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Stars set to breed with Arc heroine

CHAMPION race horse Sea The Stars will breed with fellow Prix de I&rsquo;Arc de Triomphe winner Zarkava &ldquo;at the earliest opportunity&rdquo; in a bid to create a new wonderhorse.<br /><br />The three-year-old colt, who claimed a unique Arc, Derby and 2,000 Guineas treble this year, is set to generate annual fees of around &pound;10m from his breeding career at Aga Khan&rsquo;s Gilltown Stud in County Kildare.<br /><br />There, he will meet the Aga Khan&rsquo;s unbeaten filly Zarkava, whose victory in the 2008 Arc completed a famous clean sweep for the French thoroughbred. &ldquo;I look forward to the earliest opportunity to send my unbeaten champion Zarkava to Sea The Stars,&rdquo; the Aga Khan explained.<br /><br />&ldquo;I believe the last two Arc winners were made for each other both in terms of ability, temperament and conformation. The best needs to be bred to the best.&rdquo;<br /><br />Sea The Stars&rsquo; trainer John Oxx added: &ldquo;It&rsquo;s nice that he has been found a home and the sooner we can get him out in the paddock the better.&rdquo;<br /><br />Ladbrokes are already offering odds of 100-1 that the offspring of the pair wins the 2014 Prix de l&rsquo;Arc de Triomphe and 4-1 for Sea The Stars to sire a Classic winner in his first crop.