foal sale

Foal Portion Of The November NH Sale Wraps With Old Persian Topper

Leading the way as the four-day Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale concluded on Wednesday was a colt by Old Persian (GB) (lot 954). Offered by Ballincurrig House Stud, the colt attracted the bid of Kevin Ross Bloodstock at €60,000. "We really wanted one by the sire," said Ross. "We love the line, Old Persian is by Dubawi (Ire) which we are keen on, and he was a tough campaigner who won nine races around the world. This is a lovely model, a good-walking type and his half-brother Slade Steel...

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Walk In The Park Colt Brings Six Figures At Fairyhouse

The market demand for National Hunt foals remains strong, as the third session concluded on Tuesday with a colt by Walk In The Park (Ire) bringing €100,000 from Gerry Aherne and Charles Shanahan. Sold as lot 509 from the consignment of Oliver Loughlin, the bay is out of Posh Trish (Ire) (Stowaway {GB}), a listed winner. Posh Trish was originally sold by Loughlin for €1,200 at the 2013 November NH Sale. He is one of nine foals to sell north of €80,000 over the sale so far, with only four...

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Blue Bresil Colt Tops First Edition Of The Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase Sale

A colt by Blue Bresil (Fr) brought a sale-topping £90,000 from Richard Frisby during the first edition of the Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase on Friday. It is a new record for a National Hunt foal sold at public auction. Consigned by Mill House Stud as lot 42, the bay is out of Scorpio Queen (Ire) (Scorpion {Ire}), a half-sister to two-time G1 Leinster National H. Chase winner Pairofbrowneyes (Ire) (Luso {GB}). "I never thought he'd make that much," said Mill House's Juliet Minton. "He had a £40,000 reserve, and...

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Jack Hobbs And Nathaniel Foals Win Their Classes At Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase

A son of Jack Hobbs (GB) (lot 21) and a daughter of Nathaniel (Ire) (lot 59) won their respective divisions of the Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase on Thursday. The former was shown by Little Lodge Stud in the Richard Aston Colts' Class, and his connections earned £3,000. Goldford Stud's Nathaniel filly won a like amount after taking her division, the Robert Chugg Fillies' Class. Both foals, alongside 66 others participated in the inaugural edition of the show. The first edition of the Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase Sale will...

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Inaugural Catalogue For Goffs British NH Breeders Showcase Revealed

A total of 100 foals have been catalogued for the first edition of the Goffs British NH Breeders Showcase at Doncaster on Friday, Nov. 3. The two-day format of the showcase will see a foal show beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, with the sale held at noon on the following day. The foal show will offer a generous total prize pool of £10,000 which will be shared among the top three colts and fillies in each class. The late Richard Aston of Goldford Stud will be honoured...

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Moyglare Buys 550k Frankel Filly At December Foal Sale

Lot 1063, a bay daughter of Frankel (GB)--Sunny Again (GB) (Shirocco {Ger}), caught the eye of Fiona Craig, who shelled out 550,000 gns on behalf of Moyglare Stud Farm at Tattersalls on Friday. The second-highest lot of the day so far, the Apr. 4 foal from the Mount Coote Stud draft, is a half-sister to Group 3 winner Elisa Again (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}), stakes winner and G1 St Leger runner-up Berkshire Rocco (Fr) (Sir Percy {GB}), and the G1 Moyglare Stud S. third Sunset Shiraz (Ire) (Time Test {GB})....

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Kingman Colt The First To Break 500k Mark At Goffs, As Juddmonte Goes to 530k

A son of Kingman (GB) (lot 606) and out of Princess De Lune (Ire) (Shamardal) from Roundhill Stud brought €530,000 from Juddmonte Farms at the Goffs November Foal Sale on Wednesday. The dam is a half-sister to Group 1 winner Zabeel Prince (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}), a full to the multiple group winner and multiple Group 1-placed Puissance De Lune (Ire) (Shamardal) and to G2 Middleton S. heroine Queen Power (Ire) (Shamardal).   €, Bobby & Honora Donworth of Roundhill Stud are excellent breeders and their Kingman @JuddmonteFarms colt...

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Advertise Colt Foal Sparkles Brightest At The Sapphire Sale

Advertise (GB)'s colt foal (lot 123) was the most expensive lot on the day during Tattersalls Ireland's Sapphire Sale at Fairyhouse on Saturday. The Sapphire Sale featured Flat-bred yearlings, foals and broodmares and was the final sale of the year for Tattersalls Ireland. Knocked down for €38,000 to Micheal Orlandi on behalf of Ballyphilip Stud, the bay is a half-brother to three winners out of his winning dam, herself a Fusaichi Pegasus half-sister to champion and Classic heroine Misty For Me (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), and champion and juvenile Group 1...

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Goffs Chief Henry Beeby: 'This Is A Sale People Cannot Afford To Miss'

It was at the November Foal Sale at Goffs in 2015 when Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) shot the lights out at €1.1 million and the wheel will turn full circle this week with the Kildangan Stud-based sire represented by 14 foals in what promises to be another high-class edition.  The sale takes place from Monday, November 14 at 10am to Thursday, November 17 and will be immediately followed by the two-day November Breeding Stock Sale.  It was at that sale when Chicquita (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) was sold for €6.6 million...

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Walk In The Park Foal Leads The Way At Fairyhouse

Colts by Walk In The Park (Ire) took the first and third highest prices during the second day of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Lot 215, consigned by Thistletown Stud and a son of listed hurdle winner Poppy Kay (GB) (Kayf Tara {GB}), brought €52,000 from Abbeylands Farm. Earlier in the day, Yellowford Farm offered a bay son of Chesapeake (Fr) (Network {Ger}) (lot 305), who caught the eye of Kieran Shields for €47,000. His dam is a half-sister to dual graded-winning hurdler Bleu...

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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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Half-Sister To Dewhurst Hero Chaldean Anchors Tattersalls December Foal Catalogue

A Kingman (GB) half-sister to G1 Dewhurst S. hero Chaldean (GB) (Frankel {GB}) (lot 1025) is one of the highlights of the 1172-strong catalogue for the Tattersalls December Foal Sale which is now online. The sale will be held from Nov. 23-26 and will begin at 10 a.m. each day. There are a total of 161 full- or half-siblings to group and listed winners, among them 11 Group 1 winners. Besides the Kingman filly offered by Whitsbury Manor Stud, half-brothers to G1 1000 Guineas heroine Cachet (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}) (lot...

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