Edmond Mahony

Harry McAlpine Becomes New Australasian Representative For Tattersalls

Bloodstock consultant Harry McAlpine has been named as an additional Tattersalls Australasian representative alongside Jenny McAlpine. The Queensland native is based on the McAlpine family's Eureka Stud, and handles stallion nominations and sales. He also acts as a bloodstock agent and consultant managing the Black Soil Bloodstock racing and breeding operation of Brian Siemsen. Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony said, "Harry is a great addition to the Tattersalls team of overseas representatives and his appointment working alongside Jenny McAlpine demonstrates the importance we attach to promoting Tattersalls sales throughout Australia and...

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Group 1 Winner Thunder Moon Highlights Tattersalls Autumn HIT Catalogue

Group 1 winner Thunder Moon (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) (lot 749) is one of the highlights of the 1552-strong Tattersalls Autumn Horses-in-Training Sale catalogue that was released on Tuesday. Set for Monday, Oct. 24 to Thursday, Oct. 27, the sale--which contains 70 group and listed performers--begins at 9:30 a.m. each day. Offered by The Castlebridge Consignment, Thunder Moon was trained by Joseph O'Brien and won the G1 National S. as a juvenile. Part of a 155-strong draft, he currently holds a rating of 108 by Timeform, and was also placed in...

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Tattersalls Releases February Sale Catalogue

A 2-year-old half-sister to Classic winner and champion filly Taghrooda (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) by Awtaad (Ire) is among the highlight lots of the Tattersalls February Sale on Feb. 3 and 4, for which the catalogue was released on Wednesday. Consigned by New England Stud, the daughter of the multiple listed-winning Ezima (Ire) (Sadler's Wells) (lot 82) is part of a continued reduction from breeder Shadwell. Shadwell consigns two broodmares and eight yearlings at the sale under its own banner, with many more spread out among other drafts. New...

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Tattersalls October Strong To The End

A fortnight of selling at Park Paddocks came to a close on Saturday with an abbreviated, single-session Book 4 bringing the curtain down on the 2021 edition of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale. From 98 yearlings catalogued, 74 went through the ring, with the 46 sold adding 184,200gns to the coffers. Topping trade was Throckmorton Stud's Ardad (GB) filly (lot 2004) who was the choice of Con Marnane at 18,000gns. While Book 4 featured a much more modest level of trade than that seen over the past two weeks, it...

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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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