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Zarkava: Arc winner confirmed in foal to Sea The Stars

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Zarkava confirmed in foal to Sea The Stars

THE Aga Khan's brilliant Zarkava has been confirmed in foal at the 15-day stage to Sea The Stars, prompting Ladbrokes to reveal a number of special bets surrounding the resulting foal and others from the first crop of the Tsui family's outstanding colt.

Sea The Stars - Christopher Tsui - Mick Kinane - Derby 2009

Sea The Stars

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Ladbrokes now go 50/1 from 100/1 for a three-year-old by Sea The Stars out of Zarkava to triumph in the 2014 Arc. They also go just 4/1 that Sea The Stars will sire a British Classic winner in 2014.

David Williams of Ladbrokes said: "There's still an incredibly long way to go but this is wonderful news for bloodstock and Flat racing fans. If results hinged purely on breeding we'd already be paying out on the 2014 Arc result."

Zarkava produced her first foal last month, a filly by 2004 Arc winner and leading young sire Dalakhani.

Her dam, Zarkasha, has also been recently confirmed in foal to Sea The Stars. Other notables mares in foal to the multiple Group 1 winner include Lush Lashes, Alpine Rose and Asmara, the dam of Azamour.

Sea The Stars is standing his first season at Gilltown Stud in Ireland for €85,000.


SEA THE STARS SPECIALS

4/1 Sea The Stars to sire a UK Classic winner in 2014

16/1 Sea The Stars to sire the Epsom Derby winner in 2014

16/1 Sea The Stars to sire the Arc de Triomphe winner in 2014

50/1 A three-year-old out of Zarkava by Sea The Stars to win the Arc de Triomphe in 2014

 

 

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