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Grade 1 winner headlines Arqana jumps lots

Grade 1-winning hurdler Royale Athenia has been catalogued for the Arqana breeding stock sale, which takesplace from December 6 to 8.

The seven-year-old Garde Royale mare, who goes through the ring as lot 675, won 11 races over hurdles and fences, including the 2m5f Prix Renaud du Vivier in which she beat multiple Grade 1 winner Zaiyad.

She will be offered in-foal to Poliglote, sire of Butler's Cabin and Lingo among others, by Haras d'Etreham. Garde Royale is the broodmare sire of Grade 1-winning jumpers Master Minded and Princesse D'Anjou, as well as this year's Prix du Jockey Club hero Vision D'Etat.

Other notable National Hunt lots on offer include Dona Rez (lot 687), a winning full-sister to Grade 1-winning hurdler Don Lino who is in-foal to Westerner, and Kapricia Speed (733), a half-sister to Geos and to jumps sire Kapgarde.




Galileo £11,526,615
Dark Angel £3,698,431
Dubawi £3,194,696
Frankel £2,697,844
Kodiac £2,224,685
Acclamation £2,088,768
Iffraaj £2,067,853
Sea The Stars £1,923,301
Nathaniel £1,880,694
Invincible Spirit £1,699,882