Kildare Paddocks

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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Dam And Half-Brother To Al Riffa Feature In Goffs February Catalogue

The catalogue for the 487-strong Goffs February sale, which includes the dam and half-brother of juvenile Group 1 winner Al Riffa (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), is now online. Slated for Feb. 8-9, the sale includes Flat and National Hunt weanlings, breeding stock, 2-year-olds and horses-in-training, and will begin at 10 a.m. each day. One of the highlights of the catalogue is Galileo (Ire) mare Love On My Mind (Ire) (lot 479). In foal to Galileo Chrome (Ire), the 11-year-old sells as part of the Clonbonny Stud draft, as does lot...

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Philipp Stauffenberg Strikes For Kingman Colt At 550k

Another son of Kingman (GB) surpassed the €500,000 barrier when Philipp Stauffenberg of Stauffenberg Bloodstock bought lot 727, which was consigned by Airlie Stud. Knocked down for €550,000, the March foal is a half-brother to G1 Moyglare Stud S. heroine Skitter Scatter (Scat Daddy), listed winner and multiple group-placed Victory Dance (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) and the GIII Jimmy Durante S. runner-up Data Dependent (More Than Ready). Under the second dam is the G1 Dewhurst S. hero Intense Focus (Giant's Causeway).   ⭐️ ⭐️ Lot 727, the Kingman @JuddmonteFarms half-brother to...

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Group 1 Siblings Highlight Goffs November Foal Sale

The catalogue for the Goffs November Foal Sale, featuring several half- and full-siblings to Group 1 winners, is now online. Slated for Nov. 14-17, the 1,034 foals will go through the ring at Kildare Paddocks beginning at 10 a.m. each day. Among the highlights is Airlie Stud's Kingman (GB) half-brother (lot 727) to G1 Moyglare Stud S. heroine Skitter Scatter (Scat Daddy); a filly by Teofilo (Ire) who is a half-sister to four-time Group 1 winner Dawn Approach (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}) (lot 768) from Boherguy Stud; Clonlisk Stud-consigned Churchill...

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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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Strong Start to Goffs November Foal Sale

KILDARE, Ireland--Unlike last year when it took place the week before Christmas, the Goffs November Foal Sale returned to its rightful place in the calendar and proceedings got off to a very positive start on Monday. As well as last year's session-topping high price of €75,000 being eclipsed when a son of Mehmas (Ire) sold for €140,000, all the other metrics comfortably surpassed those achieved in an albeit troubled 2020 edition, headed by a 77% clearance rate which yielded an aggregate of €3,384,500, some 55% up on last year. Also...

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Goffs Sportsman's Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the Goffs Sportsman's Sale, which takes place at Kildare Paddocks on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, is online and features 410 commercial yearlings. The 2020 edition of the sale produced this year's G2 Prix Robert Papin and G3 Prix du Bois scorer Atomic Force (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}), who was purchased by Stephen Hillen and Kevin Ryan for £22,000 and has since been sold on to race in Hong Kong. Every yearling catalogued is eligible for the €100,000 Goffs Sportsman's Challenge, set for Sept. 5, 2022 over...

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Goffs Orby To Be Held In Ireland

The Goffs Orby Sale will be staged at Kildare Paddocks in Ireland on its originally scheduled dates of Sept. 28 and 29, with Ireland having recently lifted quarantine requirements for most vaccinated visitors entering the country. The Goffs Sportsman's Sale, which had had a contingency plan of Nov. 1 and 2 at Kildare Paddocks, will immediately follow the Orby Sale on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Goffs Group Chief Executive Henry Beeby said, "We are delighted and hugely relieved that the Irish Government's latest announcements will allow the Irish National...

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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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