Haras de Bouquetot will welcome a new stallion for the 2024 season courtesy of LUSAIL who will be the first son of MEHMAS to retire to France. He is a precocious multiple Group winner at two and G1 performer at 3 when denied victory by a head in the G1 James’s Palace Stakes over the mile at Royal Ascot.
He will meet our stallion ZELZAL who acclaimed a new Stakes winner with his daughter KNOCK ON who posted her first Listed success in the 7 furlongs Listed Prix de Saint-Cyr on October, 21 at ParisLongchamp, France. The sharp filly bred by Haras de Saint-Voir was a dual winner on her debut races and had gained blacktype earlier this season when placed in the Listed Prix de Pontarme. ZELZAL also recorded a double of winners on October, 22 in two different countries, with juvenile ZELMAN breaking his maiden tag at first asking at Le Pin au Haras, France for A. and E. Prudent and three-year-old TAWANG crossing the finish line first over the 1,400 meters of Milano, Italy. Last winner of the week was Haras de Bouquetot and Ecurie de Castillon-bred three-year-old OMICRONE who secured her second career-victory in a 1,300 meters handicap race at Deauville, France on October, 18.
Our blue-blooded homebred DOHA won her maiden impressively overseas at Windsor with the daughter of dual Arc winner TREVE and supersire SEA THE STARS striking her first career victory by a stylish 9 lengths under the ride of Hector Crouch. In the care of Ralph Beckett, our three-year-old was raised at Haras de Bouquetot.
MEHMAS secured a double of winners overseas on October, 20 at Newcastle, UK with three-year-old LIGHT SPEED who broke his maiden tag for Brian Williamson on his second outing only and four-year-old BICEP who showed his muscles for a fifth-career win for breeder R. Roberts. Three-year-old FIFTY YEAR STORM joined the winning dance when claiming her second career-success on October, 19 at Brighton, UK for breeder Tally-Ho Stud.
AL WUKAIR was celebrated in Czech Republic courtesy of YELLOW CURRY who defeated her 16 rivals at Praha racecourse on October, 22.
Haras de Bouquetot-based OLYMPIC GLORY was represented in France by Bois Hue-bred JOLYMPA who landed her third career-victory on October, 17 over the 2,100 meters of Argentan. OLYMPIC HERO reached the 2,200 meters of Firenze, Italy on October, 19.
Congratulations to all winning connections!
Our blue-blooded homebred DOHA won her maiden impressively overseas at Windsor with the daughter of dual Arc winner TREVE and supersire SEA THE STARS striking her first career victory by a stylish 9 lengths.