Yearlings by top class sires

In a couple of weeks’s time, the French-American tandem will be offering 5 yearlings under the Gouffern Taylor Made Sales banner on the occasion of the ARQANA October Yearling Sale, to be held at Deauville from Monday October 19th to Friday October 23rd.

  • Lot 194 – This is a grey colt by RELIABLE MAN out of STARS ALIGHT, a daughter of the great SEA THE STARS, responsible of 9 black type horses as damsire. Stars Alight, whose lot 194 is the third foal, has already produced a winner. She is hailing from the « Aga Khan » family of ALANNYA, that includes Group 1 performers such as Alamshar, Alandi and Aliysa. As for Reliable Man, he is now a safe bet in both hemispheres, having sired no less than 9 Group or Listed performers in 2020.


  • Lot 403 – A son of KENDARGENT, current number 1 sire in France (individual winners) and sire of 54 chevaux black type since 2011, this grey colt is the second foal out of LAUFEEN, a young mare by the proven broodmare sire MONTJEU who recorded 3 wins and 3 places throughout her racing career. The yearling is bred on the successful cross of Kendargent x Montjeu responsible for talented horses such as RESTIADARGENT, NICKAJACK CAVE, SOLEIL MARIN, KENRIYA. Belonging to the prolific family of ALEXANDRIE, Laufeen is also a sister to MILITANTE, dam of WIND OF CHIMES (Gr.3 Prix Lieurey winner also placed in the Gr.1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches and the Gr.1 Prix du Moulin de Longchamp), Listed placed GOLDEN FASTNET and a Frankel yearling filly who made €630,000 at Deauville in September.


  • Lot 608 – This is a dark bay filly by CAMELOT out of CLEVERLEYCA, a daughter of leading sire KENDARGENT. A son of the illustrious Montjeu, Camelot is one of Cooolmore’s flagbearers having sired Classic performers such as 2020 Gr.1 Irish Oaks heroine SO EVEN, or ATHENA (Gr.1 Belmont Oaks), LATROBE, ACCON and HUNTING HORN. He is also responsible for Group 1 winning filly at 2 WONDERMENT and the multiple Gr.1 placed PINK DOGWOOD. The first foal out of Cleverleyca, the yearling filly is hailing from the family of NARWALA, rich in Group performers such as the good MAIDEN TOWER (Gr.2 Prix de Sandringham and Gr.3 Prix de la Grotte winner and 2nd in the Gr.1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches and the Gr.1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes) or COPPERBEECH (3rd in the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac at 2) and AYNTHIA.


  • Lot 659 – A chestnut filly by NEW BAY, a promising young sire by the great DUBAWI, out of HURBLING, a daughter of HURRICANE RUN (MONTJEU). A first crop sire standing at Ballylinch Stud, New Bay, who won the Prix du Jockey Club (Gr.1) in 2015 and was placed 2nd in the Poule d’Essai des Poulains (Gr.1) and 3rd in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr.1), made stunning debuts at stud, having sired no less than 10 winners out of 30 runners so far. On September 26th at Newmarket, the 2yo NEW MANDATE offered him a first Group win as sire when landing the Gr.2 Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes. This juvenile is bred on a similar Dubawi x Montjeu cross to the yearling filly Gouffern Taylor Made Sales is offering. On the maternal side, the yearling filly carrying lot 659 is a member of the outstanding family of ZELDING, that includes Group 1 performers such as GLORIOUS SIGHT, HERMOSA, HYDRANGEA, THE UNITED STATES, FIRE LILY and also PISANELLO and BEAUTY IS TRUTH.


  • Lot 687 – A bay filly by SWISS SPIRIT, a son of Invincible Spirit full of speed and precocity, out of LILY CARSTAIRS (ORPEN). Lily Carstairs won 6 races from 2 to 6, displaying both precocity and longevity, and also finished 4th in a Listed race in France. This is the family of KEREOLLE, responsible for the Group 1 performers MYSTERY PLAY (2nd in the Gr.1 Fillies’ Mile and KIRI’S CLOWN, winner of the Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap (Gr.1) in the US. The yearling filly is a first foal.

Our yearlings will be showed in Yard T from Saturday October 17th in the afternoon.

RELIABLE MAN, sire of lot 194 out of Stars Alight

SEA THE STARS, damsire of lot 194

KENDARGENT, #1 sire in France by winners in 2020 and sire of lot 403, a colt out of Laufeen (Montjeu)

CAMELOT, sire of lot 608, a filly out of Cleverleyca, a young Kendargent mare

NEW BAY, the exciting first crop sire of lot 659, a filly from the talented family of Zelding

SWISS SPIRIT is a son of Invincible Spirit standing in the UK and the sire of lot 687