Keyword: Nicolas de Watrigant

  • Session-topping Acclamation filly

    Acclamation Filly Tops Final Day at Arqana

    Trainer Jean-Claude Rouget's outstanding season looks likely to have spawned several new relationships, judging by the action during a lively Part II of the Arqana August yearling sale Aug. 16 in Deauville.

  • Al Shaqab Dominates Top of Market at Arqana

    Arqana reported record returns of its annual breeze-up auction May 9 at Saint-Cloud, where sales were led by an Oasis Dream colt who sold to Sheikh Joann's Al Shaqab Racing for €600,000 (US$672,283).

  • World Record-Priced Filly Wins Debut

    Al Naamah, a daughter of Galileo who brought a filly world-record price of 5 million guineas at the 2013 Tattersalls October yearling sale, was successful in her career debut at France's Chantilly Racecourse June 23.

  • Invincible Spirit Colt Shatters Arqana Record

    An Invincible Spirit colt sold to Nicolas de Watrigant of Mandore International for a record-shattering Arqana breeze-up price of 750,000 Euros ($1,032,119 in United States funds) May 10 at Saint-Cloud.

  • A Galileo full sister to 2012 Epsom Oaks winner Was sold for 5 million guineas at the Tattersalls October yearling sale.

    Galileo Filly Smashes World Record Price

    A Galileo full sister to 2012 Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner Was sold for 5 million guineas ($8,443,575 in United States funds) Oct. 9 at Tattersalls, smashing the world record price for a yearling filly at auction.

  • Hip 296, by Makfi, sold for $280,166 in U.S. funds.

    Makfi Filly Tops on Day 3 in Deauville

    A filly from the first crop of European champion and classic winner Makfi sold for the highest price of 210,000 ($280,166 in U.S. funds) on the third day of the Arqana Deauville August yearling sale Aug. 19.

  • Bidding Heated for Dubawi Filly at Arqana

    A daughter of Darley sire Dubawi was the object of a lengthy bidding duel Aug. 18 at the second session Arqana Deauville August yearling sale before selling for the evening's highest price of 1.5 million euros.

  • Sea the Stars Colt Smashes Arqana Record

    The record price for a horse at the Arqana breeze-up sale was toppled at Saint-Cloud May 11 when a 2-year-old colt by 2009 European Horse of the Year Sea The Stars sold for 520,000 (US$675,196).

  • High Chaparral Colt Shines at Arqana Sale

    A son of High Chaparral was the most expensive horse sold during the third session of the Arqana Deauville August yearling sale, bringing €220,000 ($271,313 in U.S. funds).