Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale

Inns Of Court Filly Shines At Goffs Autumn

An Inns Of Court (Ire) half-sister to Group 3 winner Caught U Looking (Ire) (Harzand {Ire}) topped the first session of the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale on Wednesday. Part of The Castlebridge Consignment, the bay (lot 385) is out of Wild Mix (GB) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}) and sold to Johnny Murtagh and Linehan Bloodstock for €50,000. Since the catalogue was published, Caught U Looking won the G3 Park S. Under the second dam are group winners Double Or Bubble (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) and Mix And Mingle (Ire) (Exceed And...

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Almost Two Score Supplements Added to Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale

A group of 39 supplementary entries have been added to next week's Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale (Lots 736--774), including 21 Lots who are eligible for the Goffs Two Million Series, the auction company announced on Friday. This is the last chance for buyers to secure a yearling to compete for a guaranteed minimum prize fund of €2,000,000 in 2024 across the Goffs Million, Goffs 500 and Goffs €50,000 Bonus Series. The supplementary catalogue also offers an opportunity to purchase a contender for next year's Harry's Half Million at York. The...

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Sioux Nation Filly Popular At Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale

The two-day Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale concluded on Thursday with a filly by Sioux Nation heading the final session at €72,000. Consigned by Noel O'Callaghan's Mountarmstrong Stud, lot 663 is a granddaughter of the G3 Prix du Bois winner Ela Merici (Fr)  (Beaudelaire {Fr}) and was bought by the father-and-son team of Con and Neil Sands of Bronson Racing. The filly will be trained by Joseph O'Brien, who currently trains Bronson Racing's 92-rated winning juvenile Goa Gajah (Bay A Bali {Brz}). A Mehmas (Ire) colt (lot 481) and a filly...

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Goffs Catalogues 27 Supplementary Lots For Their Autumn Yearling Sale

Twenty-seven supplements have been added to the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale on Nov. 2 and 3, the sales company announced on Thursday. The yearling portion of the sale will take place the day after the Goffs Autumn HIT Sale which is Tuesday, Nov. 1. Catalogued as lots 744-771, the supplementary lots feature a Mastercraftsman (Ire) half-sister to stakes winner Danehill Destiny (GB) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}) (lot 760); an Acclamation (GB) colt from the family of Group 1 winner Broome (Ire) (Australia {GB}) (lot 761); and a Churchill (Ire) half-sister to...

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Shadwell Yearlings Popular as Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale Ends

Demand remained strong on the second day of the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale and Shadwell Estate's Derrinstown Stud continued to sit firmly atop the leading consignor standings. Three of the top four lots on Wednesday and eight of the top 10 lots over the two days were ultimately offered by Derrinstown. Overall, all 26 yearlings offered by the stud sold for a gross of €1,491,000. Leading the way on the second day of the sale was lot 534, a son of Invincible Spirit (Ire) out of the Arcano (Ire) mare...

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Additions To Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale

Twenty-five yearlings have been supplemented to the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale at Kildare Paddocks on Nov. 2 and 3. The yearlings include progeny of the likes of Gleneagles (Ire), Sioux Nation, Australia (GB), Make Believe (GB), Mehmas (Ire), Starspangledbanner (Aus), Harry Angel (Ire), Territories (Ire), Galileo Gold (Ire) and El Kabeir. Click here for the catalogue. The Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale has produced 2021 Group 1 winner Laws Of Indices (Ire) (Power {GB}) and G2 Queen Mary S. winner Quick Suzy (Ire) (Profitable {Ire}).

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Global Trade For Goffs Autumn Yearlings

The two-day virtual online Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale came to a close on Wednesday, with global participation pushing the average and median above last year's figures. A heavily scratched down catalogue due to the many challenges of 2020 meant that 273 of the 475 catalogued yearlings went up for sale, with 170 (62.6%) finding new homes for an aggregate of €1,094, 200. Last year 288 were sold (74%) for €1,691,600. This year's average and median were each up 10% (€6,436 and €4,400). Taking top billing on Wednesday was a Zoffany...

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Average, Median Climb At Autumn Yearling Opener

Goffs staged the first of two sessions of its live online Autumn Yearling Sale on Tuesday. With the first-day catalogue of 296 scratched down to 167, 99 were sold (59%) for an aggregate of €662,400, compared to €1,134,400 last year when 192 were sold on the day from 254 offered. The average of €6,691 was up 13%, while the median climbed 11% to €4,200. Boherguy Stud's New Approach (Ire) colt out of Neophilia (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) (lot 192) had originally been slated for the Goffs Sportsman's Sale, but connections opted...

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Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale To Be Live Online Auction

On the heels of a successful live online edition of its Autumn Horses In Training Sale, Goffs will stage its Autumn Yearling Sale on Nov. 17 and 18 in the same format. All lots will be sold with a pre-sale clinical veterinary certificate and may be subject to a clinical veterinary exam and wind test subsequent to purchase. Walking and conformation videos will be available prior to the sale at Goffs.com. "We were greatly encouraged by the level of online trade at the Autumn HIT Sale, with 944 bids placed...

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Goffs on Track to Host Rest of 2020 Sales at Kildare

The trio of remaining sales at Goffs in 2020-the Autumn Sale (Nov. 4-5), November Sale (Nov. 15-22) and December National Hunt Sale (Dec. 9-10)-are all on schedule to remain at Kildare Paddocks in Ireland, the sales company announced on Tuesday. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen several sales move to the Goffs UK complex at Doncaster, including the Orby Sale held at the end of last month. Ireland returned to level three restrictions due to an increase in coronavirus cases on Monday. "Goffs' purpose is to provide the best marketplace for...

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Goffs Autumn Yearling Catalogue Online

The Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale holds the unique distinction of being the only yearling sale to take place in Ireland in 2020, and the catalogue for the 2020 edition is now online. Slated for Kildare Paddocks on Nov. 4-5, the sale will offer 461 yearlings, with 61 lots originally from the Goffs Sportsman's Sale that did not travel to the UK. Past graduates include group winners Laws of Indices (Ire) (Power {GB}) and Elysium (Ire) (Belardo {Ire}). Many established sires are represented, among them Acclamation (GB), Australia (GB), Dandy Man...

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