News In Brief
15 October 2020
Double Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner (2017/2018) Enable has been retired and will visit Kingman in the upcoming breeding season. The six-year-old mare won fourteen Group Ones over the course of her career and is the only horse to win two ‘Arcs’ at different tracks.
Godolphin’s Earthlight has been retired following his second in the G1 Prix de la Foret on ‘Arc’ weekend. The G3 Prix du Pin (1400m) winner will stand at Kildangan Stud (Ireland) for the 2021 breeding season.
Arqana has listed those yearlings purchased at their sales and won over the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend at Longchamp.
The headline horse was the G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Sottsass c. 2016 Siyouni x Starlet's Sister
Other winners included:
Sealiway: Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere - Grand Criterium (Gr.1) c. 2018 Galiway x Kensea
Wooded: Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Longines (Gr.1) m. 2017 Wootton Bassett x Frida La Blonde
Wonderful Tonight: Qatar Prix de Royallieu (Gr.1) f. 2017 Le Havre x Salvation
Skaletti: Qatar Prix Dollar (Gr.2) g. 2015 Kendargent x Skallet
Jadoomi: Haras de Bouquetot - Criterium de la Vente d'Octobre ARQANA (C2) c. 2018 Holy Roman Emperor x South Sister
France’s leading stallion, Siyouni has notched up his fortieth stakes winner with Rajani winning the Listed Prix de Fabuleux (1800m) at Chantilly. This followed the victory of St Mark’s Basilica in the G1 Dewhurst Stakes (1400m) at Newmarket on Saturday delivering Siyouni’s fifth Group One breeding success. He was ridden by Frankie Dettori and provided the jockey with his first elite level win for trainer Aidan O’Brien. Siyouni stands at Aga Khan Studs’ Haras de Bonneval for a fee of €100,000.
Former French galloper Grey Lion left France in 2016 to continue his career in Australia. He has now recorded his fourth win ‘down-under’ and his first success since a Listed win at Randwick (Sydney) in May 2019 when he won the Listed Queensland Cup (2200m) as a nine-year-old at Doomben (Brisbane).
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