The sixth edition of the Lion d’Angers mixed sale will take place on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th November 2015. The catalogue is now online and can be viewed at www.osarus.com. 281 lots have been catalogued, including 114 yearlings, 90 broodmares, 39 two and three-year-olds, 24 foals, 11 horses-in-training, 1 stallion and 1 horse out of training.
The yearling sale will take place on 5th November at 12.30 pm and includes progeny of 60 sires. Haras de Grandcamp and Haras de Bernesq will each offer 8 yearlings.
The draft from Haras de Grandcamp includes: lot 16, a colt by Rajsaman, out of a half-sister to Bernebeau (Prix Daphnis Gr.3, 2nd Grand Critérium – Lucien Barrière Gr.1, Sire) ; lot 47, a colt by Muhtathir, grandson of Belle du Brésil (2nd Prix de la Seine L., dam of Floresta (Prix Zeddaan L.)) ; lot 75, a colt by Vision d’Etat, grandson of Macara (3rd Premio Dormello Gr.3), and lot 118, a filly by Slickly, granddaughter of Reine de Romance (San Clemente S. Gr.2, 3rd Del Mar Oaks Gr.1), related to Ranger (Prix de Guiche Gr.3, Sire).
Lots offered by Haras de Bernesq comprise: lot 3, a colt by Hannouma, out of a half-sister to Conduit (King George VI & Queen Elizabeth St. Gr.1, Ladbrokes St Leger St. Gr.1, Emirates Airlines Breeders’ Cup Turf Gr.1 (twice)) ; and lot 26, a colt by Hannouma, out of a half-sister to Cantilien (Prix François de Poncins L.).
6 yearlings will be consigned by Haras des Faunes, among which lot 17, a filly by Tin Horse, granddaughter to Bashful (Prix des Jouvenceaux et des Jouvencelles L., 3rd Prix du Calvados Gr.3) ; lot 23, a filly by Tin Horse, out of a sister to Blackdoun (Del Mar Derby Gr.2, Sire) ; lot 54, a filly by Amadeus Wolf out of Kapi Creek (2nd Grand Critérium de Bordeaux L.) ; and lot 105, a colt by Deportivo, related to Sheshara (2nd Prix Vulcain L.), Shemaka (Prix de Diane Gr.1) and Shamkiyr (2nd Prix du Jockey Club Gr.1).
Haras de Précolette will offer 5 lots, including lot 4, a colt by Panis, out of a half-sister to Loxlade (Prix Roger de Minvielle L. at Enghien), related to Verveine (Prix de l’Opéra Gr.2, 3rd Prix de Diane Gr.1), Volga (EP Taylor Stakes Gr.1), Vallée Enchantée (Hong Kong Vase Gr.1), and Vespone (Juddmonte GP de Paris Gr.1, Sire) ; lot 7, a colt by No Risk At All, out of a half-sister to Zanzamar (2nd Dubal UAE 2000 Guineas Gr.3) and Ziparana (2nd The South African Nursery Gr.1), related to Zalaiyka (Dubai Poule d’Essai des Pouliches Gr.1) and to Maiguri (Prix Roland de Chambure L., 2nd Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-Grand Criterium Gr.1) ; lot 28, a filly by Dragon Dancer, sister of 4 winners, granddaughter to Listed winner Chestnut Bird, related to Cladocera (Cape Verdi Stakes Gr.2) ; and lot 87, a filly by Hurricane Cat, out of a half-sister to Berkoutchi (Prix Djebel L., Prix Hérod L.).
The draft from Haras d’Ayguemorte includes lot 18, a colt by Soave, first foal of a daughter of Dubawi and River Bride (2nd Darley Critérium de l’Ouest L.) ; lot 50, a filly by Carlotamix, related to Bayrir (Secretariat Stakes Gr.1) and to Balakheri (King Edward VII Stakes Gr.2) ; lot 88 a filly by Carlotamix, granddaughter to Storm Warning (Premio Omenoni Gr.3) ; and lot 111, a colt by Linda’s Lad, grandson of Star’s Proud Penny (Miesque Stakes Gr.3, dam of Starpix (2nd Prix Jean Prat Gr.1)).
Eric Becq will offer 5 lots, among which lot 56, a colt by Air Chief Marshal, out of a half-sister to Cape Blanco (Irish Derby Gr.1) and Mr O’Brien (Kelso Breeders Cup Hcp Gr.2) ; lot 71, a colt by Irish Wells, half-brother to Urkashe (2nd Prix Rigoletto L.) ; lot 104, a filly by Rajsaman, out of a half-sister to Oupoukaye (3rd Prix Thomas Byron Gr.3) and Kenkaye (3rd Prix Saraca L.) ; lot 120, a filly by Milanais, granddaughter of Casta (3rd Prix Finot L.), related to Armaturk (13 wins, Martell Maghull Novices’ Chase Gr.1).
5 lots will be consigned by Le Haras des Loges, including lot 52, a filly by Tin Horse, close relation to Rémus de la Tour (Prix du Lys Gr.3), Chill (Prix Finlande L., dam of Childa, Prix Rose de Mai L.), related to Verglas (Coventry Stakes Gr.3, Sire) ; lot 86, a colt by Rob Roy, out of a half-sister to Royal Surabaya, 3rd Prix Juigné Gr.3) ; and lot 107, a filly by No Risk At All, out of a half-sister to Si Sol (Prix Gérald de Rochefort L.).
Haras des Embruns will offer a consignment of 5 lots, including lot 64, a colt by Rajsaman, grandson of Listed winner Sorpresa, and lot 67, a colt by Barastraight and Ma Cher (winner at 2, half-sister to Listed placed Macau).
Haras des Granges will offer 4 yearlings, among which lot 24, a filly by Never on Sunday, out of a half-sister to Ancerwert (2nd Prix de La Californie L.), related to Baroud d’Honneur (GP de Vichy Gr.3, Sire), Sicyos (Prix d’Arenberg Gr.3), and Bodhi (Prix de Guiche Gr.3) ; and lot 45, a filly by Diamond Green, half-sister to Lady Morgan (dam of Listed Prix Ronde de Nuit winner Lessing), related to Flute Enchantée (GP de Deauville) and to Luthier (Prix Jacques Le Marois, Sire).
The draft from Haras du Saz includes lot 34, a filly by Dragon Dancer, out of a half-sister to Listed winner Arrêt Station ; lot 58, a filly by Soul City, granddaughter of Count Me Out (Prix Belle de Nuit L.) ; and lot 73, a filly by Dragon Dancer, granddaughter of Miss Brésil (3rd GP de Nantes L.), close relation to Miss Salvador (Prix de Flore Gr.3) and to Joyeuse Entrée (Prix d’Aumale Gr.3, dam of Tin Horse (Poule d’Essai des Poulains Gr.1, Sire)).
Haras du Taillis, will offer lot 60, a filly by Ransom O’War, granddaughter to Lobatica (Premio EBF Terme di Merano L.), lot 115, a filly by Alexandros, out of a half-sister to Group 2 Prix du Dollar winner Touch of Land, and lot 119, a colt by Sunday Break, grandson of Vigorine (2nd GP de La Teste L.), close relation to Groom Tesse (Derby Italiano Gr.1) and to Najaf (Valentine Nov. Hurdle L., 2nd Spa Novices’ Hurdle Gr.1).
3 yearlings will be consigned by Elevage de Traou Land including lot 10, a filly by Milanais, out of a half-sister to Duroob (3rd Imperial Call Chase Gr.3), related to Muhbubh (Princess Margaret Stakes Gr.3) and Haatef (John Guest Diadem Stakes Gr.2, sire) ; and lot 30, a filly by Intrepid Jack, out of a winning half-sister to Hamriya (Prix Georges Trabaud L.) and Kan Nejd (2nd Prix Alain du Breil – Grand Steeple Chase de Printemps at Le Lion d’Angers L.), related to Northern Afleet (San Carlos Hcp Gr.2, Etalon) and Rajsaman (Prix du Muguet Gr.2, Sire).
Haras des Brousses will offer 3 lots, including n°82, a colt by Heliostatic out of Nunez (winner at 2, 2nd Prix des Lilas L.).
The consignment offered by Horse Passion Management, features lot 89, a filly by Sunday Break, granddaughter of Popée (2nd Prix de la Seine L. at Longchamp).
Lots offered by Haras d’Omméel comprise lot 32, a colt by Sageburg out of Cloon (Prix de la Seine L.), half- brother to 4 winners ; and lot 51, a filly by Literato, half-sister to Listed placed Double Dream, related to Reliable Man (Prix du Jockey Club Gr.1), Imposing (Summer Cup Gr.3), French Opera (Celebration Chase Gr.2) and Fair Salinia (Irish Oaks Gr.1).
Haras de la Reboursière et de Montaigu will offer 2 lots : n°40, a colt by Literato, out of a half-sister to Elenika (3rd Greatwood Gold Cup H Chase Gr.3), related to Listed Prix La Camargo winner Loupy Glitters, Ana Marie (Prix d’Harcourt Gr.2) and to Group 1 Critérium de St Cloud winner Morandi ; and lot 122, a colt by Stormy River, out of a half-sister to Listed winner Masalarian, close relation to Masarika (Poule d’Essai des Pouliches Gr.1, 2nd dam of Dank (Beverly D Stakes Gr.1) and Eagle Mountain (Hong Kong Cup Gr.1)).
Haras de la Pierre aux Fées will offer 2 fillies by Blue Brésil : n°59, out of a half-sister to Cyrlight (20 wins, Prix Ferdinand Dufaure Gr.1), and n°112, out of a half-sister to Punchy Style (7 wins over jumps, 4th Prix Ferdinand du Faure Gr.1).
Haras de la Hêtraie will offer 2 yearlings: lot 41, a filly by Shakespearean out of Fashion Club, (full-sister to Love Locket (Blue Hen Stakes L.)), granddaughter of Love Lock (Starlet Stakes Gr.1) ; and lot 55, a filly by Monitor Closely, half-sister to Kaki de la Prée (2nd Albert Bartlett Prestige Novices Hurdle Gr.2).
Le Haras de Clairefontaine proposera 2 yearlings, dont le lot 62, une fille d’Anabaa Blue, out of a half-sister to Levitski (Prix Edellic L.), close relation to Leandra (Prix de Malleret Gr.2), Leariva (Budweiser International Stakes Gr.1), et de Lexa (Prix de Royallieu Gr.2).
Other interesting lots include:
lot 1, Wanapsi Sim, a colt by Apsis, out of a half-sister to Melcastle (Prix Gaston Branère, Miror, Jean Granel L. at Auteuil), consigned by Vincent Tessier and Emilie Pouclet.
lot 8, a filly by Shakespearean, half-sister to Lucky Harry (21 wins), related to Admise (Oak Tree Turf Championship Stakes Gr.1), consigned by Haras d’Haspel.
lot 13, a colt by Henrythenavigator out of Aspire (Authorized), related to Spartacus (Waterford Wedgwood Phoenix Stakes Gr.1, sire).
lot 19, a filly by Al Namix, half-sister to Kaperia (3rd Grand Steeple chase de Loire Atlantique L.), close relation to Balder Success (12 wins, Ascot Chase Gr.1, Doom Bar Maghull Novices’Chase Gr.1), consigned by Haras de Peltrais.
lot 20, a filly by No Risk At All, related to Katiki (Prix Cambacérès Gr.1) and to Tac de Boistron (Prix Royal Oak Gr.1 (twice), Prix Maurice de Nieuil Gr.2, 2nd Prix du Cadran Gr.1).
lot 31, a filly by Shakespearean, out of a half-sister to Garde La Victoire (Greatwood Hcp Hurdle Gr.3), related to Winged Love (Irish Derby Gr.1), consigned by Haras de la Barbottière,
lot 44, a colt by Linda’s Lad, out of a half-sister to Listed Prix Djebel winner Salut Thomas, half-sister to 3 winners, consigned by Noël Dubief.
lot 48, a filly by Spirit One, out of a sister to Plaisir du Roy (Prix Fleuret Chase Gr.3) and Alliance Royale (dam of Franche Alliance, 2nd Prix Beugnot Hcp L. and Reine Angevine, 3rd Navan Novice Hurdle Gr.1), related to Ilians de Juilley (10 wins, Prix Robert de Clermont Tonnerre Gr.3).
lot 49, consigned by Haras d’Ecouché, a filly by Rajsaman, related to Listed Grand Prix de Compiègne winner Skipping, Group 1 Prix Marcel Boussac winner Proportional and to Group 1 EP Taylor Stakes winner Folk Opera.
lot 69, consigned by Domaine de l’Etang, a filly by Tin Horse, related to Bonny Scot (Great Voltigeur St. Gr.2), Golan (King George VI & Queen Elisabeth St. Gr.1), and Tartan Bearer (Dante St. Gr.2).
lot 90, consigned by Haras de la Perrière, a colt by Falco out of Pray For Sun (2nd Prix Caravelle L.), half-brother to Fantastic Love (5 wins, Prix des Côteaux at St Cloud), related to Air Eminem (Sankei Sho All Comers Stakes L., sire).
lot 99, consigned by Héléna Lego, a colt by Monitor Closely, close relation to Questarabad (15 wins, Grande Course de Haies d’Auteuil Gr.1).
lot 101, a colt by Lord du Sud, half-brother to Samsecret (4 wins, 3rd Prix Comte Schomberg L.), related to Drouilly (11 wins, Orange County Hcp L., sire),consigned by Chantal Chenu.
lot 106, consigned by Haras de la Nauderie, a filly by Slickly, out of a half-sister to Roseate Wood (Dusseldorf Sprint Cup L.), Tala (Prix Urban Sea L.) and Trespass (Prix Hubert d’Aillières L.).
lot 110, consigned by Haras des Angevinières, a colt by Confuchias (Cape Cross), related to Jigalo (The three.ie Hcp Hurdle Gr.3).
lot 121, consigned by GAEC Le Jardin des Salines, a colt by Fuissé, related toUrga (9 wins, Prix Robert de Clermont Tonnerre Gr.3, 2nd Prix La Haye Jousselin Gr.1).
The 2yo, 3yo and horses-in-training sale will begin at 11am on Friday 6th November followed by the breeding stock sale.
The catalogue includes two & three-year-olds by AL NAMIX, ALBERTO GIACOMETTI, ALEX THE WINNER, ANABAA BLUE, BORN KING, CENTENNIAL, CIMA DE TRIOMPHE, CONFUCHIAS, DELLA FRANCESCA, DESIR D’UN SOIR, EARLY MARCH, EVASIVE, FULL OF GOLD, GREAT PRETENDER, INDIAN DANEHILL, LE HAVRE, LORD DU SUD, LUCARNO, NAAQOOS, NOROIT, ORPEN, PANIS, RASHBAG, ROYAL DRAGON, SADDLER MAKER, SHAANMER, SLEEPING CAR, SOUL CITY, SPEEDMASTER, UNTIL SUNDOWN.
The horses-in-training session features lot 162, Cozy Girl (3yo, 5 wins at 2 and 3, Prix Monpensier at Chantilly), lot 158, Elsanta (4yo, 4 wins (2015)), and lot 163, Pay To See (2yo, 9 places from 11 starts).
The breeding stock session will begin with lot 171, Confuchias (by Cape Cross) and a horse out of training: Lone Ranger (5 wins, including the Listed Prix du Carrousel).
The catalogue features foals by AIR CHIEF MARSHAL, EXECUTE, HANNOUMA, HIGH ROCK, HURRICANE CAT, LINDA’S LAD, MY RISK, NICARON, PEDRO THE GREAT, REDBACK, SADDEX, SATRI, SEA’S LEGACY, SOUL CITY, SUNDAY BREAK and ZAMBEZI SUN, and mares in foal to AMERICAN DEVIL, BALKO, BARASTRAIGHT, BORIS DE DEAUVILLE, DIAMOND GREEN, DRAGON DANCER, GEORGE VANCOUVER, GREAT PRETENDER, JOSHUA TREE, KONIG TURF, MANDURO, MARESCA SORRENTO, MONTMARTRE, NICARON, PEDRO THE GREAT, PENNY’S PICNIC, RAJSAMAN, SEA’S LEGACY, SRI PUTRA, TIN HORSE, VERTIGINEUX, etc.
Punch Nantais (G3, Puit d’Or), sold for €7,000 by Haras des Embruns to S.E. Daniel Allard
at the Lion d’Angers yearling sale in November 2013. (2 wins., 2 places from 4 starts at Auteuil).
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