Getaway (Ger)

Winning Getaway Gelding Tops The Tattersalls Cheltenham Sale

Old Tom Morris (Ire) (Getaway {Ger}) (lot 5), offered by Rob James Racing, was snapped up by Hamish Macauley Bloodstock for a sale-topping £150,000 at Saturday's Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale. A winner of his only point-to-point at Turtulla earlier this month, the 5-year-old gelding is out of the winning hurdler Caheronaun (Ire) (Milan {GB}), who was twice graded placed. He was earlier sold for €75,000 during the 2022 Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale. Another six-figure lot was Admiral Stewart (Ire) (Soldier Of Fortune {Ire}) (lot 8), who went to agent Tom...

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Tattersalls Ireland November NH Sale Underway With Springhill Stud Dispersal

The Tattersalls Ireland November NH Sale got underway on Saturday with the 36-lot dispersal of Springhill Stud. The batch were offered by Breda Lennon, the widow of the late horseman Kieran Lennon. David L'Estrange went to €75,000 for lot 35, a 2-year-old gelding by Getaway (Ger). Out of Morning Run (Ire) (King's Theatre {Ire}), he was previously purchased by Lennon for €28,000 at the November NH Sale in 2021. "He looks a long-term project, he is a big horse!" L'Estrange said. "He looks all over a chaser and might make...

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Getaway Gelding Tops Goffs UK Summer Sale Day 1

Of the 65 catalogued supplementary stores for the first day of Goffs UK Summer Sale on Monday, the dearest lot was a 3-year-old gelded son of Getaway (Ger) as lot 620. One of seven lots to bring six figures, he was knocked down from the Oak Tree Farm consignment to Michael Moore for £175,000. Out of the SP Corskeagh Shadow (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}), herself a full-sister to Grade 2 hurdler Shadow Eile (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}) and GSW Corskeagh Royale (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}), who also placed in the G1 Champion Bumper...

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