Goffs Land Rover Sale

Goffs Land Rover Sale Concludes In Bullish Fashion

Demand was strong for Part II of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Thursday, with the clearance rate rising to 82% for 174 sold from 213 offered. The gross also improved to €3,109,500 (+59%). The average and median came in at €17,871 (+8%) and €16,000 (+7%), respectively. Three lots shared honours for the joint-highest price of €50,000, and the first horse to reach that amount was lot 594. The Jet Away (GB) gelding, out of a full-sister to Grade 2 hurdle winner and Grade 1 runner-up Emitom (Ire) (Gold Well...

[ Read More ]
Sparkling Statistics As Goffs Land Rover Part I Draws To A Close

Demand for stores remained high during the second session of Part 1 of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Wednesday. The overall clearance rate of the two-day stand reached 90%, while total turnover was €20,406,000 (+25%). The average and median were both up by double digits to €51,792 (+12%) and the median to €45,000 (+13%). Just focusing on Wednesday's session, the gross was €9,642,000 for 189 sold from 216 (87%) offered. The average was €51,016 and the median was €42,000. Seventeen horses broke the six-figure barrier on Wednesday led by...

[ Read More ]
Altior's Camelot Half-Brother Leads The Way At Land Rover Sale

A gelding by Camelot (GB) brought a session-topping €300,000 during the first day of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Tuesday. Offered by Peter Nolan Bloodstock, lot 93, the half-brother to the outstanding Grade 1-winning hurdler Altior (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}), was purchased by Mags O'Toole. The 3-year-old bay is a son of the G3 Brandon Hotel H. Hurdle heroine Monte Solaro (Ire) (Key of Luck). One of 25 lots to make six figures or better, the gelding was followed by lot 229, a son of No Risk At All...

[ Read More ]
Blue Bresil Filly Takes Top Honours at Goffs Land Rover Part 2

The Goffs Land Rover Sale wrapped on Thursday with a single-session Part 2. Topping proceedings was a 3-year-old filly by Blue Bresil (Fr) (lot 458) from Peter Nolan Bloodstock. The bay, from the family of graded placed hurdler Backinthere (Ire) (Flemensfirth) hammered at €65,000 to Aidan O'Ryan/Gordon Elliott. Lot 488, another filly, this time Butlersgrove Stud's daughter of Well Chosen (GB), was the second lot to reach or exceed €50,000. She brought €52,000, having caught the eye of Bobby O'Ryan. From a statistics standpoint, 118 lots sold from 160 offered...

[ Read More ]
Walk In The Park Gelding Top Lot at Goffs

A gelding by Walk In The Park (Ire) brought a session-topping final bid of €220,000 during the second session of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Wednesday. Consigned by Glenwood Stud as lot 249, the 3-year-old sold to Andy and Gemma Brown and Joey Logan. That trio had been in action for the second dearest lot during Tuesday's session, the €200,000 Aide Memoire (Fr) (Martaline {GB}). He is a half-brother to outstanding Group 1 chaser Monalee (Ire) (Milan {GB}). Lot 339, a gelding by Milan (GB), brought €165,000 from the...

[ Read More ]
Brisk Trade During First Session of Goffs Land Rover Sale

Trade was brisk during the first session of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Tuesday. A total of 183 horses sold from 202 offered (91%). The gross was €8,532,500, with an average of €46,626 and a median of €42,000. There were 11 six-figure lots during the first session led by a 3-year-old gelding by Shantou out of Screaming Witness (Ire) (Shernazar {GB}). Consigned by Peter Nolan Bloodstock, the bay brought a session-topping €230,000 from Bective Stud. Offered as lot 203, he is a full-brother to Grade 1 hurdler Airlie Beach...

[ Read More ]
Mark Richards Joins Goffs as British Agent

Mark Richards, who has fulfilled a variety of roles with the Hong Kong Jockey Club for the past 20 years, has been appointed to the newly created role of British Agent for Goffs, the sales company announced on Monday. Richards, most recently HKJC Executive Manager of the International Sale, begins on May 1. Originally a National Hunt jockey, Richards has been in the racing industry for 45 years and has contributed to a number of media outlets including the Racing Post, Daily Telegraph, Racing Channel, Sky and TVN. His primary...

[ Read More ]
Network Gelding Tops Land Rover Day One

Storm Of Light (Fr) (lot 255), a gelded 3-year-old son of Network (Ger), was one of six store horses to reach six figures during the opening session of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Wednesday, and he topped trade when fetching €185,000 from Aidan O'Ryan and Gordon Elliott. That team partnered to take home three of the six six-figure lots, their haul also including lot 159, a gelded son of Kalanisi (Ire) for €135,000 and lot 216, a gelded son of No Risk At All (Fr) named Deja Rouge (Fr)...

[ Read More ]

Never miss another story from the TDN

Click Here to sign up for a free subscription.