Whether buying foals, yearlings, horses in training or breeding stock, Europe is the key destination for anyone seeking to invest in the very best bloodstock. Several of the world’s leading auction houses sell many of the world’s finest bloodlines each year, with key investors from around the globe gathering in Europe to do battle to purchase elite horses that will triumph at the highest level. Outlined below are the key European bloodstock sales for international buyers. Alternatively, you can find full lists of British Sales, French Sales, German Sales and Irish Sales.
Arqana Breeze Up Sale
Europe's fastest-growing breeze up sale - turnover has risen 10-fold over the past decade. A consistent source of Group 1 winners, held in Deauville on the eve of the Emirates French Guineas.
Le Brivado (€105,000 in 2016) - G3 Jersey Stakes; Brownie (€80,000 in 2014) G3 Polar Cup, G3 Marit Sveaas Minnelop; Mshawish (€170,000 in 2012) - G1 Donn H. & Gulfstream Park Turf H.; Robin of Navan (€47,000 in 2015) G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud & G3 Prix de Condé;