Alcohol Free Half-Sister Anchors Tattersalls December Yearlings


Group 1 winner Alcohol Free | Tattersalls

The catalogue for the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale, featuring a Starspangledbanner (Aus) half-sister to Group 1 winner Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never), is now online. One of 173 yearlings set to sell at Park Paddocks on Nov. 23, the half-sister to the G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine and French listed winner Alexander James (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) (lot 119) will be offered by Knockatrina House. Overall, there are full- or half-siblings to 37 group and listed winners in the catalogue, among them five Group 1/Classic winners. There are 13 yearling that qualify for the £20,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus Scheme, an additional 12 yearlings are eligible for the £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction S., as well as fillies eligible for the Great British Bonus Scheme and yearlings eligible for French Owners' Premiums.

Lot 11 is a Gleneagles (Ire) half-brother to Angara (GB) (Alzao), winner of the GI Beverly D. S. Stateside from Annshoon Stud. The chestnut is also a half-brother to GSW Actrice (Ire) (Danehill), and SW & GSP Arlesienne (Ire) (Alzao). The last-named is already the dam of three black-type winners and the SP dam of G1 Prix du Moulin second Akatea (Ire) (Shamardal).

Genesis Green Stud offers lot 16, a Pivotal (GB) colt out of a half-sister to G1 French 2000 Guineas hero Landseer (GB) (Danehill), who is also a half to SW and G1 Prince of Wales's S. third Ikhtyar (Ire) (Unfuwain); and the dam of group winner and G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. bridesmaid I Can Fly (GB) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}). South African Grade 1 winner Queen Supreme (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus})'s Caravaggio half-sister sells as lot 27 from the draft of Monksland Stables.

A son of Bungle Inthejungle (Ire) hails from the draft of Rathasker Stud as lot 64. The bay counts GI Garden City S. heroine Alexander Tango (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}) as his half-sister. Another lot to keep an eye on is the Sea the Stars (Ire) colt (lot 160) who is a half-brother to Group 2 winner and G1 Prix Jean Romanet runner-up Ambition (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) out of 2013 G1 Oaks victress Talent (GB) (New Approach {Ire}). Consigned by Ashbrittle Stud, he is also a half-brother to the stakes-placed duo of Skilful (GB) (Selkirk) and King Power (GB) (Frankel {GB}).

In 2019, 131 yearlings were marked as sold for an aggregate of 4,149,500gns. The average was 31,676gns and the median was 25,000gns.

“The Tattersalls December Yearling Sale is a consistent source of top-class performers with a well established reputation for combining quality and value for money,” said Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony. “The catalogue for the 2020 renewal has consignments from many of Britain and Ireland's most successful nurseries and as well as plenty of outstanding pedigrees, buyers will find a large number of yearlings eligible for valuable £20,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonuses and the ever–popular £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction S., as well as the well-received Great British Bonuses.”


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