Demand for Almanzor youngsters continues

Demand for Almanzor youngsters continues10 Sep 2020

Impressive sale ring results continued for Almanzor during the second session of Arqana's Deauville Select Sale in France.

On the first day, a son of the Cambridge Stud shuttle stallion sold for €280,000 (NZ$495,000) and the demand continued overnight.

A filly offered by Haras d'Etreham led the way when selling to Broadhurst Agency for €280,000 (NZ$495,000).

The daughter of Listed winner Sefroua is also a half-sister to the stakes winners Suphala and Sivoliere.

Agent Oliver St Lawrence was also in the thick of the action with two high-priced purchases.

He went to €260,000 (NZ$462,000) for a son of Almanzor and €250,000 (NZ$444,000) for a daughter.

The colt is out of the G2 Canadian Stakes winner Minakshi and the family of the G1 VRC Oaks winner Arapaho Miss.

The Almanzor filly is a daughter of the stakes winner and Group 3 performer Penny Lane.

The five yearlings by Almanzor that sold on day two of the sale averaged €208,400 (NZ$370,543).

His sire Wootton Bassett was also in the thick of the action with a colt selling for €300,000 (NZ$533,000).

Bought by Jamie McCalmont, he is from the family of the six-time Group 1 winner Stacelita.