlings

Created in 2013, this sale caters for precocious yearlings with a pedigree and conformation to run at two. Already source of several high class juveniles headed by unbeaten Group 3 winner TRIXIA.

start lots :
TRIXIA (€85,000 in 2014) G3 Prix des Réservoirs & L Critérium de Lyon; EXCILLY (€52,000 in 2014) 3rd G2 Balanchine & 2nd G2 Cape Verdi Stakes; BLACK SEA (€90,000 in 2014) L Prix François Mathet, MAXIMUM AURELIUS (€38,000 in 2014) L. Prix des Sablonnets

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-10-01 Arc Sale
type : HIT

A unique boutique sale of horses in training held on the eve of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, which takes place in Chantilly this year. Some horses are sold with their entry in the next day's Group 1 races.

start lots :
MAX DYNAMITE (€200,000 in 2013) G2 Lonsdale Cup; EMPOLI (580,000€ in 2013) G1 Preis von Europa; FRANKYFOURFINGERS (€100,000 in 2014) G3 Al Maktoum Challenge Round II & G3 Glorious Stakes; THE BLUE EYE, G1 H H The Emir's Trophy

Address :
Pharis Yard - Chantilly

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2016-10-18 to 2016-10-21 October Yearling Sale
type : Yearlings

The largest source of French-bred yearlings: in excess of 600 youngsters, all eligible for the generous French premiums. The one-stop shop for everyone intending to race in France.

start lots :
ODELIZ (€22,000 in 2011) G1 Premio Lydia Tesio & Prix Jean Romanet; TREVE (€22,000 unsold in 2011) G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 2013 & 2014; CHARM SPIRIT (€140,000 in 2012) G1 Queen Elizabeth II St.; Avenir Certain (€45,000 in 2012) G1 Prix de Diane & French 1,000 Guineas, CONTRIBUTER (€60,000 in 2011) Grs.1 Ranvet Stakes & Chipping Norton Stakes, MILLE ET MILLE ( €32,000 in 2011) Gr.1 Prix du Cadran.

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-11-14 to 2016-11-15 Autumn Sale
type : HIT & Stores & yearlings

A mixed sale combining flat and jumps horses in training as well the final yearling session.

start lots :
SILJAN'S SAGA (€2,500 in 2011) - 2nd G 1 Prix Royal Oak; Tourny (€32,000 in 2013) 3rd G1 Prix Morny; ARCTIC FIRE (€110,000 in 2012) Gr.1 Hatton's Grace Hurdle ; BONITO DU BERLAIS (€70,000 in 2012) Gr.1 Prix Cambacérès ; LE ROCHER (€26,000 in 2011) Gr,1 Future Champions Finale Hurdle ; MIN (€6,000 in 2013) 2nd Gr.1 The Supreme Novices' Hurdle ; KOBROUK (€105,000 in 2013) Gr.2 Prix Congress Gr.3 Prix Orcada

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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2016-12-03 to 2016-12-06 Breeding Stock Sale
type : Breeding Stock

Four days dedicated to fillies, broodmares and foals, featuring some exclusive consignments from the Aga Khan Studs, Wertheimer et Frère, Haras de Fresnay le Buffard, Haras du Bois Roussel etc. The finest European bloodlines at a great value.

start lots :
Embellishment sold for €950,000 in 2015; Alterite sold for €1,1 million in 2014; Toronado (€40,000 in 2010) - G1 Queen Anne Stakes; Dunaden (€1,500 in 2006) - G1 Hong Kong Vase ; LUCAYAN (€17,000 in 2009) - French 2,000 Guineas REVE DE SIVOLA (6,000 in 2006) Grs.1 JLT Long Walk Hurdle Race, BGC Long Walk Hurdle, Grand Prix d'Automne, Challow Novices' Hurdle, Champion Novice Hurdle ; AL FEROF (€13,000 in 2005) Gr.1 The Henry VIII Novices' Steeple Chase

Address :
Arqana Deauville - 32 avenue Hocquart de Turtot - 14800 Deauville

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