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Goffs Arqana Breeze-Up Open for Online Registration

Goffs Online, which will be offered for the first time at the July 1 Goffs Arqana 2020 Breeze-Up Sale at Doncaster, is now open for registration at www.GoffsOnline.com. The breeze show is scheduled for June 28. Registrations to bid online must be made at least 48 hours prior to the start of the Breeze-Up Sale. To learn more about the Goffs Online bidding service, click here. Telephone bidding will also be available and can be made by contacting Tim Kent and Jeremy Mactaggart of Goffs UK and Eric Hoyeau and...

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Freshman Sire Buratino Off the Mark at Hamilton

Darley stallion Buratino (Ire) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}), who operates out of Kildangan Stud at a fee of €5,000 (on Oct. 1 special live foal terms), registered an overdue first winner when Hambleton Racing 38's Tinochio (Ire) landed the spoils going five furlongs in Wednesday's British Stallion Studs EBF Novice S. at Hamilton. The MG1SP G2 Coventry S. victor had so nearly cut through on Tuesday, but Michael Mulvany trainee The Blue Panther (Ire) was denied in the final stride of a Navan maiden heat. 2nd-Hamilton, £6,400, Nov, 6-24, 2yo,...

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Freshman Sire Markaz Off the Mark at Wolverhampton

Derrinstown Stud-based sire Markaz (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) became Europe's 22nd freshman to strike when the Charlie Hills-trained Snash (Ire) registered a taking victory going a shade over six furlongs in Sunday's Codsall EBF Maiden S. at Wolverhampton. 2nd-Wolverhampton, £6,400, Mdn, 6-21, 2yo, 6f 20y (AWT), 1:15.18, st. SNASH (IRE) (c, 2, Markaz {Ire}--Wardat Dubai {GB}, by Mawatheeq), a June 4 debut sixth over this trip at Newmarket last time, was well away to race in the vanguard from the outset here. Easing to the front rounding the home turn,...

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Dandy Man’s Dandalla Streets Albany Rivals

Off the mark over five furlongs at Newcastle June 2, Nick Bradley Racing and Elaine Burke's Dandalla (Ire) (Dandy Man {Ire}) really turned it on in Friday's G3 Albany S. as she came home alone. Sent off at 13-2, the bay travelled with zest anchored in rear early by Ben Curtis as Flying Aletha (Tiznow) cut out the running. Moving between rivals with menace approaching the two pole, she was in front soon after and galloped resolutely to the line for an emphatic six-length success from the 11-4 favourite Setarhe...

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Freshman Sire New Bay Off the Mark at Newbury

Ballylinch Stud resident New Bay (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) became the latest freshman sire to strike when the appropriately named Charlie Fellowes trainee First Prophet (Ire) overcame greenness in Friday evening's It's Not Rocket Science With MansionBet EBF Novice S. at Newbury. 6th-Newbury, £6,400, Nov, 6-12, 2yo, 7fT, 1:27.03, gd. FIRST PROPHET (IRE) (c, 2, New Bay {GB}--Lus Na Greine {Ire}, by Pour Moi {Ire}) was swiftly into stride and raced up front in a prominent third through halfway in this debut. An ominous presence to his rivals throughout, the well-backed...

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Night of Thunder’s Qaader Gets Rising Star Tag at Newbury

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Qaader (Ire) (Night of Thunder {Ire}), a €44,000 Goffs February purchase turned 110,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 yearling, had his supporters as the 10-3 joint-favourite for Friday evening's MansionBet Proud To Support British Racing EBF Novice S. at Newbury. The March-foaled bay was prominent throughout the six-furlong test and gave little cause for concern, powering clear of overmatched rivals to earn 'TDN Rising Star' status in style. Qaader was quickly into stride to race in a leading wave of three spread across the track...

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Freshman Sire Awtaad Off the Mark at Kempton

Derrinstown Stud-based freshman sire Awtaad (Ire) (Cape Cross {Ire}) got off the mark when Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum's Live Stream (Ire) annexed Friday's British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies' Novice S. over six furlongs at Kempton. 2nd-Kempton, £6,400, Nov, 6-12, 2yo, f, 6f (AWT), 1:12.70, st/sl. LIVE STREAM (IRE) (f, 2, Awtaad {Ire}--Fluvial {Ire}, by Exceed and Excel {Aus}) was positioned in a close-up third along the fence after a sharp getaway in this debut. Shaken up approaching the quarter-mile marker, the the 7-2 chance quickened to challenge passing the...

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Goffs Online Launched

Goffs Online, a new online sales facility, was launched by Goffs on Tuesday. The first sale for Goffs Online will be for horses-in-training immediately following the Doncaster Summer Sale, which replaced the Spring Store, Spring HIT/P2P and August Sales, and will be conducted at Doncaster on July 28-30. The first Goffs Online Sale will be held later that same week, with the exact dates and times to be released in the coming days. Goffs Online Sales will be timed auctions over a 48-hour period, with contact details for every horse...

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No Nay Never’s Love Locket Continues Ballydoyle’s Leopardstown Domination

Aidan O'Brien was truly cleaning up on Tuesday's Leopardstown card and the yard's rude health was further demonstrated with Love Locket (Ire) (No Nay Never) making it four wins from the first four races in the seven-furlong G3 Leopardstown Fillies Trial S. Last seen finishing a highly creditable second in a nursery over this trip at Naas in November, the 5-1 shot was soon disputing the lead under Seamie Heffernan with the rail advantage. Making a race-winning assertive move two out, the bay was still going strong at the line...

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Dubawi’s Ghaiyyath Sensational In the Coronation Cup

Godolphin's Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) had proven capable of scintillating performances at times during his 2019 campaign and he pulled out another tour de force at Newmarket on Friday when dominating the G1 Hurworth Bloodstock Coronation Cup. Left in no man's land after his imperious 8 1/2-length success in the Feb. 20 G3 Dubai Millennium at Meydan, the 5-year-old who had spreadeagled his opposition in the G1 Grosser Preis von Baden made up for a missed opportunity on World Cup night in some fashion here. Quickly to the head of...

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Freshman Sire Prince of Lir Off the Mark at Great Yarmouth

Racing in the colours of trainer Michael Bell's son Nick, The Lir Jet (Ire) (Prince of Lir {Ire}) became the first winner for his Ballyhane Stud-based freshman sire (by Kodiac {GB}), posting a new track record at Great Yarmouth. 3rd-Great Yarmouth, £6,400, Nov, 6-3, 2yo, 5f 42yT, :59.00 (NTR), g/f. THE LIR JET (IRE) (c, 2, Prince of Lir {Ire}--Paper Dreams {Ire}, by Green Desert) was well supported at 9-2 for this extended five-furlong test and duly delivered to provide a first winner for his Ballyhane Stud-based freshman sire (by...

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Freshman Sire Mehmas Off the Mark With Two Winners.

Tally-Ho Stud-based freshman sire Mehmas (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) got off the mark with his first two winners within 30 minutes, at Rome and Newcastle, on Tuesday. 4th-Rome, Cond, €17,600, 6-2, unraced 2yo, c/g, 7fT, 1:28.20, gd. BRIDGE DRESS ME (IRE) (c, 2, Mehmas {Ire}-Prom Dress {GB}, by Mount Nelson {GB}) was off a step slow and soon established a position wide of his rivals as they scrimmaged for position in the opening furlongs. Under a ride heading into the turn, Bridge Dress Me was five-wide turning into the straight. He...

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