NH foals

Sire Polarisation Continues At Goffs December

Tuesday's session featured Walk In The Park (Ire) as the sire of the top three lots at the Goffs December National Hunt Sale, and Wednesday's trade reflected much the same story, with that aforementioned sire responsible for two of the three top lots. However, it was No Risk At All (Fr)'s lot 605 that stole the show, when Glenvale Stud made a winning bid of €120,000 to top the session. Out of the Kayf Tara (GB) mare Hidden Harmony (Ire), the colt, the only one by his sire in the...

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Blue Bresil Colt Tops First Edition Of The Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase Sale

A colt by Blue Bresil (Fr) brought a sale-topping £90,000 from Richard Frisby during the first edition of the Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase on Friday. It is a new record for a National Hunt foal sold at public auction. Consigned by Mill House Stud as lot 42, the bay is out of Scorpio Queen (Ire) (Scorpion {Ire}), a half-sister to two-time G1 Leinster National H. Chase winner Pairofbrowneyes (Ire) (Luso {GB}). "I never thought he'd make that much," said Mill House's Juliet Minton. "He had a £40,000 reserve, and...

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Poet's Word Colt Tops Second Day of November NH Foals

A colt by Poet's Word (Ire) (lot 729) brought €85,000 from Joey Logan Bloodstock to top Tuesday's session of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale. The second day of NH foals, a total of 214 sold (83%) from 257 offered for an aggregate of €5,146,660. The average was €24,050 (-1%) and the median was €20,000 (+5%). Offered by Mountain View Stud, the bay is out of the Grade 3-winning hurdler and Grade 2-winning chaser Dinaria des Obeaux (Fr) (Saddler Maker {Ire}), who was also third in the G1 Spring...

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Record Aggregate and Average on Opening Day of Foals For November NH Sale

A record aggregate of €2,749,400 and a record-breaking average of €14,395 (+13%) was set for the opening foal session of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale on Monday. A total of 191 lots sold (74%) out of 258 offered, and the median was also up 13% (€10,000). Two fillies, lot 374 and lot 425, were joint-toppers on the day at 70,000 apiece. Ballyreddin Stud consigned a daughter of No Risk At All (Fr)--Jetfire (GB) (American Post {GB}), who caught the eye of Rathbarry Stud. Lot 374's dam won a...

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