Getaway Gelding Tops Goffs UK Summer Sale Day 1


Lot 620 topped Monday's session | Goffs UK

Of the 65 catalogued supplementary stores for the first day of Goffs UK Summer Sale on Monday, the dearest lot was a 3-year-old gelded son of Getaway (Ger) as lot 620. One of seven lots to bring six figures, he was knocked down from the Oak Tree Farm consignment to Michael Moore for £175,000.

Out of the SP Corskeagh Shadow (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}), herself a full-sister to Grade 2 hurdler Shadow Eile (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}) and GSW Corskeagh Royale (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}), who also placed in the G1 Champion Bumper NH Flat Race, the bay is half-brother to SW & GSP hurdler Dawn Shadow (Ire) (King's Theatre {Ire}).

Glenvale Stud offered lot 646, a gelding by Camelot (GB) which sold to Olly and Aiden Murphy for £160,000. He is a half-brother to G3 PricewaterhouseCoopers Chase hero West With the Wind (GB) (Fasliyev) and SW and MGSP hurdler Midnight Game (GB) (Montjeu {Ire}).

Doyle/Tizzard signed for lot 616, a 3-year-old gelding by Walk in the Park (Ire), for £135,000. Ballincurrig House Stud's bay is the first foal out of Group 1 hurdler Bitofapuzzle (GB) (Tamure {Ire}).

The highest priced filly was a daughter of the newly pensioned Kayf Tara (GB) out of Mayfair Music (Ire) (Presenting {GB}) (lot 644). From the draft of Mill House Stud, the bay is the first foal out of her dam, who won a listed hurdle race and is a half-sister to the Group 3 chaser Beware the Bear (Ire) (Shantou). Mags O'Toole shelled out £130,000 for the May foal.

At the close of sale on Monday, 43 stores had sold from 55 offered (80%), grossing £2,389,000. The average was £55,558 and the median was £42,000.

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