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Seventh edition of the Osarus La Teste yearling sale : The catalogue is now online !

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The seventh edition of the Osarus La Teste yearling sale will take place on 11th and 12th September at the Hippodrome du Béquet (racecourse). In view of the increase and quality of yearlings inspected, the number of lots catalogued (285) is up by 37% compared to 2013.
This year again, 100% of lots catalogued are “FR” or “assimilated FR” and therefore all qualify for French owners’ premiums.
As announced earlier this year, the stabling capacity at La Teste racecourse has been increased with the building of two new yards.

The main French consignors will again be present this year. The largest consignment comes from Haras de Grandcamp (23 lots), followed by Haras des Faunes (18 lots), La Motteraye Consignment (16 lots), HSV Agency (16 lots), Haras des Granges (15 lots), Haras d’Ayguemorte (11 lots), Haras de l’Hôtellerie (10 lots), Jedburgh Stud and Haras d’Ellon (10 lots), Haras de la Haie Neuve (9 lots), Haras de la Reboursière (8 lots), Haras de Saint Arnoult (8 lots), Neustrian Associates (7 lots), Haras de Maulepaire (7 lots), Haras du Logis (4 lots), Haras du Quesnay (4), Haras du Petit Tellier (4 lots), etc.
For the first time Haras de Bernesq (5 lots), Haras du Cadran (4 lots), Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard (2 lots), Haras des Capucines (1 lot) and Haras du Lieu des Champs (1 lot), will also be present at La Teste.

88 stallions will be represented, among which: Le Havre (9 lots) leading sire in France, as well as Kendargent (10 lots), Siyouni (9 lots) and Hold That Tiger (3 lots), leading sires of two-year-olds in France.
First-crop yearling sires are alo well represented, such as Dalghar (1), Dream Ahead (1), Loup Breton (6), Milanais (1), Monitor Closely (2), Never on Sunday (3), Skins Game (1), Soul City (2), Wootton Bassett (1) and Zoffany (2).
La Teste sale will also feature the progeny of sires whose first crop are two-year olds in 2014, such as Air Chief Marshal (11 lots), Alexandros (2), Alfred Nobel (1), Confuchias (1), Evasive (5), Shakespearean (2), Silver Frost (9), Vertigineux (5) Vision d’Etat (3) and Youmzain (4), and proven stallions such as American Post (8), Aqlaam (1), Bushranger (2), Carlotamix (1), Champs Elysées (1), Della Francesca (3), Deportivo (3), Diamond Green (8), Elusive City (1), Hat Trick (1), Hurricane Cat (4), Intense Focus (1), Kheleyf (2), Lawman (1), Linngari (3), Literato (3), Montmartre (1), Muhtathir (1), Myboycharlie (12), Naaqoos (8), Panis (3), Peer Gynt (4), Sir Percy (1), Slickly (7), Soave (5), Stormy River (7), Saday Break (10), Tamayuz (1), Turtle Bowl (4), Whipper (4) and Zafeen (2).

Approximately a quarter of yearlings catalogued are out of mares with black-type performances, or black type producing mares.

Among lots on offer, figure :

  •  Lot 2, a colt by MONTMARTRE and Rauxa (half-sister to CASACA (Prix Fille de L’Air Gr.3) and ENTRE COPAS (GP Ciudad de Madrid L.)),
  • Lot 5, a filly by HOLD THAT TIGER, half-sister to FLAMBOYANT (La Puente Stakes L., 3rd Belmont Derby Gr.1),
  • Lot 11, a filly by STORMY RIVER, half-sister to REINE OF ROMANCE (San Clemente St. Gr.2, 3rd Del Mar Oaks Gr.1),
  • Lot 22, a colt by ZAFEEN, close family to KARAKONTIE (Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère Gr.1, Poule d’Essai des Poulains Gr.1),
  • Lot 25, a filly by WAY OF LIGHT, full sister to Final Destination (3rd Prix de la Californie L., 3rd Prix de Pontarmé L.),
  • Lot 34, a colt by TURTLE BOWL out of SIL SILA (Prix de Diane Gr.1, Radley St. L.), half-brother to SOL MI FA (Bay Meadows Breeders’ Cup Oaks L.),
  • Lot 60, a colt by SUNDAY BREAK, half-brother to BIENS NANTI (Prix de Courcelles L., 3rd Prix La Force Gr.3),
  • Lot 71, a colt by KENDARGENT out of a half-sister to GREY GLITTERS (GP de Clairefontaine L.) and to LOUPY GLITTERS (Prix La Camargo L.),
  • Lot 79, a colt by LE HAVRE out of WYSIWYG LUCKY (Prix Belle de Nuit L.),
  • Lot 89, a colt by SIYOUNI, half-brother to ARD NA GREINE (Martin Molony St. L.) and grandson to Lisaleen (3rd Gilltown Stud St. Gr.3),
  • Lot 98, a filly by COUNTRY REEL, half-sister to WILLIE THE WHIPPER (Silver Tankard St. L., 2nd Critérium de Saint Cloud Gr.1) and granddaughter of ANNA THEA (Hamburger Stutenpreis Gr.3),
  • Lot 104, a filly by MYBOYCHARLIE, half-sister to ASHALANDA (Prix de Mallerand Gr.2, Pride St. Gr.2),
  • Lot 105, a colt by SIYOUNI, out of a daughter of ABBATIALE (Prix Pénélope Gr.3, 2nd Prix de Diane Gr.1),
  • Lot 113, a filly by KENDARGENT, half-sister to Star Dolois (winner at 2 of the Prix des Futaies at Compiègne), dam half-sister to PONTE TRESA (Prix Kergolay Gr.2, 2nd Prix Chaudenay Gr.2, 3rd Prix Royal Oak Gr.1),
  • Lot  115,  a  colt  by  REDBACK, half-brother  to  BAIE D’HONNEUR (Prix  FBA  Aymeri  de Mauléon L., Prix de l’Athénée L.) and grandson of LANDLADY (Prix d’Automne L., 3rd Prix de Flore Gr.3),
  • Lot 125, a filly by HAT TRICK out of CATSALOT (Pacific Heights St. L.), granddaughter of Clerical Error (2nd Prix de Sandringham Gr.2),
  • Lot 130, a filly by WHIPPER and Coco (3rd Fern Hill Rated St. L.), half-sister to Minnesota (3rd Stonehenge St. L.), Maramba (3rd Radley St. L.), and Carilo (2nd Prix de Pépinvast Gr.3, 3rd Prix Cambacérès Gr.1),
  • Lot 158, a colt by INTENSE FOCUS, out of a daughter of FELINA (IOFE Festa Rennen L.),
  • Lot 161, a colt by SUNDAY BREAK out of a full-sister to BLUSTER (Prix Servanne L., 2nd Prix de Petit Couvert Gr.3),
  • Lot 170, a colt by KENDARGENT, half-brother to GRAND REPORTER (Critérium du Béquet L.), Damdam (Prix Zeddaan L.) and to Damdam Freeze (dam of KENFREEZE (Prix Roland de Chambure L.) and of KENDAM (Kendargent) (Prix Eclipse Gr.3, Prix d’Arenberg Gr.3 and 3rd of the Prix of la Forêt Gr.1)),
  • Lot 172, a colt by ELUSIVE CITY out of FRUTA BOMBA (Critérium de Vitesse L.),
  • Lot 174, a colt by WHIPPER, out of a half-sister to FUISSÉ (Prix du Moulin de Longchamp Gr.1, Stallion) and to FULL OF GOLD (Critérium de Saint Cloud Gr.1, Stallion),
  • Lot 182, a filly by NAMID out of GOOSELEY LANE (Oppenheim Rennen L.), half-sister to Stefochop (Prix Riverman (B)) and to Gooseley Chope (dam of GOKEN, Prix du Bois Gr.3), Lot 184, a filly by LITERATO, half-sister to STRAIGHT TO IT (New Jersey Hat Cup L.),
  • Lot 187, a filly by SUNDAY BREAK out of HISTOIRE SAINTE (Bayou Breeders’ Cup L.), half-sister to VIOLON SACRE (Knickerbocker St. Gr.3, Prix du Point du Jour L.),
  • Lot 194, a colt by SLICKLY out of INSAN MALA (Tenski St. L. at Saratoga), half-brother to COURCY (Prix de la Californie L.),
  • Lot 205, a colt by LINNGARI, half-brother to Stillman (2nd T.Byron Gr.3),
  • Lot 210, a colt by NEVER ON SUNDAY, half-brother to GOTDREAM (Hidden Light St. L., dam of GOT FLY (Prix G.Trabaud L.) and GOT SUN (Prix Kauto Star L.)),
  • Lot 219, a colt by HURRICANE CAT out of L‘Été (2nd Seleccion de Potrancas Gr.3),
  • Lot 231, a colt by SILVER FROST, half-brother to VICTORINNA (Prix de la Pépinnière L.),
  • Lot 232, a filly by CHAMPS ELYSEES, granddaughter of RAINBOW LAKE (Lancashire Oaks Gr.3), dam sister to KIND (dam of FRANKEL),
  • Lot 237, a filly by SLICKLY, half-sister to Yang Tse Kiang (2nd UAE Derby Gr.2, Prix de Condé Gr.3),
  • Lot 240, a colt by NEVER ON SUNDAY, half-brother to Mindsomer (Prix de Mont l’Evêque (B)),
  • Lot 246, a filly by NOMBRE PREMIER, half-sister to Makt (2nd Prix du Conseil de Paris Gr.2, 2nd Prix de Turenne L.),
  • Lot 254, a colt by TURTLE BOWL, out of a half-sister to Anahita (Turtle Bowl) (2nd Prix Volterra L.),
  • Lot 259, a filly by SOAVE out of Newcastle (3rd Prix Zeddaan L.),
  • Lot 262, a filly by LE HAVRE out of Nostalchia (3rd Prix Imprudence L.),
  • Lot 266, a filly by AQLAAM, half-sister to Hovering (3rd Kilboy Estate St. L.) and granddaughter to COX ORANGE (10 wins, Buckram Oak H. Gr.3, Prix du Calvados Gr.3),
  • Lot 270, a  filly by SILVER FROST, half-sister to  FAUSTINA (Prix de Saint Cyr  L.) and Adaated Affair (3rd Swordlestown Stud Sprint Gr.3),
  • Lot 273, a filly by MYBOYCHARLIE, half-sister to WEVANELLA (Prix Urban Sea L.) and to GARYNELLA (Grande Steeple-Ch. di Milano Gr.1, Prix Durtain L.),
  • Lot 277, a colt by SLICKLY and Popée (2nd Prix of la Seine L.),
  • Lot 278, a filly by MONITOR CLOSELY out of POWER GIRL (Warwickshire Oaks L.), half- sister to GLOWING CLOUD (Prix d’Automne L., 2nd Prix Fille de L’Air Gr.3),
  • Lot 279, a colt by SUNDAY BREAK out of Princess d’Orange (2nd Prix Isola Bella L.), half- brother of Prince Mag (2nd Prix du Prince d’Orange Gr.3), of Naadrah (3rd Prix Mélisande L.), and of King Naaqoos. Dam sister of Irish Vintage (dam of MOCKLERSHILL (Prix Yacowlef L.)).

The 2013 edition revealed, as early as April, quality two-year-olds such as:
Evasive’s First (Evasive), purchased by Frédéric Rossi from Haras de Grandcamp for €24,000, who won 3 races (of which the Prix Spirit One (D) at Marseille) and who has already earned €62,320 ;
Stefochop (Muhaymin), consigned by Haras des Faunes and sold for €32,000 to Fabrice Chappet, who won the Prix Riverman (B) at Maisons-Laffitte ;
Mindsomer (Diamond Green), consigned by Haras des Granges, winner of the Prix de Mont L’Evêque (B) at Chantilly ;
Cheeky Lady (Siyouni), consigned by Haras du Quesnay and sold for €9,000 to Thierry Larrivière, who has accumulated one win and two places from three starts.

Among performers sold at previous editions of the sale figure GEMIX, consigned by Haras d’Ayguemorte in September 2009, winner of the Grande Course de Haies d’Auteuil (Gr.1) ; FLAMBOYANT, sold for €28,000 by Haras de la Haie Neuve to Jean-Claude Rouget in September 2012, winner of a Listed race in the US and placed 3rd in the Gr.1 Belmont Derby ; Lastuce, sold for €4,000 to Jean-Claude Rouget in September 2011, winner of the Prix Aly Khan (B) this year at Chantilly.
Since April 2014, Osarus has joined the French Racing & Breeding Committee (FRBC). We can provide you information on racing and breeding in France and we can assist you with all travel arrangements to the sale. Any foreign buyer purchasing at the La Teste September sale will be eligible to the FRBC Inward buyers’ scheme. Full details can be found on our website:
The sale will begin at 12.30 pm each day
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