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Opportunity to buy into Lanwades’ Black Type families at Tattersalls July Sales 2017

Selling on Wednesday 12th July

From Lanwades Stud

Lot 78 ALLEGIANCE 2014 grey filly by ARCHIPENKO – ALBA STELLA, by Nashwan

This unraced filly is Out of Training

Her sire, ARCHIPENKO, International Gr.1 winning 1m – 1m 1/4 specialist, won 6 races and $3 million on three continents. He was the Leading British-based sire of 2yo’s in 2016 with 58% winners to runners, and also Champion First Season Sire in Argentina in 2016; sire of over 100 winners and more than 200 races, incl Group winners MADAME CHIANG, DON ARCHI, KINGSTON MINES, SILVER LOOK, STONY BROKE, VA BANK and ALGOMETER.

Her dam, ALBA STELLA, won two races for a Timeform rating of 94. She is the dam of seven runners: ALL winners. ALBA STELLA also has a 2016 filly by SEA THE MOON. The mare is herself a half-sister to World Champion 3yo filly ALBORADA (won Gr.1 Champion Stakes, twice – dam of Stakes winner ALGONQUIN, by ARCHIPENKO) and German Horse of the Year ALBANOVA (3 x Gr.1 wins – dam of Group winner ALGOMETER, by ARCHIPENKO). This is the famous Lanwades “AL” family, represented by top-class performers worldwide every year, e.g. EMINENT (Gr.3 Craven Stakes, Newmarket in 2017) and CORONET (Gr.2 Ribblesdale Stakes, Royal Ascot in 2017)

This family is currently represented by 29 individual mares (being bred to top class stallions in Europe and Kentucky) + numerous fillies of racing age and younger, at Lanwades.

Lot 79 BUENA LUNA 2014 chesnut filly by BAHAMIAN BOUNTY – HALF MOON HOTEL, by With Approval

This filly ran three times at 2 but is now Out of Training

Her late sire BAHAMIAN BOUNTY was a top European 2yo winning the Gr.1 Middle Park Stakes and the Gr.1 Prix Morny – later a leading sire of 34 Black Type winners including PASTORAL PURSUITS, BRETON ROCK, GOODRICKE and ANJAAL. He is amongst the leading broodmare sires.

The filly’s dam HALF MOON HOTEL did not run. She also has a 2yo filly named FEN CAROLINE by SIR PERCY, in training with Robert Cowell in Newmarket, and a yearling filly by ARCHIPENKO. Her half-sister SELENOGRAPHY (by Selkirk) is retained by Lanwades, as is that mare’s yearling filly by LEROIDESANIMAUX – she also has a colt foal by SEA THE MOON.

The next dam SLEW THE MOON  was a Gr.1 winner in Argentina and a half-sister to Champion 2yo filly SLEW OF REALITY (6 wins; 3 Gr.1’s). This is the American maternal family of WHYDIDJU (Gr.1 California Oaks), MRS PETERKIN, SWEET ALLIANCE (Kentucky Oaks) and SHAREEF DANCER (Champion 3yo in Europe: Irish Derby, etc).


Selling on Wednesday 14th July

Consigned by Ed Walker Racing:

Lot 663 NASTENKA 2014 bay filly by AUSSIE RULES – NEZHENKA, by With Approval

This winning filly is In Training and has won again since the catalogue was printed, at Brighton over 1m (1,600m) on 12th June 

By Leading Miler, Classic winner AUSSIE RULES  (Gr.1 French 2,000 Guineas; Gr.1 Keeneland Turf Mile, etc) who sired 25 Black Type winners to date including FIESOLANA (Gr.1), CAZALS, DJUMAMA, HARD BALL GET, QUELINDO, etc.

The filly’s dam NEZHENKA won two races (Timeform rating: 100) and NASTENKA is her first foal. She has a 2yo colt, TIMOSHENKO, by Archipenko, in training with Sir Mark Prescott, a yearling colt by New Approach and a filly foal by Archipenko.

This female family traces back to the great SPECIAL, ancestress also of SADLER’S WELLS, NUREYEV, FAIRY KING, BLAME and ARCHIPENKO. The family is currently represented by 11 individual mares + numerous fillies of racing age and younger, at Lanwades.


Consigned by Heath House Stables (Sir Mark Prescott, Bt):

Lot 824 MELODINE 2014 chesnut filly by ARCHIPENKO – MONDA, by Cozzene

This filly is In Training and has run again (Haydock 10f, 2,000m on 15th June – placed 4th of 11) since the catalogue was printed. She is an intended runner again, prior to being sold

She is by ARCHIPENKO (see sire reference under lot 78).

Her dam, MONDA, won 4 races including in Deauville and was also placed 8 times in France; her first foal is a winner and MELODINE is her second foal. She also has a 2yo filly by Aussie Rules and a yearling colt by Archipenko. The next dam BRIVIESCA was a Stakes winner in France and in the USA; she is to date the dam of 3 winners, her first 3 foals. Her second dam, in turn, was Gr.3 winner KILINISKI, dam of Stakes winner KISWAHILI and second dam of Gr.1 winner MADAME CHIANG and 2yo Stakes winner KINETICA. This is again the celebrated female family of the famous mare SPECIAL, see further reference under lot 663, above.


The four fillies will be sold with veterinary Breeding Certificates and can be inspected prior to the Sale at Lanwades (lots 78 and 79) or with their respective trainers (lots 663 and 824)



Lanwades often has Thoroughbreds of racing age and breeding stock for sale. Should you be interested to purchase, please contact us on with your requirements (age/sex/price range/etc) and we will respond as soon as possible.