Wednesday 24 September 2008
Next week’s Goffs Million sale features 22 yearlings from the first crop of AZAMOUR, a four-time Group 1 winner over a mile to a mile and a half. Some of the most interesting pedigrees include Lot 80, a half-brother to Irish 2000 Guineas fourth Maumee and a Listed winner, Lot 89, a half-brother to Tamweel, second at Gr 1 level in the USA, Lot 135, out of a full-sister to a triple American Gr 1 winner, he is a half-brother to six winners including a dual Gr 3 scorer, Lot 149, half-brother to three Group winners, Lot 176, a filly out of a Listed-winning half-sister to the dams of Gr 1 winner Kinnaird and Hong Kong Derby winner Salford Mill. Lot 455 comes from the AK Studs family of Caradak who lifted the Gr 1 Prix de la Foret, Lot 541 is a half-brother to a Gr 2 winner and the dam of Baqah, also a winner at this level, while his second dam Brave Raj was Champion American juvenile filly. Lot 581 is the first foal of a half-sister to Derby hero Erhaab and Champion Italian filly Oumaldaaya.
DALAKHANI has made an excellent start to his career as a stallion, with a pair of Classic wins for his first crop. He is represented by a quartet of yearlings and these are: Lot 115, a half-brother to American Gr 2 victor Devious Boy, Lot 310, a half-sister to dual American Gr 2 winner and the dam of a Gr 3 scorer, Lot 331, the daughter of a full sister to Group and Listed winners Villadolide and Victorieux, Lot 386, the second foal of a half-sister to Gr 1 winner Posidonas.
Dual Derby and Arc de Triomphe winner SINNDAR’s sole entry in the catalogue is Lot 367. This filly is from a top-class AK maternal line which has produced Prix du Jockey-Club runner-up and dual Gr 2 winner Altayan, now a stallion, and Champion Irish and English three-year-old Alamshar. The filly has seven half-siblings who have been successful on the track, including Listed winner and Classic placed Alasha.
Updated on 24/09/2008