Edmond Mahony

Tattersalls December Foal Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the Tattersalls December Foal Sale is now online at www.tattersalls.com. Offering 1070 lots, the December Foal Sale will take place Wednesday, Nov. 24 through Saturday, Nov. 27. "The Tattersalls December Foal Sale is a prolific and consistent source of Group 1 winners as well as spectacular pinhooking triumphs and we have some truly outstanding foals catalogued for this year's sale," said Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony. "As ever the December Foal Sale has attracted the cream of the British and Irish foal crop, with all of the current...

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Tattersalls Releases October Books 2, 3 & 4

Books 2, 3 & 4 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale are now available online. Book 2 features 808 yearlings and runs from Oct. 11 to 13 at Park Paddocks. Book 3 comprises 612 lots and will be held Oct. 14 and 15, while Book 4 has 98 yearlings to sell on the morning of Oct. 16. Book 2 features siblings to 167 black-type winners including a colt from the first crop of Cracksman (GB) who is a half-brother to champion Al Kazeem (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) (lot 659); a Gleneagles...

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Catalogue Out For Inaugural Somerville Sale

Tattersalls has released the catalogue for its inaugural Somerville Yearling Sale, which was formerly staged as the Ascot Yearling Sale but has now been permanently moved to Newmarket after a successful renewal at Park Paddocks last year. The sale takes place on Sept. 7 and features 292 yearlings, all eligible for the £100,000 Tattersalls Somerville Auction S. and the £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction S. The Tattersalls Ascot Yearling Sale produced 13 group and listed winners in its short history including this year's Listed Windsor Castle S. and Brocklesby S. scorer...

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Tattersalls July Ends With 'Genuinely Vibrant' Feel

NEWMARKET, UK--Whatever problems British racing faces, a lack of demand at its bloodstock sales is not one of them. That in itself may only exacerbate the exodus of talent, particularly decent young handicappers, to far-flung nations with lucrative pots on offer, but if sales are your business, as is the case for Tattersalls, then this week can only be described as a highly successful one. From Friday's two sessions of the July Sale, however, the majority of the pricier lots will remain in training in Britain, merely switching from one...

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Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale Relocated To Newmarket

The Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale will for the second consecutive year be moved from its base at Fairyhouse to Tattersalls's headquarters at Park Paddocks in Newmarket due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic in Ireland, specifically whether international buyers will be able to attend without undergoing lengthy quarantines. The three-day sale will now take place a week earlier than originally scheduled, with Part I on Sept. 14 and 15 and Part II on Sept. 16. Tattersalls Ireland Chief Executive Officer Simon Kerins said, "The decision to relocate to...

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Goffs Orby Moves To Newmarket

The Goffs Orby Sale will for the second straight year be staged away from its traditional home in Co. Kildare, this year taking place at Tattersalls's Park Paddocks in Newmarket as the result of an agreement between the two sales companies. Originally slated for Sept. 28 and 29, the sale will now be held across two evening sessions on Sept. 24 and 25 after racing at Newmarket and with a daytime session on Sept. 26. The sale will, therefore, be held in conjunction with the Cambridgeshire meeting that features the...

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Tattersalls Unveils New Sale Race

Tattersalls and Newmarket Racecourse will stage the inaugural Tattersalls Somerville Auction S., for 2-year-olds over six furlongs worth £100,000, in August 2022 on the July Course. The race is restricted to graduates of this year's Tattersalls Somerville Yearling Sale, which is set for Newmarket's Park Paddocks on Sept. 7, and prizemoney will be paid down to tenth place, with £55,000 allocated to the winner. The Tattersalls Somerville Yearling Sale will be held under its new guise for the first time this year; the sale was previously known as the Tattersalls...

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Tattersalls Releases Online June 29th Catalogue

Tattersalls has released the catalogue for its Online June 29th Sale, which includes 77 lots comprising flat and National Hunt prospects as well as breeding stock and yearlings. The catalogue features Queens Carriage (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}) (lot 45), a 97-rated 3-year-old whose dam is a half-sister to G1 Cheveley Park S. winner Rosdhu Queen (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}). Queens Carriage has been fourth three times in listed company and is a half-sister to the listed-placed King's Field (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}). Queens Carriage is consigned by Slievebrook House Stud, which also...

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Tattersalls Releases Guineas Catalogue

Tattersalls has catalogued 233 2-year-olds and 36 horses in training for its Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale at Park Paddocks on Apr. 29 and 30, with the 2-year-olds set to breeze on Newmarket's Rowley Mile on Apr. 28. The breeze-up horses will be looking to follow in the footsteps of Guineas graduates like Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}), the winner of last year's G2 British Champions Long Distance Cup, and Far Above (Ire) (Farhh {GB}), who took the 2020 G3 Palace House S. In addition to 43 proven,...

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Tattersalls Ascot Sale Renamed; Moved To Park Paddocks

After a successful 2020 renewal of the Tattersalls Ascot Yearling Sale at Park Paddocks that returned records for average, median, top lot and turnover, Tattersalls announced on Wednesday that the sale would become a permanent fixture in Newmarket and be renamed the Tattersalls Somerville Yearling Sale. The first renewal of the sale in its new guise will take place on Sept. 7. The sale, which has developed a reputation for turning out precocious runners, is named in honour of Somerville Tattersall, who began auctioning at the 1885 July Sales and...

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Tattersalls Launches New Craven Bonus

Tattersalls has announced a new £250,000 Royal Ascot/Group 1 Bonus for graduates of its Craven Breeze Up Sale, which is this year scheduled for Apr. 13 and 14 at Park Paddocks, with the breeze over the Rowley Mile on Apr. 12. Half of the bonus will be paid out to the connections of the first Craven Breeze Up winner of any 2-year-old race at Royal Ascot, with £100,000 designated for the owner of the horse and £25,000 for the vendor. The second half of the bonus, with the same owner/vendor...

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Global Appeal Remains As Tattersalls Goes Virtual

The format may have changed, from in person to online, but the global reach of Tattersalls remained strong through the second session of the February Sale, with the leading lots being bought for owners in America, Italy, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. If the pandemic has taught us anything it is how much we are all able to adapt to new ways of working, and bloodstock sales have been no different. For this virtual version of the February Sale, 250 different bidders were engaged online, casting 1520 bids for the 205...

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