Darley Auction 2019


A benefit for the Arabian Racing Cup and their respective community programs.

DARLEY STALLION SERVICES AUCTION

STALLION BREEDINGS

ARC ANNUAL STALLION AUCTION

  • This was a LIVE AUCTION during the 32nd Annual Darley Awards on Saturday evening, March 23rd at the St. Regis Houston Hotel, with Absentee bidding available.
  • 100% of the proceeds go toward industry payback programs such as the ARC Breeders Incentive Program
  • THANK YOU to all the Stallion Breeding donors, and THANK YOU all bidders!
AF ALBAHAR
(AMER X AL HANOUF, BY SABAAN)
AF Albahar is an Original Arab stallion (desert bred) out of Saudi Arabian
blood lines. Although unproven on the track, he is a superior
producer. He is sire of important Group winners including AF MATHMOON (Dubai Kahayla Classic, Gr.1 PA); ALSAKER (Derby des Pur-sang Arabes de 4 ans, Gr.1 PA); BINT JAKKARTA (Al Rayyan Cup, Gr.1 PA); ISTIBDAD (Sprinter Championship, Gr.3 PA). He is full brother to Af Al Buraq, the leading sire in the UAE by number of wins for two years straight, in the racing season 2016/17 out of 142 stallions.
Contact: Flora Labau, contact@harasdethouars.com, www.harasdethouars.com
Donated by: Owner, AL JERYAN STUD
Semen location: Peterson Smith, Florida, USA
Semen Type available: Frozen



MEBROUK
(MANGANATE X MANDORE BY GRABIEC)
6 wins, including 1st HH The Emirs Sword (Gr.1), Doha Musherib Cup, and Qatar National Handicap Race, Doha, and 6 places including The Presidents Cup (Gr.1) in Abu Dhabi. He is out of the great foundation mare MANDORE and by the very influential sire MANGANATE. Full brother to DJENDEL (sire of numerous Group winners in the Gulf, Europe and USA) and to DORMANE, one of the greatest Arabian race horse sires in the world. MEBROUK’s first crop were yearlings in 2016.
Contact: Megan Jones, Administrative Assistant
T +974 4490 3074 M +974 5513 6661
megan@alshahaniastud.com
Donated by: Owner, AL SHAHANIA STUD
Semen location: USA- Woodside Equine Clinic, Ashland, VA
Semen Type available: Frozen

NASHWAN AL KHALEDIAH
(TIWAIQ X RAYYAN, BY BENGALI D'ALBRET)
Multiple Group winner in France and England including 1st The UAE President Cup G1, Prix Manganate G1, Zaabeel Int. Stake G1, Prix Dragon G2, etc. European Champion 4 Year Old. Raced from age 4 to 6 years, with 8 wins and 7 places in 18 starts. By desert-bred Saudi stallion Tiwaiq, sire of multiple G1 winners. Nashwan Al Khalidiah's first foals were born 2012, and his top progeny are RB NASH (2 time DARLEY CHAMPION), RB KINKIE BOOTS (DARLEY CHAMPION), AL MOUNTEZE MONLAU, DIABOLO HIPOLYTE, and SHADWAN AL KHALEDIAH (6 wins in 6 starts in Poland).
Contact: Sophie Robin, stallions@wanadoo.fr
Donated by: Owner, AL KHALEDIAH STABLES
Semen location: TBA
Semen Type available: Frozen


SIR BANI YAS
(AMER X NASSEM EL BAHER, BY ELIOS DE CARRERE)
5 wins and 11 places from 18 starts, four time Group winner including - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup at Sandown (Gr.1), and Qatar International Stake at Goodwood (Gr.1), Prix de Carthage, Toulouse (Gr.2). Consistently raced against best horses in England and France, he was the best son of Amer in 2015, rated at 122. His sire AMER is also sire of many international Group 1 winners including GENERAL, AL ANOOD, AL DAHMA, DAHESS, LAHOOB, AMERETTO, NIZAM, and MAJD AL ARAB. He is out of Nassem El Baher, half sister to Time Out (7 wins in UAE, 3rd Liwa Oasis (Gr1), Agrab Al Nas (8 wins in UAE), Al Misk and Al Muzhil (winners in UAE). She is half sister to ABU ALEMARAT, the best 4 year old and winner of UAE Triple Crown in 2008. SIR BANI YAS‘s first foals are yearlings in 2019.
Contact: Gillian Brennan 2007.gillian@gmail.com, www.alasayl.com, Abu Dhabi
Donated by: Owner, AL ASAYL RACING
Semen location: Peterson Smith, Florida, USA
Semen Type available: Frozen
The breeding can be used in 2019 or 2020





SERAPHIN DU PAON
( AKBAR X BINT EL BEDIA, BY ELIAS )
6 wins (4 Group wins, 8 places (4 Group placed) in France & UAE, including winner of the Dubai Kahaylah Classic (Gr.1), HH President Cup (Gr.1), and Prix Cheri Bibi (Gr.2). The top rated son of leading sire AKBAR (13 wins, 23 places in 40 starts) sire of winners in multiple countries including AKIN DE DUCOR. Out of Tunisian-bred mare, Bint El Bedia, producer of Group 1 winners including Seraphin's full sister QUESCHE DU PAON and TZAR DU PAON. Seraphin Du Paon is sire of winners in UAE, France, and Morocco, including Maravilla Al Maury (Gr.3 winner in France), Baariz, Rakikat Grine, Maleeh de Grine, Ebhaar, and Maktoob.
Contact: Gillian Brennan 2007.gillian@gmail.com, www.alasayl.com
Standing at: Haras de Thouras, secretariat@harasdethouars.com
Donated by: Owner, AL ASAYL RACING
Semen location: Peterson Smith, Florida, USA
Semen Type available: Frozen; breeding can be used in 2019 or 2020

HILAL AL ZAMAN
( MENCOUR (FR) X AL ALTHANIA (IQ), BY ZAD AL RAKIB (IQ))
RACE RECORD: 5/34 (17-12-2-1)7 in Europe and Iraq. Total prize money: 240.000 €
7 Group wins including Malzagirt Trophy, Istanbul (Gr.1PA), Zabeel Stakes, Newbury (Gr.1PA). Retired Sound. Of the Seglawi Jedran strain, one of the best racing lines in Iraq, crossed with the best French racing lines. His sire MENCOUR is maternal half-brother to DORMANE . He is out of the pure Iraqi mare Amal Althania (by Zad Al Rakib 4(3-1-0) in Iraq) also dam of Shabab ('99 by Oreeo) 5 wins, placed twice in Iraq; Osilan ('01 by Al Hasim) 25 wins, 25 places from 52 starts, retired sound to stud in Iraq; IZZ AL KHAIL ('07 by Matador) 6 wins from 6 starts in Iraq and France; AL ASAD ('08 by Asad Saif) 4 wins, 4 places from 8 starts in Iraq, France, and Sweden; and Mudrik ('09 by Amal Ali) 3 wins, 1 place from 4 starts in Iraq.
Bred in Iraq by Dr. Mohammed Al Nujaifi. First foals will debut in 2019.
Stands at: HARAS DU MAZET 19230 Beyssac, France. Tel:+33 (0)663 658271
Contact: Val Bunting, Agent, esteembloodstock2@aol.co.uk
Donated by: Owner, AL NUJAIFI RACING
Semen location: USA, Cre Run Farm
Semen Type available: Frozen, Breeding can be used in 2019 or 2020



GRILLA
(KONG x DIXIE DARLENE, BY WIKING)
RACE RECORD: 6/27(11-3-3)6-6, $231,411
Two time Darley Champion and multiple Grade 1 stakes winner including President of United Arab Emirates Cup Stakes, Keeneland (upsetting then undefeated SAND WITCHH). A distance horse with a powerhouse of speed, one of his wins at Delaware Park 6 furlongs in 1:17 1/5. His dam, the WIKING daughter DIXIE DARLENE (3/40(17-10-4)8-9, $281,689, Darley Horse of the Year) produced four other Darley Champions. GRILLA is her only son, and is sire of 27 young foals, 3 of racing age, 2 winners including 2018 Darley Nominee DANCE WITH ME BW.
Contact: Michelle Morgan, mmorgan@ont.com, www.mandolynn.com
Donated by: Owner, BILLY GLOSSER, billieglosser@aol.com, 940-735-2990
Semen location: Texas
Semen Type available: Cooled or Frozen

BIG EASY
(BURNING SAND x REFLEKSJA, BY *GWYDION)

Race Record: 36(23-10-3)in USA and UAE, $442,913.
A multiple track record setter with 6 group wins and 9 placings, including 1st Delaware Firecracker Futurity USA, G1 National Day Cup/ADEC (G1), Liwa Oasis/Al Reef Stables (G1), Al Ruwais twice (G2) etc. He is a son of 12-year leading sire in USA, Burning Sand, out of the race winning Reflesksja of Polish pedigree. Big Easy has sired race winners in USA and UAE, including USA winner BURNING FIRESTAR $102,612, ES AJEEB in UAE.
Contact: in USA, Eric Moreau Sipiere Csraceshow@aol.com; or Gillian Brennan 2007.gillian@gmail.com www.alasayl.com, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Donated by: Owner, AL ASAYL RACING
Semen location: Texas
Semen Type available: Frozen
The breeding can be used in 2019 or 2020





MADJANI
(TIDJANI X SALAMA, BY SIBAWAIH)
Crowned Horse of the Year in UAE 3 years in a row, leading sire in UK by number of wins. Winner of 13 races from 17 starts (1,600m – 2,200m) in UK, Europe & U.A.E. 6 Group 1 Wins, 3 Group 1 Places. 3 time Dubai Kahayla Classic (Gr.1) winner. His best progeny in USA include multi-graded stakes winner RB FRENCH BROAD (DARLEY CHAMPION), and US stakes placed and stakes winner in Oman RB MADJYK MAN, stakes placed Madjikman (Gr.1 Placed), and Merlot MHF (Gr.3 placed). Other international stakes winners including HANDASSA (Gr.1 PA UAE and Turkey), AL ZAHIR (multiple Gr.1 PA wins UAE), MAJESTIC PERFECTION (Oman), Bon Balser De Faust (Gr.1 placed in France and UK), Alazaeez (Gr.2 placed in UK), and Niraan (Swedish Horse of Year).
Contact: in USA, agent Denise Gault, Race Street Management Inc., 831-809-0057 racestreetinc@aol.com, www.racestreet.com
Donated by: Owner, Shadwell Arabian Stallions, UK
Semen location: USA- Peterson Smith, Semen Type available- Frozen
For Approved Mares Only; ET Also Requires Approval




Breedings won are delivered under the standard breeding contract of each individual stallion owner or donor without amendment. Winning bid covers semen only, and any costs which may include but not limited to collection, shipping, insemination, mare care or any other in accordance with the Stallion´s individual contract are assumed by the winning bidder. Conception or foal guarantees, if any, may be extended solely by the owner or donor. ARC makes no warranties or guarantees for any stallion breedings and does not coordinate delivery of the breedings. Breedings must be used in the year 2019 or 2020, and may include conditions for APPROVED MARES. Please contact Stallion Owners for all details.


DARLEY SILENT AUCTION

SILENT AUCTION :

  • OPENED Friday evening, March 22 in the private Arabian Racing suite (The Finish Line Suite) at Sam Houston Race Track.
  • CLOSED Saturday, March 23rd at 10:30 pm following the conclusion of the 32nd Annual Darley Awards
  • 100% of the proceeds go toward industry payback programs such as the ARC Breeders Incentive Program
  • THANK YOU TO ALL DONORS OF THE DARLEY SILENT AUCTION ITEMS, AND THANK YOU TO ALL BIDDERS!

LOT 1.

TWO NIGHTS By THE SALMON RIVER in the RIVER HOUSE, Riggins, Idaho.

For 4 people. House sleeps 12. Full kitchen and all amenities.
SEE MORE DETAILS: www.airbnb.com/rooms/19315199?guests=1&adults=1
Offer includes 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners, wine and beer for 4 people.
*Enjoy either one full day Salmon River rafting trip
https://idahoriverguides.com
or day with Fishing Guide: www.rapidriveroutfitters.net
(September to March steelhead, trout & small mouth bass summer months).
Near Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and US deepest river gorge.
Transport to/from Riggins not included. House subject to availability.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 2.

One Week - LAJITAS RESORT & SPA

Lajitas Golf Resort & Spa - Lajitas, (small flat rocks) Texas
One week (7 days) stay in this two bedroom, three bath condo with complete kitchen; sleeps 8.

SEE MORE DETAILS: https://www.lajitasgolfresort.com/

The Lajitas Golf Resort, on the Rio Grande river, offers a boutique resort setting nestled in the lowland desert between the majestic mountains of the Big Bend National Park and the Big Bend Ranch State Park in Texas. Featuring resort amenities with an award winning Lanny Wadkins designed championship golf course, rafting, canoeing, biking, hiking, horse back riding, and zip line.

Donated by:
Dr. and Mrs. Mickey Morgan
Mandolynn Hill Farm

 


LOT 3.

One Case (12) Liberated 2015 SAUVIGNON BLANC

One case (12) Liberated 2015 Sauvignon Blanc (North Coast, California)
Rated 90 POINTS
Tangy grapefruit and gooseberry flavors make this new wine from Jackson Family Estates lively, fresh and palate-cleansing. It has medium body, good concentration and bracing acidity.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 4.

DERBY HAT

You'll want to go to Churchill Downs in this Derby Hat!
Extravagant and delicious hat with large brim and feather plume trimmings.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 5.

Silver style, turquoise replica
HORSE HEAD PENDANT

Silver style turquoise replica horse head pendant on threaded loop chain necklace with decorative blossoms.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 6.

Sterling Silver
HORSE HEAD EARRINGS

Jane Heart Equestrian Jewelry Sterling Silver Earrings - custom sterling sliver pierced ear horse head earrings.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 7.

Sterling Silver
COLLIER NECKLACE

Jane Heart Equestrian Jewelry Sterling Silver Collier/Necklace - custom sterling silver circlet with attached approximately 1 inch silver horse head.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 8.

Signed by British Jewelers
VINTAGE HORSE BROOCH

Vintage Blue Green Horse Brooch signed by British jewelers, Attwood and Sawyer (A&S).

A dazzling prancing horse brooch measuring 1 1/2 inches in width at its widest point and just under 2 inches at its highest point. The brooch is made of gold tone blue and green enameled metal over the body and the arched neck with a flowing mane and tail are encrusted with tiny clear Swarovski crystals. the single eye is an emerald green crystal. The legs, hooves, side of the face and muzzle are plain gold toned metal.

Many of the enduring Attwood pieces had historical reference such as the Panther necklace, earrings, bangle and brooch suite and the Peacock and Flamingo brooches were all interpretations of the Duchess of Windsor personal jewelry pieces.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 9.

SINGING & YOUR SUPPER

Singing and Your Supper - Opera, Wine and Custom Menu. Six course dinner by Cordon Bleu trained chef for 6 at location of your choice. Canadian Baritone Opera singer, David Collins, will provide entertainment. Customized menu (to include seafood, wild game, etc.) with wine pairings. Share this one with friends you love!

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 10.

Vintage Book
THE ARABIAN HORSE, HIS COUNTRY AND PEOPLE

The Arabian Horse, His Country and People ~ A Must Read for Arabian horse history lovers - by Major General W. Tweedie, Originally published 1894. Vintage edition published by Borden Publishing Co, 1961, California (dustwrapper rather chipped and worn at edges) Pp. xix + 411, illustrated with colored plates and b&w drawings, folding map insert of the tribes and region. Shipping Not included.

See inside: https://archive.org/details/arabianhorsehisc00twee/page/n8

Donated by:
Corliss Hazard

 


LOT 11.

KENDALL-JACKSON ESTATES & GARDENS VISIT,
5 Course Food & Wine Pairing,
Cookbook &Wine Stopper

A visit to Kendall-Jackson Estates and Gardens, Santa Rosa, California - Five course food and wine pairing for 4 at Kendall Jackson Estates and Gardens, Santa Rosa, California. AND KJ head chef, Justin Wangler cook book, SEASON, +plus custom horse head wine stopper.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians


LOT 12.

3 BOTTLE WINE SET

Vintage Verticle Wine Set, Matanzas Creek Helena Bench Sauvignon Blanc: Three bottles. Contains 1 bottle of vintage 2013, 1 bottle of vintage 2014, and one bottle of vintage 2015 Matanzas Creek Helena Bench Sauvignon Blanc.

Donated by:
Lynn Bennett, Favoritt Arabians

 


LOT 13.

Santa Barbara County’s Best Private Wineries
GUIDED WINE TOUR

A Guided Tour of the Best Private Wineries in Santa Barbara County with Bob Sweeney. Private Barrel Tastings. Enjoy an exclusive wine experience at several of the top private wineries in burgeoning Santa Barbara County with expert wine guide Bob Sweeney as your personal host. Learn the art behind pairing food with wine for an even more illustrious wine experience that will impress your friends at home! This experience is for two people.

Donated by:
Bob Sweeney

 


LOT 14.

Handmade
ARABIAN HALTER SET

Handmade Arabian Halter & Breast piece in pink. Brand new Arabian Halter set crafted in Europe and purchased in UAE. Only put on horse to take these few photos. The set includes an adult sized Arabic halter and matching breast piece.

Donated by:
Centurion World Logistics, LLC

 


LOT 15.

ON THE BEACH WEEKEND
Galveston, Texas

Includes Casa Del Mar Beachfront Condo (2 nights). Condo sleeps 6 with one bedroom, fold-out couch and bunkbeds. Condo faces the beach and also has two pools, one heated. AND this includes 4 tickets to nearby Moody Gardens Family Park. Each admission ticket is for entry into the Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, Ropes Course, and seasonal: Palm Beach, Bands on the Sand, Festival of Lights and ice sculptures
SEE MORE DETAILS: https://www.moodygardens.com/

This venue will not be available on holidays, or special occasions on the island.

Donated by:
Sam Vasquez

 


LOT 16.

WEBSITE BANNER & EBLAST PACKAGE

Banner on horsereporter.com - Six months Online Banner with your logo. Banner links to your website or information and is included in all Horsereporter Eblast Newsletters. Includes one Eblast designed by Corliss Hazard and sent to exclusive Horsereporter email list.

Donated by:
Pamela Burton, Horsereporter/Corliss Hazard

 


LOT 17.

TWO 100% SILK SCARF/STOLES
by Christine Schuebel

100% Silk Scarf/Stoles by artist Christine Schuebel
SEE MORE DETAIL: www.schuebelgallery.com
(2) One blue, one red Limited Edition size: 2 x 0.6m. 100 % pure silk (Habotai).
Made in Germany.

Donated by:
Christine Schuebel

 


LOT 18.

NATURAL STONE NECKLACE
by Paige Wallace

One-of-a-kind piece designed and signed by noted Western jewelry designer, Paige Wallace Designs.

Donated by:
Race Street Management

 


LOT 19.

“Everything you need to know about Horses”
COLLECTION OF KNOWLEDGE
6 Books

Ultimate Horse - Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Racehorse Breeding Theories -Frank Mitchell, Ph.D.
A Field of Arabians -Bazy Tankersely and the Horses of Al-Marah
Tennessee's Arabian Horse Racing Heritage -Andra Kowalczyk
Complete Guide to Breeding and Raising Racehorses - Joseph Lannon Taylor
Godolphin Arabian- Eugene Sue
Condition: Most Like New

Donated by:
Leslie Gicewicz, Oakcrest Farms LLC

 


LOT 20.

Shop the finest western lifestyle!
SHOPPING EXCURSION FROM PINTO RANCH
$200 GIFT CARD

Win this $200 Gift Card and choose from Handmade boots made in Texas to Fine Hats, Buckles, Exotic Belts, one-of-a-kind southwestern Artisan Jewelry and beautiful chic Apparel for Men and Women. Pinto Ranch chooses only the best brands under one roof such as Robert Graham, Double D Ranchwear, Lucchese Classics, Stallion Boots, Old Gringo, Tasha Polizzi, Madison Creek, Lone Pine and more.
Four Locations in Texas -
1717 Houston Post Oak Blvd, Houston IAH, Las Vegas, & Dallas
Visit the Houston store by the Galleria while in Houston!

Donated by:
Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear
Can shop online for delivery -
www.pintoranch.com

 


LOT 21.

“We’re in the mood to Give!”
$300 IN NEW PHOTOGRAPHY
from Randi Clark Equine Photography & Film

Cherished pieces of art and the media marketing materials you need to stand out professionally in today’s market. For 30 years, Randi has traveled the world to photograph and film, and her breathtaking images convey the true passion and spirit of horses, people, and the places they live.

Donated by:
Randi Clark Equine Photography & Film

 


LOT 22.

LEATHER & FOX COAT

An exquisite piece from Pinto Ranch Fine Western Lifestyle Apparel.
This long vest mixes soft fur with black leather for a cozy and chic style. The cozy top half features genuine fox fur in silver and brown with a high collar and two front clasps for cooler days. The bottom half is made with genuine black leather in a sleek A-line silhouette with two side entry pockets.
(New. Can be exchanged at the store).

Donated by:
Mandolynn Hill Racing Club

 


LOT 23.

STALLION, BY STETSON
Cowboy Hat from Pinto Ranch

Stallion by Stetson -
An everyday western hat that makes every day look cool.
New. From Pinto Ranch Fine Western Lifestyle Apparel.

Donated by:
Mandolynn Hill Racing Club


LOT 24.

HORSE CUP AND PLATE
by Certified International

Horse Cup and Plate by Certified International.
New. From Pinto Ranch Fine Western Lifestyle Apparel.

Donated by:
Mandolynn Hill Racing Club


LOT 25.

WESTERN KITCHEN TOWELS

Kitchen towel flour sacks , two in each ribbon- total 4.
Size 30x30 inches. Western charm meets rustic chic in these western kitchen towels of 100% cotton. Great for doing essential kitchen work, this western flour sack towel set is a nice way to brighten up your kitchen.
New. From Pinto Ranch Fine Western Lifestyle Apparel.

Donated by:
Mandolynn Hill Racing Club


LOT 26.

LEATHER PURSE
by Leaders In Leather

Great for traveling, this tri-fold crossbody bag is small and convenient. Inside you'll find five card slots, one zipper coin pocket and two open pouches. Other details include an exterior zipper pocket, magnetic closure and a crossbody strap with a 33" drop. Cognac/beige.
By Leader In Leather. New. From Pinto Ranch Fine Western Lifestyle Apparel.

Donated by:
Mandolynn Hill Racing Club

 


LOT 27.

FUN HORSE SOCKS

Three pairs of fun socks- "Horse Chores," "Bad Hair Day" and "Just Horses."
Whether you are working like a horse or horsing around, these are the socks for you! Moisture-wicking fiber keeps feet dry and comfortable. Machine washable. Size: Medium Fits US Womens 6-11.
New. From Pinto Ranch Western Apparel.

Donated by:
Mandolynn Hill Racing Club

 


LOT 28.

TRIVET
by artist Arthur Court

Trivet. Horses with Wheat design, by artist Arthur Court.
Beautifully combining style and function, this attractive trivet will protect your table and look wonderful doing it. Designed by Arthur Court, the trivet features intricate detail of majestic horses bordered by wheat. A fantastic display piece when not in use. Crafted by hand from sand cast aluminum, the trivet is then buffed to a gleaming shine. Tarnish free, simply brighten with a 100% cotton flannel polishing cloth when needed to remove fingerprints or smudges. Measures 8 inches square.

Donated by:
Mandolynn Hill Racing Club




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