The catalogue for the La Teste yearling sale, for which 306 selected yearlings have been catalogued, can be viewed online at www.osarus.com. The sale will take place on September 14th & 15th at the Hippodrome du Béquet.
The largest consignment will come from Haras de Grandcamp and Haras de l’Hôtellerie who will both offer 18 lots, followed by Haras des Faunes and Haras de Saint Vincent with 13 lots each. Fairway Consignment, Haras d’Ayguemorte, Haras des Granges, Jedburgh Stud & Haras d’Ellon, and Haras des Loges will each offer 12 lots.
Over 25% of lots offered are out of black type mares or mares having produced black type horses, among which :
Ø lot 28, a filly by Captain chop, half-sister to Action Chope (2 wins at 2, Prix Saraca L., 3rd Prix FBA Aymeri de Mauleon L.), consigned by Haras des Faunes,
Ø lot 41, a filly by Fuissé, half-sister to Gotlandia (Prix de Saint Cyr L., 2nd Prix de la Grotte Gr.3), consigned by Haras du Quesnay,
Ø lot 45, a colt by Sunday Break out of Hambye, half-brother to Marbye (11 wins, Prix d’Astarte Gr.1), consigned by Fairway Consignment,
Ø lot 63, a colt by Slickly, half-brother to Kicky Blue (3 wins, 2nd Prix du Cadran Gr.1), consigned by Ludovic Picard,
Ø lot 78, a filly by Peer Gynt out of L’Eté, half-sister to The Turning Point (2 wins at 2, Critérium du Béquet – Ventes Osarus L.),
Ø lot 82, a filly by Rajsaman, half-sister to To My Valentine (4 wins, 2nd Prix du Bois Gr.3), consigned by Fairway Consignment,
Ø lot 103, a filly by Falco, half-sister to Indian Beauty (5 wins, Prix Miss Satamixa L.), consigned by Haras du Lieu des Champs,
Ø lot 145, a filly by George Vancouver, half-sister to Pornichet (7 wins, The Bundaberg Rum Doomben Cup Gr.1), consigned by Haras d’Omméel,
Ø lot 153, a colt by Elusive City, half-brother to Guajaraz (5 wins, Grand Critérium de Bordeaux L., Critérium du Béquet – Ventes Osarus L.), consigned by HSV Agency,
Ø lot 204, a filly by Elusive City out of Tarabela, half-sister to Tara River (9 wins, Grand Prix de Marseille L.), consigned by Haras du Cadran,
Ø lot 227, a filly by Stormy River, half-sister to Star Valley (Prix de Meautry L.) and Kandidate (September St. Gr.3, 3rd 2000 Guineas Gr.1), consigned by Haras de Montaigu,
Ø lot 228, a filly by Le Havre, half-sister to The Stomp (12 wins on the flat and over jumps, Prix de Besançon L.), consigned by Haras d’Haspel,
Ø lot 257, a colt by Silver Frost, half-brother to Lady Sybil (Prix Amandine L.), consigned by Jedburgh Stud & Haras d’Ellon,
Ø lot 259, a filly by Rajsaman, half-sister to Ashalanda (Pride Stakes Gr.2), consigned by Haras de Pyrene,
Ø lot 273, a filly by Shamalgan, half-sister to Saxford (Rose Bowl Stakes L., 2nd Prix Eclipse Gr.3), consigned by Haras d’Ayguemorte,
Ø lot 282, a filly by Dabirsim, half-sister to Chill (Prix Finlande L.) and Rémus de la Tour (7 wins, Prix du Lys Gr.3), consigned by Haras de Montaigu,
Ø lot 292, a filly by Planteur, half-sister to Claire et Bleu (5 wins, Prix de la Pépinière L., Grand Prix du Nord L.), consigned by Haras de Clairefontaine.
The catalogue also features brothers and sisters to Group & Listed placed horses, such as : Zafeen Speed (lot 2), Mussoorie (lot 17), Polarix and Lando Blue (lot 29), Joiedargent (lot 31), Winter Springs and Zayade (lot 43bis), Two Days In Paris and Moonlight in Paris (lot 56), Lancetto (lot
74), Tierra del Fuego (lot 100), Vert Hélice and Newango (lot 128), Gris de Rêve (lot 132), Pupa di
Saronno (lot 133), Pastrida (lot 138), Oeil de Tigre (lot 197), Cassiopée (lot 205), Avantage (lot
210), Tricky Week (lot 221), Genzy (lot 239), Nina Candela (lot 270), etc.
98 sires are represented in the catalogue, including yearlings by Le Havre (6 lots), Siyouni (4 lots), Wootton Bassett (6 lots), Elusive City (7 lots), Kendargent (4 lots), Air Chief Marshal (sire of Group 1 winner Mont Ormel) (10 lots), Silver Frost (5 lots), Whipper (4 lots), Slickly (5 lots), all figuring in the current top 10 sires standing in France.
Proven sires with progeny on offer include Evasive (9 lots), Orpen (8 lots), Sunday Break (6 lots), Panis (5 lots), Myboycharlie (4 lots), Peer Gynt (4 lots), Thewayyouare (3 lots), Motivator (3 lots), Intense Focus (3 lots), Deportivo (3 lots), Linngari (3 lots), Diamond Green (3 lots), Vertigineux (3 lots), Hurricane Cat (3 lots), Stormy River (2 lots), Authorized (2 lots), Youmzain (2 lots), Rock of Gibraltar (2 lots), Muhtathir (2 lots), Literato (2 lots), Falco (2 lots), Fuissé (2 lots), Manduro (2 lots), Doctor Dino (1 lot), Cacique (1 lot), Martaline (1 lot), Monsieur Bond (1 lot), Montmartre (1 lot), Kheleyf (1 lot), Hurricane Run (1 lot), Intikhab (1 lot), Footstepsinthesand (1 lot), Holy Roman Emperor (1 lot), Choisir (1 lot), Pastoral Pursuits (1 lot), Moss Vale (1 lot), Equiano (1 lot), etc.
Young stallions are also well represented, with progeny of Rajsaman (16 lots), Rio de la Plata (8 lots), Tin Horse (6 lots), Never on Sunday (5 lots), Captain Chop (3 lots), Pour Moi (2 lots), Harbour Watch (2 lots), Soul City (2 lots), Zanzibari (2 lots), Casamento (1 lot), Poet’s Voice (1 lot), Nathaniel (1 lot), Lilbourne Lad (1 lot), Mayson (1 lot), etc., as well as first season sires such as George Vancouver (13 lots), Pedro the Great (11 lots), Sri Putra (8 lots), Planteur (7 lots), Dabirsim (6 lots), Style Vendôme (6 lots), Reply (6 lots), Penny’s Picnic (4 lots), French Fifteen (4 lots), Shamalgan (3 lots), Saonois (1 lot), Masterstroke (1 lot), Dawn Approach (1 lot), etc.
In its short existence the La Teste sale has produced quality horses, such as Apilobar (Slickly), sold for €18,000€, winner of the Prix Maurice Caillault (L.) at Saint Cloud and placed 5th in the Prix du Jockey Club (Gr.1) ; Suits You (Youmzain), sold for €12,000, winner of the Chesham Stakes (L.) at Royal Ascot ; Katie’s Diamond (Turtle Bowl), sold for €18,000, winner of the Empress Stakes (L.) at Newmarket ; Flamboyant (Peer Gynt) sold for €28,000, winner of the San Marco S. (Gr.2) and San Gabriel S. (Gr.2) at Santa Anita and placed 3rd in the Belmont Derby Invitational S. (Gr.1) ; Frankyfourfingers (Sunday Break) sold for €23,000, winner of the Al Maktoum Challenge (Gr.2) at Meydan ; Evasive’s First (Evasive), sold for €24,000, winner of the Prix des Chênes (Gr.3) ; or Gémix (Carlotamix), sold for €13,500, winner of the Grande Course de Haies d’Auteuil (Gr.1) (x2) and whose career earnings amount to €1,071,239.
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