Further Action at Deauville

Mark Smith - Tuesday December 7

John Foote was on the board before a quickfire double strike near the end of the second session of the 2021 Arqana Breeding Stock Sale with Emmaroo Bloodstock and Catheryne Bruggeman and Paul Moroney signing for a royally related mares from Aga Khan families.

Lot 367 Line Judge (GB) (Dawn Approach x Potent Embrace by Street Cry) Purchaser: Lillington Bloodstock/John Foote €20,000

The 4yo mare Line Judge has placed seven times without breaking through.

The daughter of Dawn Approach is a half-sister to Group III winner and Group 1 placed Passion and Glory (Cape Cross), and to a colt by Sea The Stars that made 120,000gns at the 2021 tattersalls October Yearling Sale.

The dam, Potent Embrace, is a daughter of the Group III winner and multiple Group 1 placed War Chant mare Karen’s Caper.

Lot 522 Dayita (FR) (Dansili x Daltawa by Miswaki) Purchaser: Emmaroo Bloodstock €105,000

 A two-time winner in France, Dayita has had four winners from her first four to race.  

The daughter of Dansili is a half-sister to four stakes winners headed by the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Prix du Jockey Club, prix Criterium International, and Prix Lupin winner Dalakhani (Darshaan) and Breeder’s Cup Turf Turf, Poule  d'Essai des Poulains, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Coronation Cup, Irish Champion Stakes, Man O'War Stakes, and Eclipse Stakes hero Daylami (Doyoun).


This family has found stakes success in Australia of late through the half-sisters Four Wheel Drive and Emeralds.

Dayita carried a positive test to the popular Almanzor.

Lot 526 Damned (FR) (Iffraaj x Dardania by Dalakhani) Purchaser: Catheryne Bruggeman/Paul Moroney/Perry Sambor €25,000

From one mare in foal to Almanzor to another from the family of the Cambridge Stud shuttler.

The 3yo filly Damned broke her maiden two starts back over 1800m at Clairefontaine.

She is a half-sister to the Group III-placed Exceed And Excel filly Dourdana out of a daughter of the French Oaks heroine Daryaba (Night Shift).

Daryaba left four stakes-winners headed by the Hong Kong Vase winner Daryakana (Selkirk) who is setting up a dynasty of her own through Dariyan, Devamani, Dariyza, and Darabad.

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