Sheikh Mohammed topped trade at the Tattersalls December breeding stock sale for a third consecutive day, paying 1.8 million guineas for Lady Marian (by Nayef), winner of this year's Prix de l'Opera (Fr-I), Dec. 3 in England.
Lady Marian (GER)
- Bay Filly
- Born 2005
|Trainer||BIN SUROOR S|
|Lady Marian (GER) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Nayef||Gulch|
|Height of Fashion (FR)|
|La Felicita (GB)||Shareef Dancer|
|La Concordia (GB)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Rennstall Gestut-Hachtsee||Stauffenberg Graf und Grafin von||$62,911|
|Broodmare||John Ferguson||Ronald Rauscher, agent||$4,022,730|
Tattersalls has cataloged 2,728 lots for its December mixed sale, which will be held Nov. 24 through Dec. 4 in England. There are 237 yearlings listed for the auction's first day, 1,261 foals spread over five days, and 1,230 lots of breeding stock listed for the sale's final four days.
German filly Lady Marian came flying with a late rush to snatch victory away from Lush Lashes in the Qatar Petroleum Prix de l'Opera (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 5.