Poet's Word Colt Tops Second Day of November NH Foals

Lot 729, a son of Poet's Word topped Tuesday's session | Tattersalls Ireland

A colt by Poet's Word (Ire) (lot 729) brought €85,000 from Joey Logan Bloodstock to top Tuesday's session of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale. The second day of NH foals, a total of 214 sold (83%) from 257 offered for an aggregate of €5,146,660. The average was €24,050 (-1%) and the median was €20,000 (+5%).

Offered by Mountain View Stud, the bay is out of the Grade 3-winning hurdler and Grade 2-winning chaser Dinaria des Obeaux (Fr) (Saddler Maker {Ire}), who was also third in the G1 Spring Juvenile Hurdle.

Two sons of Crystal Ocean (GB) were next on the buyers' sheets at €80,000 apiece. Aiden Murphy shelled out that amount for Hillview Stud's lot 641, the third foal out of a unraced half-sister to Grade 1 hurdler Pingshou (Ire) (Definite Article {GB}) and Grade 2 hurdler Magic of Light (Ire) (Flemensfirth). Murphy secured lot 677 for the same amount just over 30 hips later. Consigned by Oliver Loughlin, the bay is a son of Hour Before Dawn (GB) (Yeats {Ire}) from the family of Grade 1-winning chaser Docteur de Ballon (Fr) (Doctor Dino {Fr}).

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