Sibling To Sizing John Heads Goffs UK Stores


Tim Kent | Goffs UK

A Telescope (Ire) half-brother to the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John (GB) (Midnight Legend {GB}) is among the 301 entries for the Goffs UK Spring Store Sale.

The 3-year-old gelding, who is being offered as lot 138 by Elms Bloodstock, is also closely related to recent G2 Jane Seymour Mares' Hurdle winner Abythingforlove (GB), who is by Black Sam Bellamy (Ire), the late brother to Telescope's sire Galileo (Ire).

Also included in the two-day sale, which takes place in Doncaster on May 17 and 18, is a 3-year-old Dunaden (Fr) half-brother to last weekend's G1 Aintree Stayers' Hurdle winner Thyme Hill (GB) (Kay Tara {GB}), who is slated as lot 234. A recent update has also been provided for the pedigree of lot 100, a half-brother to shock Irish Grand National winner Freewheelin Dylan (Ire) (Curtain Time {Ire}), by the late Presenting (GB).

“Shortly after our team started inspections earlier this year it was apparent that there was likely to be unprecedented demand for places at this sale and that has indeed been the case,” said Goffs UK managing director Tim Kent. 

“Early feedback also indicated that there was a clear increase in the quality of horse being aimed at the sale and that standard has followed right through our inspections which bodes very well for the sale in a few weeks.

“The result is arguably the finest selection of stores we have catalogued for the Doncaster Spring Sale and clearly the best catalogue we have produced in recent years. The higher demand and increased quality means we have produced a larger catalogue, 301 horses this year, and expanded the sale to two high-class days.”

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