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Captain Chris passes Finian's Rainbow as they approach the final fence in the Arkle Cheltenham festival 15.03.2011

Captain Chris: Gaora Stables sells a close relation to the Arkle winner



DBS Hennessy breeze-up catalogue
now online

THE catalogue for the DBS Hennessy Sale, scheduled to take place at Newbury racecourse on November 26, is now online.

There are just 21 horses catalogued to breeze-up, with the sale due to be bolstered by a hand-picked selection of Horses in Training that will be allocated positions up to the week of the sale.

The select bunch of breeze-up horses includes a close relation to the Grade 1 Arkle winner Captain Chris, a Westerner gelding out of a half-sister to the Grade 2-winning Sir Oj from Nicholastown Stud, which also sells a Brian Boru filly out of a half-sister to the Grade 1 winning Strong Promise, an own brother to the Grade 1 winning Newmill from Gaoroa Stables and a Flemensfirth gelding out of an own sister to the Grade 3 winner Direct Access from Meadowview Stables.

The sale will begin just half an hour after the last race on Saturday, November 26.

The Horses in Training section of the sale has received a number of entries of bumper and point-to-point winners, and entries will be accepted until the week of the sale. 




King's Theatre £1,142,569
Presenting £1,058,475
Beneficial £986,639
Oscar £896,303
Milan £863,940
Westerner £839,012
Flemensfirth £755,621
Kayf Tara £657,044
Midnight Legend £595,332
Stowaway £503,470