Saint des Saints Colt Anchors Goffs December NH Sale

Lot 171 is a son of Saint des Saints | Goffs

A colt foal by Saint des Saints (Fr) changed hands for €90,000 to top the first session of the Goffs December National Hunt Sale. Consigned by Rathmore Stud and bought by Saint Patrick, the bay (lot 171) is out of the listed jumper La Bombonera (Fr) (Mansonnien {Fr}) and is a full-brother to G1 Irish Grand National Chase victor Burrows Saint (Fr) (Saint des Saints {Fr}).

Crystal Ocean (GB), who was popular at earlier National Hunt sales this season, was the sire of record of lot 218, a colt out of Lucky Fancy (GB) (Kayf Tara {GB}), who went through the ring for €80,000 to Gerry Aherne. A member of The Beeches Stud draft, the May foal is from the same family as Group 2 bumper winner Diamond Sal (GB) (Bob Back) and the stakes-winning hurdler Ring The Boss (Ire) (Kahyasi {Ire}).

Of 226 lots offered, 135 (60%) sold for an aggregate of €1,928,000. The average was €14,281 and the median was €10,000. Selling will continue at 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday.

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