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Arqana August Day-2: Coolmore Tops €500,000 Mark For Two Montjeu Sons
Coolmore Stud's Demi O'Byrne bought 2 sons of recently-deceased dual-Derby winning stallion & former shuttler Montjeu (Sadler's Wells-Floripedes, by Top Ville) on Day-2 of the Arqana August Sale. The first was Lot 142 for €650,000, out of Birmanie – a half-sister to 6-time Gr1 winner English Channel whose victories included the Gr1 Breeders' Cup Turf. The second was Lot 166 for €520,000, a full-brother to Gr1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud winner Recital (raced by Coolmore's John Magnier) & Gr1 Prix Ganay winner Corre Caminos.