Brisk Trade During First Session of Goffs Land Rover Sale

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Lot 203, a gelding by Shantou | Goffs/Peter Mooney

Trade was brisk during the first session of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Tuesday. A total of 183 horses sold from 202 offered (91%). The gross was €8,532,500, with an average of €46,626 and a median of €42,000.

There were 11 six-figure lots during the first session led by a 3-year-old gelding by Shantou out of Screaming Witness (Ire) (Shernazar {GB}). Consigned by Peter Nolan Bloodstock, the bay brought a session-topping €230,000 from Bective Stud. Offered as lot 203, he is a full-brother to Grade 1 hurdler Airlie Beach (Ire) (Shantou).

The other lot to break or meet €200,000 was Aide Memoire (Fr) (Martaline {GB}). Lot 107, hailing from the Sluggara Farm draft, went the way of Andy and Gemma Brown and Joey Logan Bloodstock for €200,000. He is a half-brother to winning hurdler and twice graded placed French Dynamite (Fr) (Kentucky Dynamite), as well as fellow hurdle winner Indiana Jones (Fr) (Blue Bresil {Fr}), third in the G2 Sporting Limerick Hurdle.

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