Matt Mitchell

Kerins Appointed Tattersalls Ireland CEO

Simon Kerins will take over from the retiring Matt Mitchell as chief executive officer of Tattersalls Ireland from Jan. 1. Kerins joined Tattersalls Ireland in 2000 and has been a member of the Tattersalls Ireland board since 2004, initially as marketing director and latterly as bloodstock sales director, while also being a senior member of the auctioneering and inspection teams for both Tattersalls Ireland and Tattersalls in Newmarket. "Simon has been a key member of the Tattersalls Ireland management team for many years and brings a wealth of experience to...

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Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale Moves To Newmarket

In light of Ireland's widespread 14-day quarantine requirement for visitors, Tattersalls Ireland will stage its September Yearling Sale on Sept. 21 to 23 at Park Paddocks in Newmarket rather than its Fairyhouse headquarters. "The decision to relocate the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale to the Tattersalls headquarters in Newmarket has not been an easy one, but the sale traditionally attracts large numbers of overseas visitors and at present Britain, while also being the source of many of our buyers, is significantly more accessible than Ireland," said Tattersalls Ireland Chief Executive...

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Tattersalls Revise Breeze-up Schedule

In light of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Tattersalls Group has announced a further delay to its combined Craven and Ascot Breeze-up Sale, which will now be staged in Newmarket on Tuesday, June 23. The Guineas Breeze-up Sale will remain in its already revised date of July 6 and 7, and the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-up has now been postponed until Friday, July 24. A statement released by Tattersalls on Wednesday indicated that contingency plans, which could mean that British- and Irish-consigned horses breeze in their respective countries, are also in...

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Taragh Brady New Sales and Marketing Executive for Tattersalls Ireland

Taragh Brady has been appointed the Sales and Marketing Executive for Tattersalls Ireland, the sales company announced on Thursday. Brady, who will assist in growing the Tattersalls Ireland brand across all digital platforms besides client requirements, began her new role on Feb. 3. A Marketing & Event Management graduate of the Dublin Business School, the Meath native previously held the position of marketing manager for a Dublin-based company. Brady has also been part of the Tattersalls Ireland sales day rostrum and bloodstock team for the past six years. "Taragh was...

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