Monday 6 December 2004
with three making it inside the top five mares for sale.
The highest priced of these was Dalannda, a Hernando half sister to Group I winner Daliapour from one of the most successful Aga Khan families. She was sold to Anthony Stroud for €250,000 - her dam Dalara, herself a Group II winner, is also a three parts sister to Darshaan.
Also in the draft was a Kahyasi half sister to Group II winner and Group I placed Behkara, out of the Group I winner Behera. The athletic three year old filly, who has been placed several times, was eventually knocked down to Emerald Bloodstock’s Brendan Gallagher for €185,000. Another placed filly from an excellent family to reach six figures was Zanna, a Soviet Star half sister to two Stakes winners, including the dam of Classic winner Zalaiyka. Zanna was bought by Bertrand Le Metayer on behalf of Simon Hope for €120,000.