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Arqana Breeding Day-1: $1.035m Lune D'Or
Japanese veterinarian Dr Fumihiko Nakajima (acting for Katsumi Yoshida's Northern Farm) out-bid Alan Cooper (acting for the Niarchos family) & paid €750,000 (A$1.035m) for Gr1-winning 9YO mare Lune D'Or (Green Tune-Luth D'Or, by Noir Et Or) consigned from Haras du Mezeray & sold in-foal to former Coolmore shuttler & Gr1 English Derby winner Galileo. Nakajima commented: "She is to go to Northern Farm in Japan & be covered by one of our stallions, of which there is a large choice."