CHARM SPIRIT'S FIRST YEARLINGS HEAD TO THE SALES
It all starts at Arqana's August Yearling Sale at Deauville and Charm Spirit's first yearling to enter the ring will be a half-brother to dual Gr. 1 winner - and dual Royal Ascot winner - Qemah (). The colt is out of multiple Stakes placed Kartica (by Rainbow Quest) and will be offered by his breeders Haras du Cadran.
Also among Charm Spirit's first yearlings catalogued are a colt and a filly from Ecurie des Monceaux, who also bred and raised the stallion himself. is the second son of winning mare Miss Plimsoll (by Arch), who is a full sister to Gr. 2 Lancashire Oaks winner Pomology, and is a daughter of multiple Stakes winner Naissance Royale (by Giant's Causeway), who has already produced Stakes-placed filly Jadhaba.
Charm Spirit will also be well represented at other yearling sales in Europe. His three progeny due for sale at (Aug 29 and 30) include Lot 406 a filly from the family of four-time Gr. 1 winner Postponed and his recent Gr. 3-winning half-sister God Given. This filly was sold for 85,000gns by Mickley Stud also joint breeders of Havana Grey, the triple Stakes winning son of leading First Season Sire Havana Gold.
There are four Charm Spirit's catalogued at the Sale (Sep 19 and 20), among them Lot 144 a half-sister to Havana Gold's debut winner Tabdeed, and staying in Ireland, another five will go through the ring at (Sep 26 and 27).
A total of 36 sons and daughters of Charm Spirit are scheduled to come under the hammer at in October, with seven entered in (Oct 3 to 5) and 26 in (Oct 9 to 11), as well as three in (Oct 12 and 13). Tattersalls has also hosted some fine sons and daughters of Charm Spirit as six of his progeny sold for at least 80,000 guineas at the December Foal Sale in 2016, including two colts who went for 140,000 guineas and 110,000 guineas respectively.
Charm Spirit stood the 2017 breeding season at Tweenhills and is currently standing the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Windsor Park Stud in New Zealand. He will return to the Aga Khan Studs for the 2018 breeding season.
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- The 20th individual winner for Havana Gold 13th November 2017
- Qatar Bloodstock stud fees for 2018 announced 30th October 2017
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