Record Top Foal Price at Goffs December NH Sale


Lot 502, the first foal to make six figures at this sale | Goffs

A son of No Risk At All (Fr), already named Lucifer D'Ainay (Fr), brought €100,000 from Glenvale Stud to set a sale-specific new record price for a foal at the Goffs December National Hunt Sale on Wednesday. Offered by Ballyreddin Stud as lot 502, he is out of the placed mare Vanille D'Ainay (Fr) (Saint des Saints {Fr}), herself a half-sister to Grade 2 chase winner Louping D'Ainay (Fr) (Saint Preuil {Fr}), who was also Grade 1-placed and Sirene D'Ainay (Fr) (Dom Alco {Fr}), successful at the listed level over jumps and Grade 2 placed.

Second on the leaderboard at the close of trade was another No Risk At All colt, this time Clonbonny Stud's lot 471, who made €80,000 from Paul Holden and Coolmeen Farms. His dam, Theatre Mole (Ire) (King's Theatre {Ire}), won a point-to-point and her half-brother Mr Mole (Ire) (Great Pretender {Ire}) captured the G2 Betfair Game Spirit Chase and was third in the G1 Celebration Chase.

Of the 232 offered, 167 (72%) found new homes for an aggregate of €2,206,700. The average was €13,215 and the median was €8,500. The third and final day of the sale begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

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