Goffs Orby Sale

Late Late Show At Goffs Orby As Frankel Filly Shines At €1.85m To MV Magnier


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MV Magnier Buys 1.85-Million Frankel Filly, The New Goffs Orby Topper

Camas Park Stud's Frankel (GB) filly (lot 525) became the new Orby topper after Coolmore's MV Magnier paid €1.85 million during Wednesday's session. The new top lot is out of Multilingual (GB) (Dansili {GB}), a half-sister to multiple Group 1 winner, Classic scorer and standout Juddmonte sire Kingman (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}), as well as G3 Tercentenary S. hero Remote (GB) (Dansili {GB}). The bay's granddam is G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches heroine Zenda (GB) (Zamindar).This is the clan of fellow Juddmonte stallion and top sprinter Oasis Dream (GB) (Green...

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Amanda Skiffington Buys Saffron Beach's Sister For €1.65m at Goffs

A full-sister to multiple Group 1 winner Saffron Beach (Ire) (New Bay {GB}) brought €1.65 million from Amanda Skiffington to take the overall lead during the second session of the Goffs Orby Sale on Wednesday. Lot 356, out of the Raven's Pass mare Falling Petals (Ire), was consigned by Ballylinch Stud. Sire and multiple group winner Cotai Glory (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) is under the second dam.   New top lot at #GoffsOrby 📈 Sparks fly this afternoon as Lot 356 from @BallylinchStud, a beautiful filly by New Bay,...

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O'Brien Lands Sister To Globetrotting Sensation State Of Rest For 750k

A Sea The Stars (Ire) sister to globetrotting sensation State Of Rest (Ire) (Starspangledbanner {Aus}) found a fitting suitor at the Goffs Orby Sale with Joseph O'Brien, the man who trained that Tinnakill House graduate to win at the highest level in America, Australia, Britain and France, going to €750,000 to secure the star attraction on Tuesday.  Tinnakill House has enjoyed the ride of a lifetime with the family of State Of Rest having signed for the granddam of the four-time Group 1 winner, Monaassabaat (Zilzal), at the Goffs November...

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“If People Back Us, We Can Deliver” – Top-Tier Yearlings On Offer At Goffs Orby

With great trust comes responsibility and nobody knows that better than Henry Beeby. After throwing down the gauntlet to the breeders of Ireland to support this year's Goffs Orby with their top-tier yearlings, Beeby has assembled what he describes as the strongest catalogue for this sale in his 41 years working for the company.  Along with some of the major farms in Ireland--your Glenvales, Camas Parks, Barodas, Tally-Hos, Ballylinches and more--Philip Stauffenberg is here. Consigning at the Orby Sale for the first time, Stauffenberg Bloodstock will offer the Kingman (GB)...

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Searching For Another Porta Fortuna – Medallion Team Make Trip To Goffs Orby

Medallion Racing's Phillip Shelton has explained how the sweet taste of Royal Ascot success with Porta Fortuna (Ire) (Caravaggio) has made the ownership group hungrier than ever, which has lead to the racing manager for the American-based outfit make his first trip to the Goffs Orby Sale this week.  The plan, according to Shelton, is to purchase three or four yearlings to support Donnacha O'Brien, the mastermind behind that brilliant G3 Albany S. success back in June.  Medallion Racing has already been on the scoresheet at the Goffs UK Sale...

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Sea The Stars Colt One Of The Stars Of The Goffs Orby Book 2 Catalogue

A full-brother to Group 3 winner Alpen Rose (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) is one of the star lots catalogued in the Goffs Orby Book 2 Sale on Sept. 28-29. One of 511 yearlings set to sell over the two-day stand, the colt (lot 712) is out of the winning Valais Girl (GB) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}). Formerly the Goffs Sportsman's Sale, the re-named sale boasts alumni of the quality of GI Frank E. Kilroe Mile S. winners Gold Phoenix (Ire) (Belardo {Ire}) and River Boyne (Ire) (Dandy Man {Ire}),...

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Goffs November Foal Topper One Of The Highlights Of Orby Book 1 Catalogue

A strong catalogue of 543 yearlings, featuring a Kingman (GB) half-brother to Group 1 winner Skitter Scatter (Scat Daddy), will go under the hammer during Book 1 of the Goffs Orby Yearling Sale on Sept. 26-27. The €550,000 foal, who counts GI Belmont Oaks Invitational S. heroine Aspen Grove (Ire) (Justify) in his immediate family, will be offered as lot 313 by Stauffenberg Bloodstock. They will also offer a Masar (Ire) half-sister to G1 Deutsches Derby hero Fantastic Moon (Ger) (Sea The Moon {Ger}) as lot 373. There are also...

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Goffs Million Transformed Into Goffs Two Million Series Beginning At 2023 Orby Sale

The Goffs Million, the richest 2-year-old race in Europe, will be rebranded as the Goffs Two Million Series at the 2023 Goffs Orby Sale, the sales company announced on Friday. In addition, the Orby and Sportsman's Sales will now be known as Orby Book 1 and Orby Book 2 and will be held from Sept. 26-29. The series is open to all yearlings catalogued in the 2023 Goffs Orby Book 1 and Book 2, and more than 1,000 yearlings will be offered across the two books. The 2023 seven-furlong Goffs...

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Orby Eclipses All Expectations As Kodiac Colt Shines

By Brian Sheerin and Emma Berry KILDARE, Ireland--Henry Beeby revealed that the figures recorded at this year's Orby Sale far exceeded his greatest expectations as, less than 24 hours after seeing the most expensive yearling offered at public auction in the States and Europe so far this year walk through the ring, the world-famous sales house recorded a whopping 24% rise in turnover with over €50 million traded in two days. Of the 231 yearlings offered on day two, 199 were sold for a total of €23,192,500, which represented an...

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Blackbeard's Sister Leads Vibrant Goffs Orby Sale at €2.6 Million

By Emma Berry and Brian Sheerin KILDARE, Ireland--The victory of Blackbeard (Ire) in Saturday's G1 Juddmonte Middle Park S. was really just gilding the lily of his sensational juvenile season which has also given a tremendous boost to his yearling sister, who topped the opening day of the Goffs Orby Sale at €2.6 million. From a start to proceedings at Kildare Paddocks that could be described as relentlessly solid, the auditorium suddenly filled with people around lunchtime on Tuesday as the dark brown daughter of No Nay Never entered the...

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Goffs Orby Catalogue Features 11 Yearlings By Galileo

The Goffs Orby Sale catalogue, offering 11 yearlings by the late Galileo (Ire), is now online. Set for Kildare Paddocks on Sept. 27-28, the sale will send 511 yearlings through the ring over the two days, starting at 9:30 a.m. each morning. All yearlings offered will be eligible for the seven-furlong Goffs Million, Europe's richest juvenile race, at the Curragh in September of 2023. Orby graduates have captured a raft of stakes this season, including Prosperous Voyage (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}), runner-up in the G1 1000 Guineas before taking the G1...

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