7
Oct
2015
We knew the family well and thought this was a lovely horse, just like his brother who is trained by Andre Fabre. He’s a very attractive colt

Frankel colt one of the top lots on first day of Tattersalls Book 1

A colt by Frankel featured among the top lots sold on the first day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale yesterday (6th October).

Lot 148 was out of the brilliant racemare Dar Re Mi, whose first foal, a colt by Frankel's stablemate Oasis Dream, is the group-placed De Treville.

Consigned by Watership Down Stud, the colt was purchased for 750,000 guineas by trainer John Gosden on behalf of Al Shaqab Racing.

Gosden said: “We knew the family well and thought this was a lovely horse, just like his brother who is trained by Andre Fabre. He’s a very attractive colt.”

Image courtesy of Tattersalls

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Frankel Facts

Frankel's first foal was born at 8.30pm on 11th January 2014 - a bay colt out of the dual Group 3 winning mare Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum was the first mare scanned in foal to Frankel in 2013. Her foal was born on the same day as Frankel's late trainer Sir Henry Cecil's birthday.