The Breeders' Cup Turf always brings the world into these World Championships. This year's $3 million event attracted another accomplished group of European raiders looking to extend their dominance over America.
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Madame Chiang capitalized when erratic front-runner Chicquita dramatically hung left in the final 100 yards and captured the QIPCO Fillies and Mares Stakes (Eng-I) Oct.18 at Ascot.
Silk Sari bids to resume her remarkable rise through the ranks when she turns out for the Ã‚Â£607,500 Qipco British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot Oct. 19.
Lacking the previous day's fireworks on the acquisition of Irish record-priced filly Chicquita, a more subdued second session Nov. 23 closed a successful week for the Goffs November sales.
Peter and Ross Doyle went to an Irish sale record price of €6 million ($8,128,284 in United States funds) for Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) winner Chicquita at the first session of Goffs' November breeding stock sale Nov. 22.
Temperamental French raider Chicquita scored her first career win in the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) July 20 at the Curragh, but before her connections could celebrate they had to wait out a lengthy stewards' inquiry.
Impressive Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner Talent and Royal Ascot victress Riposte headline an eight-horse field for the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) July 20 at the Curragh.
Treve unleashed an explosive acceleration in the straight and won the Prix de Diane Longines (Fr-I) in her stakes debut June 16 at Chantilly.
|Trainer||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|Owner||Magnier, Mrs. John, Tabor, Michael and Smith, Derrick|
|Breeder||Ecurie Des Monceaux & Skymarc Farm Inc|
|Chicquita (IRE) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Montjeu (IRE)||Sadler's Wells|
|Prudenzia (IRE)||Dansili (GB)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Badgers Bloodstock||Ecurie des Monceaux||$861,480|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock||The Paulyn Dispersal||$8,088,600|
|Hard Not to Like|