Collectively the yearlings had made Ff8
,320,000 (pounds 806,984) in August but went through the ring this weekend for Ff3,670,000 (pounds 355,965).
Further spice is added by six yearlings knocked down to Paul Collins for a combined total of Ff8
combined total of Ff8
,320,000 (pounds 800,000) by agent Paul Collins at Deauville in August are to be reoffered by the French auction house next month because payment has not been received.
Stands at Haras des Sablonnets at a fee of Ff8
,000 (Oct 1).
Robin des Pres b 94 Cadoudal-Relayeuse (Iron Duke) Haras de Haie Neuve, Ille et Vilaine Ff8
Among first-crop sires, Octagonal and Zamindar did well for those who used them at Ff8
,000 and pounds 7,000 respectively, illustrating the confidence in the current batch of young stallions.
Prize-money for the mile-and-a-half showpiece, to be known as the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere, will be immediately increased by 25 per cent to Ff8