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Record price realised
at Peruvian sale

A FILLY from the first crop of Jaguar On The Run, a half brother to seven-time Chilean champion sire and successful Australian-based stallion Hussonet, topped the 2009 edition of the Haras Barlovento, Haras El Catorce and Haras Los Azahares sale of two-year-olds on Friday when selling for $75,000 to Alfonso De Souza Ferreira, past president of Alianza Lima, among Peru's most popular and successful first division soccer clubs.

De Souza outlasted several other bidders for the last foal out of Flame, who is also the dam of  the exported Peruvian champion Shuaily. 

The unnamed bay filly is also a half sister to top juvenile Precursor, who recently maintained his unbeaten record with a sharp three-length victory in the Group 3 Clasico Luis Olaechea Du Bois, Peru´s only group event for juvenile colts on dirt.

All told, 40 horses sold for a total of $670,000 and an average of $16,750. Sale graduates will participate in the Manuel Ugarte Almonte Championship set to reward $40,000 to the winner.

An unnamed bay colt by Jaguar On The Run out of the placed Polish Precedent mare Polish Actress was the second highest priced youngster, falling for $45,000 to Stud Bahia Blanca.

Jaguar On The Run, a seven-year-old Storm Cat horse out of champion Sacahuista, placed once from eight starts as a three-year-old for Aidan O´Brien in Ireland.

As well as being a half-brother to Hussonet, Jaguar On The Run is  also closely related Group 1 winner Ekraar and Chilean-based stallion Dynamix, sire of Chile´s leading dirt two-year-old male, Arranca El Sol.

Soccer player Claudio Pizarros´Haras El Catorce sold ten Argentine and Peruvian-bred youngsters for a total of $171,000 and an average of $17,100 including a colt by High Yield for $35,000 to Stud Soribel.




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