Blue Point (Ire)

“He Was Always A Class Horse” – Roger O'Callaghan On £500,000 Harry Angel Colt At Goffs UK Breeze-Up

DONCASTER, UK-It had felt like an apt morning to start a breeze-up sale: find a sunny nook away from the north wind, and it was a glorious spring day; find yourself exposed, and you felt a bitter parting shot of winter. That kind of polarity is pretty standard in this sector, but a stunning Goffs UK Breeze-Up Sale --headlined by a £500,000 Harry Angel colt from Tally Ho who became the most expensive Flat horse ever sold in this ring--allowed many vendors to bask, almost dazed, in their own personal...

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Anthony Stroud Snaps Up A Pair Of 625k Colts By Havana Grey And Blue Point Late At Tattersalls

Just a handful of lots from the end of the sale, a colt by last year's leading first-season sire Havana Grey (GB) brought 625,000gns from Anthony Stroud's Stroud Coleman Bloodstock to take what turned out to be joint-top honours at Park Paddocks as the Tattersalls Craven Breeze-Up Sale wound down. Consigned by Glending Stables, the grey (lot 198) is a half-brother to four winners. Bred by Maywood Stud, the colt was picked up by Childwickbury Stud for 52,000gns out of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale, and joined Glending Stables when...

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Blue Point Off The Mark At Kempton

Darley's Kildangan Stud resident Blue Point (Ire) (by Shamardal) was off the mark with his first crop on Easter Monday as Salem Rashid Bin Ghadayer's Action Point (Ire) struck at the first time of asking at Kempton for the Archie Watson stable. Confidently supported as the 11-10 favourite for the five-furlong Racing TV/EBF Restricted Novice S., the bay was quickly into stride to track the leader closely under Hollie Doyle and when committed two out stayed on strongly to score by 1 1/4 lengths from Ponga (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}). "He...

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Group 1 Siblings Highlight Goffs November Foal Sale

The catalogue for the Goffs November Foal Sale, featuring several half- and full-siblings to Group 1 winners, is now online. Slated for Nov. 14-17, the 1,034 foals will go through the ring at Kildare Paddocks beginning at 10 a.m. each day. Among the highlights is Airlie Stud's Kingman (GB) half-brother (lot 727) to G1 Moyglare Stud S. heroine Skitter Scatter (Scat Daddy); a filly by Teofilo (Ire) who is a half-sister to four-time Group 1 winner Dawn Approach (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}) (lot 768) from Boherguy Stud; Clonlisk Stud-consigned Churchill...

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Dubawi Anchors Darley Europe Roster at £250,000

Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud and anchors the 2022 roster for Darley Europe. His fee is the most expensive in Europe. He enjoyed a notable success at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships, with three winners in a single year, the first sire to reach that mark in the 37-year history of the Breeders' Cup. The GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf went to Modern Games (Ire), Saturday's GI Breeders' Cup Mile was won by new Kildangan Stud resident...

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Darley Trio Have First Mares In Foal

Champion Too Darn Hot (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), G1 Investec Derby hero Masar (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}) and MG1SW Blue Point (Ire) (Shamardal) have all had their first mares scanned in foal, Darley announced on Wednesday. A winner of the G1 Dewhurst S., Too Darn Hot stands alongside French G1SP Masar at Darley's Dalham Hall Stud near Newmarket, while 2019 Cartier Champion Sprinter Blue Point, who won four Group 1 races and two at Royal Ascot last term, is at Darley's Irish base, Kildangan Stud. They command fees of £50,000, £15,000...

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