Goffs

Privat 3 Money New Goffs London Sale Title Partner

Privat 3 Money, the first truly digital alternative to private banking in the UK, has been announced as the new title partner for the Goffs London Sale. Held at Kensington Palace Gardens on June 13, the eve of Royal Ascot, the sale is accepting entries in the coming weeks. This is the first edition since 2019, as the sale was not held during the pandemic. Goffs Group Chief Executive Henry Beeby said, "We are delighted to welcome Privat 3 Money as the new title partner to Goffs London Sale. P3...

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Goffs Launches Instant Online Platform

Goffs Instant Online was launched by the sales company on Friday. Designed to allow sellers an immediate opportunity to sell through a secure and proven online platform at the shortest notice utilising the experience and reputation of Goffs, the revamped platform is billed as "ready when you are". A 5% buying agent's commission will be paid to the successful purchaser provided they are a registered bloodstock agent and/or licenced trainer. Goffs Group Chief Executive Henry Beeby said, "We are delighted to launch Goffs Instant Online which is a concept we...

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Queen Olly Yet Another Rising Star For No Nay Never

David Loughnane is firing on all cylinders with his juvenile band this term and added another string to his Royal Ascot bow, and  provided Coolmore sire No Nay Never with a fourth 'TDN Rising Star' of the campaign, when Amo Racing's €300,000 Goffs Orby yearling Queen Olly (Ire) (No Nay Never--Surprisingly {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}) routed nine rivals in Friday's £20,000 Frank Whittle Partnership ebfstallions.com Maiden S. over York's straight six furlongs. The February-foaled bay was swiftly into stride and occupied a handy fifth, just behind the front rank, through...

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Bolger Sends 'Safe Hands' Prendergast a Filly to Train

Two legends of Irish racing will join forces for the first time this season after Jim Bolger revealed that he has a 2-year-old filly by Holy Roman Emperor (Ire) in training with Kevin Prendergast. Bolger gave €31,000 for the recently named Roman Moon (Ire) after Prendergast recommended the filly at the Goffs Orby Sale last September and she is set to break new ground by becoming his first runner with the Friarstown operator. Roman Moon will carry the white and purple colours of Bolger's wife Jackie, once carried to major...

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Camelot's Living Legend Usurps Yibir at Newmarket

Barbara and Alick Richmond's Living Legend (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) lined up for Friday's G2 Betfair Exchange Jockey Club S. at Newmarket with four previous outings this term under his belt and that match fitness proved decisive as the 6-year-old gelding held last term's GI Breeders' Cup Turf hero and this term's G1 Dubai Sheema Classic runner-up Yibir (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) in rugged fashion. Two of those aforementioned four outings yielded wins with a first stakes tally in Kempton's Mar. 22 Listed Magnolia S. backed up by a victory in Newcastle's...

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Absolute Notions Tops The Goffs Punchestown Sale

Sporting a 90% clearances rate with 18 of the 20 lots through the ring finding new homes, the Goffs Punchestown Sale was topped by Absolute Notions (Ire) (Milan {GB}) (lot 21). Offered by Gordon Elliot's Cullentra House Stables, the 4-year-old bay gelding attracted a winning bid of €370,000 from Mags O'Toole. A winner of his only start, a National Hunt bumper at Punchestown on Tuesday, Absolute Notions is from the same family as Grade 1-winning hurdler Chief Dan George (Ire) (Lord Americo {Ire}), as well as G2 Martell Cup Chase...

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Goffs Aiming To Maintain Power Surge

DONCASTER, UK—Having seen their rivals open up with two booming aces—graduates of the Tattersalls Craven Sale won both the big Classic trials at Newmarket last week—the Goffs UK Doncaster Breeze-Up returned serve at the weekend with an equally timely advertisement for the auction staged here on Thursday. First and foremost, of course, the G3 Greenham S. success of Perfect Power (Ire) (Ardad {Ire}) was another win for the whole breeze-up sector, reiterating consignors' ability not just to showcase precocity and professionalism, but to lay a foundation for continued development. At...

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Freshman Sire Tasleet Off The Mark At Great Yarmouth

Confronted by just six rivals in Tuesday's British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden Fillies' S. over an extended five furlongs at Great Yarmouth, David Loughnane trainee Carmela (Ire) (Tasleet {GB}) made no mistake to become the first winner for her freshman sire (by Showcasing). Recovering from a tentative getaway departing the stands' side stall to race in a close-up second after the initial exchanges, the 8-1 chance loomed large on the bridle passing the quarter-mile marker and stretched clear once shaken up for control approaching the final furlong to easily account...

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Mehmas's Malavath To The Fore in the Imprudence

Everest Racing, Mme Barbara M Keller and David Redvers' G2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte victrix Malavath (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}), who ran second in Del Mar's GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies' Turf when last seen, stepped forward to dent a host of lofty reputations with victory in a stellar renewal of Thursday's G3 Prix Imprudence at Deauville. Tracking the leaders along the stands' side rail in fourth until angling outside for a clear run approaching the quarter-mile marker, the 37-10 second choice gained a narrow advantage entering the final furlong and was...

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Dubai: The New Breeze-Up Frontier

Never afraid to explore different avenues, Goffs brings an international flair to this year's breeze-up circuit with the launch of a 2-year-old sale in Dubai. Hosted by the Dubai Racing Club (DRC) in association with the sales company at Meydan racecourse during Dubai World Cup week on March 23, the Goffs Dubai Breeze-Up Sale represents an audacious move that involves the shipment of 69 horses to Dubai from Europe. This is done with the aspiration that exposure of the European breeze-up product to an international audience will be rewarded with...

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Dubai Breeze-Up Sale Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the inaugural Dubai Breeze-Up Sale in association with Goffs has been released. The sale will take place on Mar. 23, three days ahead of the Dubai World Cup, in the parade ring at Meydan and will feature 72 2-year-olds. The sire profile for the sale includes American Pharoah, Arrogate, Curlin, Dark Angel (Ire), Dubawi (Ire), Exceed And Excel (Aus), Frankel (GB), Gun Runner, Into Mischief, Invincible Spirit (Ire), Justify, Kodiac (GB), Kingman (GB), Lope De Vega (Ire), Mehmas (Ire), More Than Ready, Night Of Thunder (Ire), Pioneerof...

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Time Test Breeding Right Tops Goffs Online Sale

A breeding right to young National Stud stallion Time Test (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), who was last year's leading European first-season sire by black-type winners with four, topped the Goffs Online Sale of Stallion Breeding Rights when fetching a bid of £100,000 from Dash Grange Stud. A breeding right to last year's champion European first-season sire Cotai Glory (GB) was purchased by Paul Harley Bloodstock for €40,000, while Joseph Burke purchased a breeding right to Profitable (Ire) for €35,000. Burke, who brokered the deal for Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners to purchase Profitable's...

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