The catalogue for the inaugural Dubai Breeze-Up Sale in association with Goffs has been released. The sale will take place on Mar. 23, three days ahead of the Dubai World Cup, in the parade ring at Meydan and will feature 72 2-year-olds.
The sire profile for the sale includes American Pharoah, Arrogate, Curlin, Dark Angel (Ire), Dubawi (Ire), Exceed And Excel (Aus), Frankel (GB), Gun Runner, Into Mischief, Invincible Spirit (Ire), Justify, Kodiac (GB), Kingman (GB), Lope De Vega (Ire), Mehmas (Ire), More Than Ready, Night Of Thunder (Ire), Pioneerof the Nile, Showcasing (GB), Siyouni (Fr), Starspangledbanner (Aus), Uncle Mo, Wootton Bassett (GB) and more. The horses will be stabled at the Dubai Racing Club quarantine yard and the breeze will take place at the Meydan training track on Mar. 22.
Sheikh Rashid bin Dalmook Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Racing Club, said, “Dubai has always pioneered new concepts across many fields in the region, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. Horse racing has always been a part of the DNA of Dubai, which makes us proud to introduce the Dubai Breeze-Up Sale, the first of its kind in the region, offering a collection of outstandingly bred individuals, many of whom are by some of the world's leading stallions and are related to horses who thrived in this region. They are a strong bunch of young horses which we will have the pleasure of seeing in action during the breeze, taking place on our training track at Meydan days before the 26th edition of the Dubai World Cup.”
Goffs Group Chief Executive Henry Beeby added, “Together with the Dubai Racing Club, we are delighted to present a truly outstanding catalogue for the Dubai Breeze-Up Sale in association with Goffs. Breeze-up vendors embraced this sale with great enthusiasm from the outset and have worked with the Goffs selection team, led by Nick Nugent and Tom Taaffe, to assemble a superb group of 2-year-olds that will appeal to leading buyers in the Middle East and around the world.
We wish to express our thanks once more to Sheikh Rashid bin Dalmook Al Maktoum and everyone at the Dubai Racing Club for this great opportunity to partner on this sale. We are proud of the trust placed in the Goffs service and are delighted to have compiled a catalogue that more than befits the occasion.”
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