Tatts July Anchored by Galileo Yearlings

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Cloth of Cloud | Tattersalls

The catalogue for the Tattersalls July Sale, which features six yearling fillies by top sire Galileo (Ire), is now available. Slated for July 11-13, the sale is comprised of 918 lots divided between 775 horses and fillies in/out of training, 137 broodmares-11 with foals at foot, and the six yearlings by the nine-time champion Coolmore sire.

Leading all consignors by number of lots is The Castlebridge Consignment with 86 offerings, among them the Galileo yearling fillies, as well as champion and Group 1 winner Cloth of Cloud (SAf) (Captain Al {SAf) (lot 222) in foal to Galileo. Also set to go under the hammer is lot 220, Czabo (GB) (Sixties Icon {GB}) carrying to Lope de Vega (Ire), who won the G3 Park Express S.; and Novel Concept (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) (lot 144), who is a half-sister to G1SW Gilt Edge Girl (GB) (Monsieur Bond {Ire}). The latter is in foal to Footstepsinthesand (GB).

A versatile collection of horses in training have also been entered. Group 2 winner Arod (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) (lot 245) will be offered by Jamie Railton; Kyllang Rock (Ire) (Kyllachy {GB}) (lot 828), rated 117 by James Tate; and East Everleigh Stables’ lot 458, Group 2 victor Across The Stars (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) are all catalogued, as well as stakes-placed sophomores Lethal Steps (GB) (Lethal Force {Ire}) (lot 823) and Haddaf (Ire) (Dawn Approach {Ire}) (lot 829), another from the yard of James Tate.

Godolphin, Juddmonte and Shadwell Estates all bring large consignments to the July Sale, with 133 lots split between them, while during the broodmare portion of the sale, mares are available in foal to veteran sires Acclamation (GB), Champs Elysees (GB), Galileo, Lope de Vega (Ire), Mastercraftsman (Ire), New Approach (Ire), Oasis Dream (GB), Pivotal (GB), and Showcasing (GB) among others. Sires with their first in foal mares also abound, including Group 1 winners Almanzor (Fr), Caravaggio, Galileo Gold (GB), Muhaarar (GB), Postponed (Ire), Pride of Dubai (Aus), Ribchester (Ire), and Zarak (Fr).

“To have catalogued six beautifully bred yearling fillies by the great Galileo adds a rare and exciting dimension to this year’s Tattersalls July Sale and also to have a young Group 1 winner in foal to Galileo further enhances the reputation of the July Sale as Europe’s premier midsummer sale,” said Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony. “Year after year the July Sale is the source of Group 1 producers and performers on the global stage and the combination of fillies and mares from outstanding international families and an abundance of progressive horses in training is a formula which annually attracts buyers from all corners of the world.”

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