Darley Auction 2020


A benefit for the Arabian Racing Cup and their respective community programs.

With the cancellation of the in-person Darley Awards this year due to covid-19, the ARC Stallion Auction was held online.

DARLEY STALLION SERVICES AUCTION

BREEDINGS TO THE WORLD'S BEST

AF ALBAHAR
( AMER X AL HANOUF, BY SABAAN )
AF Albahar is an Original Arab stallion (desert bred) out of Saudi Arabian blood lines. Although unproven on the track, he is a superior international producer. He is sire of important Group winners including AF MATHMOON (Dubai Kahayla Classic, Gr.1 PA); ALSAKER (Derby des Pur-sang Arabes de 4 ans, Gr.1 PA); BINT JAKKARTA (Al Rayyan Cup, Gr.1 PA); ISTIBDAD (Sprinter Championship, Gr.3 PA). He is full brother to Af Al Buraq, the leading sire in the UAE by number of wins for two years straight, in the racing season 2016/17 out of 142 stallions.
Contact: Flora Labau, contact@harasdethouars.com, www.harasdethouars.com
Donated by: Owner, AL JERYAN STUD
Semen location: Peterson Smith, Florida, USA
Semen Type available: Frozen



GAZWAN
( AMER X ARC DE CIEL, BY DJENDEL )
GAZWAN was a dominant force in Arabian racing for five years. Raced a total of 29 times with 16 wins, 6 seconds, 5 thirds. Multiple Group 1 winner including victories in some of the world's most prestigious races: Shadwell Dubai International S. (Gr1), Qatar Arabian World Cup (Gr1), HH The Emir's Sword (Gr1) twice, Qatar Gold Sword twice, and the Qatar Derby.
Sired by one of the most successful Arabian racing sires of all times, Amer, sire of international Group 1 winners throughout the world, including GENERAL, AL ANOOD, AL DAHMA, DAHESS, LAHOOB, AMERETTO, NIZAM, MADJ AL ARAB, etc.
His dam ARC DE CIEL, Group 1 winning mare, is also dam of ASSIL (1st Qatar Derby, etc.), IFTEKHAR, Rathowan, and Raheel. She is a half sister to Group winners ASRAA MIN ALBARQ, AREEJ, and THEEB.
GAZWAN stands his first season in 2020.
Contact: Megan Jones, Al Shahania Stud
T +974 4490 3074 M +974 5513 6661
breeding@alshahaniastud.com
Donated by: Owner, AL SHAHANIA STUD
Semen location: Peterson & Smith
Semen Type available: Frozen

GRILLA
( KONG x DIXIE DARLENE, BY WIKING )
RACE RECORD: 6/27(11-3-3)6-6, $231,411
Two time Darley Champion, track record holder, and multiple Grade 1 stakes winner including President of United Arab Emirates Cup Stakes, Keeneland (upsetting then undefeated SAND WITCHH). A distance horse with a powerhouse of speed, one of his wins at Delaware Park 6 furlongs in 1:17 1/5. His dam, the WIKING daughter DIXIE DARLENE (3/40(17-10-4)8-9, $281,689, Darley Horse of the Year) produced four other Darley Champions. GRILLA is her only son, and is sire of 27 young foals, 3 of racing age, 2 winners including 2018 Darley Champion and track record setter DANCE WITH ME BW.
Contact: Michelle Morgan, mmorgan@ont.com, www.mandolynn.com
Donated by: Owner, BILLY GLOSSER, billieglosser@aol.com, 940-735-2990
Semen location: Texas, USA / Sharjah, UAE
Semen Type available: Fresh, Cooled or Frozen in USA, Frozen in UAE

SIR BANI YAS
( AMER X NASSEM EL BAHER, BY ELIOS DE CARRERE )
5 wins and 11 places from 18 starts, four time Group winner including - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup at Sandown (Gr.1), and Qatar International Stake at Goodwood (Gr.1), Prix de Carthage, Toulouse (Gr.2). Consistently raced against best horses in England and France, he was the best son of Amer in 2015, rated at 122. His sire AMER is also sire of many international Group 1 winners including GENERAL, AL ANOOD, AL DAHMA, DAHESS, LAHOOB, AMERETTO, NIZAM, and MAJD AL ARAB. He is out of Nassem El Baher, half sister to Time Out (7 wins in UAE, 3rd Liwa Oasis (Gr1), Agrab Al Nas (8 wins in UAE), Al Misk and Al Muzhil (winners in UAE). She is half sister to ABU ALEMARAT, the best 4 year old and winner of UAE Triple Crown in 2008. SIR BANI YAS‘s first foals are two year olds in 2020.
Contact: Gillian Brennan 2007.gillian@gmail.com, www.alasayl.com, Abu Dhabi
Donated by: Owner, AL ASAYL RACING
Semen location: Peterson Smith, Florida, USA
Semen Type available: Frozen
The breeding can be used in 2020 or 2021





SERAPHIN DU PAON
( AKBAR X BINT EL BEDIA, BY ELIAS )
6 wins (4 Group wins, 8 places (4 Group placed) in France & UAE, including winner of the Dubai Kahaylah Classic (Gr.1), HH President Cup (Gr.1), and Prix Cheri Bibi (Gr.2). The top rated son of leading sire AKBAR (13 wins, 23 places in 40 starts) sire of winners in multiple countries including AKIN DE DUCOR. Out of Tunisian-bred mare, Bint El Bedia, producer of Group 1 winners including Seraphin's full sister QUESCHE DU PAON and TZAR DU PAON. Seraphin Du Paon is sire of winners in UAE, France, and Morocco, including Maravilla Al Maury (Gr.3 winner in France), Baariz, Rakikat Grine, Maleeh de Grine, Ebhaar, and Maktoob.
Contact: Gillian Brennan 2007.gillian@gmail.com, www.alasayl.com
Standing at: Haras de Thouras, secretariat@harasdethouars.com
Donated by: Owner, AL ASAYL RACING
Semen location: Peterson Smith, Florida, USA
Semen Type available: Frozen; breeding can be used in 2020 or 2021

HILAL AL ZAMAN
( MENCOUR (FR) X AL ALTHANIA (IQ), BY ZAD AL RAKIB (IQ) )
RACE RECORD: 5/34 (17-12-2-1)7 in Europe and Iraq. Total prize money: 240.000 €
7 Group wins including Malzagirt Trophy, Istanbul (Gr.1PA), Zabeel Stakes, Newbury (Gr.1PA). Retired Sound. Of the Seglawi Jedran strain, one of the best racing lines in Iraq, crossed with the best French racing lines. His sire MENCOUR is maternal half-brother to DORMANE . He is out of the pure Iraqi mare Amal Althania (by Zad Al Rakib 4(3-1-0) in Iraq) also dam of Shabab ('99 by Oreeo) 5 wins, placed twice in Iraq; Osilan ('01 by Al Hasim) 25 wins, 25 places from 52 starts, retired sound to stud in Iraq; IZZ AL KHAIL ('07 by Matador) 6 wins from 6 starts in Iraq and France; AL ASAD ('08 by Asad Saif) 4 wins, 4 places from 8 starts in Iraq, France, and Sweden; and Mudrik ('09 by Amal Ali) 3 wins, 1 place from 4 starts in Iraq.
Bred in Iraq by Dr. Mohammed Al Nujaifi. First foals debuted in 2019: Two are multi winners and a winner/Group 1 Placed.
Stands at: HARAS DU MAZET 19230 Beyssac, France. Tel:+33 (0)663 658271
Contact: Val Bunting, Agent, esteembloodstock2@aol.co.uk
Donated by: Owner, AL NUJAIFI RACING
Semen location: USA, Cre Run Farm
Semen Type available: Frozen, Breeding can be used in 2020 or 2021



MADJ AL ARAB
( AMER X DJELMILA, BY MAGANATE )
Majd Al Arab is one Amer's most successful progeny, out of Umm Qarn's french race mare Djelmila (Manganate/Cherifa). Djelmila had a successful racing career winning 10 of her 16 races including the Hatta International Stakes, the Qatar International Trophy and the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2.
Majd al Arab won five Group 1 PA or international races: Coupe d'Europe des Chevaux Arabes and French Arabian Breeders' Cup Classic in France, Shadwell Dubai Inter. Stakes at Newbury, Qatar International Trophy and HH The Emir's Sword at Doha.
Contact: Haras du Grand Courgeon,
Le Lion d'Angers, 49220 Le Lion d'Angers - France
Telephone: +33(0) 2 41 93 39 34
Email: contact@legrandcourgeon.com
Donated by: UMM QARN
Semen location: Peterson and Smith
Semen Type available: Frozen


RB NASH
( NASHWAN AL KHALIDIAH X RB SAND STORM, BY BURNING SAND ) Multiple Groupe Winner in USA, RB NASH is a two time Darley Champion. 9 wins and 11 placings from 21 starts; earnings $153,788; Darley Champion twice. RB NASH is a dominant racehorse beating the very best including Quick Sand AA and Easter Man, over and over. 1st Bob Magness Memorial Arabian Derby (Gr. 2), 1st Delaware Park Arabian Juvenile Championship Stakes (Gr. 3), 1st Arabian Stallion Stakes (Gr. 3) 1st DIAR Texas Lone Star Futurity, 1st Texas Six Shooter Plus Stakes, 2nd Delaware Park Arabian Derby (Gr. 2), 2nd Texas Arabian Derby (Gr. 3), 3rd Hundred Years Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Stakes (Gr. 1), 3rd HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes (Gr. 1), etc. His sire the multi Group 1 winner NASHWAN AL KHALIDIAH is by Tiwaiq. His dam RB Sand Storm is a full sister to two-time Darley Horse of the Year SAND WITCHH, from the multi Grade 1 winning dam TORNADE DU LOUP.
RB NASH stands his first season in 2020.
Contact: Dianne Waldron & Leah Killingsworth Bates
T (352)650-5912
DW@kworthins.com
Donated by: Owner, ROSEBROOK FARM
Semen location: Florida, USA - Fresh, Cooled or Frozen, International

BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE:

Breedings won are delivered under the standard breeding contract of each individual stallion owner or donor without amendment. Winning bid covers semen only, and any costs which may include but not limited to collection, shipping, insemination, mare care or any other in accordance with the Stallion´s individual contract are assumed by the winning bidder. Conception or foal guarantees, if any, may be extended solely by the owner or donor.

ARC makes no warranties or guarantees for any stallion breedings and does not coordinate delivery of the breedings. Breedings must be used in the year 2020 or 2021 unless otherwise announced at the live auction. Please contact Stallion Owners for additional details.

 


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