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Grade 1-placed Zafeen's Pearl on offer at Barretts

THE GRADE 1-placed Zafeen's Pearl heads a group of 44 horses catalogued to the inaugural Del Mar Paddock Sale of horses of racing age on July 22 in California.

The sale, hosted by Californian auction house Barretts, was launched as a means for owners to purchases horses who can race at the Del Mar meeting, which ends on September 5.

McCarthy Bloodstock consigns Zafeen's Pearl, who won three races in Britain for Dean Ivory before transferring to the US, where she recently ran third in the Grade 1 Vanity Handicap for Tim Yakteen. By Zafeen, she is a granddaughter of French stakes winner Made Of Pearl.

Other stand-out lots include last year's Grade 3 Illinois Derby winner Joe Vann, Grade 2 West Virginia Derby winner Soul Warrior and Mega Dream, a stakes-winning daughter of Medaglia d'Oro.




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