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Jack Hobbs And Nathaniel Foals Win Their Classes At Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase

A son of Jack Hobbs (GB) (lot 21) and a daughter of Nathaniel (Ire) (lot 59) won their respective divisions of the Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase on Thursday. The former was shown by Little Lodge Stud in the Richard Aston Colts' Class, and his connections earned £3,000. Goldford Stud's Nathaniel filly won a like amount after taking her division, the Robert Chugg Fillies' Class. Both foals, alongside 66 others participated in the inaugural edition of the show. The first edition of the Goffs British NH Breeders' Showcase Sale will...

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Oak Grove Leads The Way At Tattersalls Cheltenham

One of eight six-figure lots on the day, Oak Grove (Ire) (Soldier Of Fortune {Ire}) (lot 13) took pride of place when selling for £250,000 to Fergal O'Brien Racing during the Tattersalls Cheltenham April Sale on Thursday evening. O'Brien was buying the relative of Grade 1 winner Voler La Vedette (Ire) (King's Theatre {Ire}) for Chris and Deborah Giles, who already have a half-share in another O'Brien runner, Crambo (GB) (Saddler Maker {Ire}). "We have no plans as yet," reported O'Brien of the Rob James Racing-consigned 4-year-old who captured an...

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Smart Pointer Wingmen Sets Record At Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale

Wingmen (Ire) (Kayf Tara {GB}) sold for a new Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale record when making £250,000 to Gordon Elliott Racing/Bective Stud. Sold as lot 8 and offered by Elliott's Cullentra House Stables, the bay won a point-to-point at first asking going three miles at Ballycrystal on Jan. 23. Out of the winning hurdler Raise You Five (Ire) (Flemensfirth), the €47,000 Tattersalls Ireland November NH Sale grad turned €88,000 Derby Sale purchase is from the family of Listed Christmas Hurdle winner Dramatist (GB). "He is a very nice horse, and...

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Walk In The Park Foal Leads The Way At Fairyhouse

Colts by Walk In The Park (Ire) took the first and third highest prices during the second day of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Lot 215, consigned by Thistletown Stud and a son of listed hurdle winner Poppy Kay (GB) (Kayf Tara {GB}), brought €52,000 from Abbeylands Farm. Earlier in the day, Yellowford Farm offered a bay son of Chesapeake (Fr) (Network {Ger}) (lot 305), who caught the eye of Kieran Shields for €47,000. His dam is a half-sister to dual graded-winning hurdler Bleu...

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Blue Bresil Gelding Tops The First Day Of The November NH Sale At Fairyhouse

A gelded son of Blue Bresil (Fr) (lot 62) topped the first day of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale at Fairyhouse on Saturday. Out of Tell It To Me (GB) (Kayf Tara {GB}), the bay was offered by David Minton's Mill House Stud and sold for €50,000 to Redbridge Stables. His second dam is the Grade 3 chase winner Liberthine (Fr) (Chamberlin {Fr}), herself a half-sister to three-time Grade 1-winning chaser Long Run (Fr) (Cadoudal {Fr}). Consignor David Minton said of the March-born yearling, "He is a lovely...

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'Blue' Tops Tattersalls August Online Sale

Barbados Blue (Ire) (Getaway {Ger}) (lot 8) topped the Tattersalls Online August Sale on Wednesday, selling for 90,000gns to Richard Venn Bloodstock. In foal to Golden Horn (GB), the Crimbourne Bloodstock-consigned 8-year-old sports wins on the Flat, over hurdles and jumps, and was second in the Listed Lady Godiva Mares' Novices' Chase. She is also a half-sister to More Buck's (Ire) (Presenting {GB}), a listed-chase winner. A breeding right in successful Flat stallion Showcasing (GB) was offered as lot 34, and made 60,000gns on a bid from Tinnakill House Stud....

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Auctav Rouges Terres NH Sale Catalogue Out On Equineline

Auctav's Rouges Terres NH Sale is now on Equineline for the first time. The catalogue is also available on Auctav's website. "It is an excellent tool used by many professionals, explained Arnaud Angeliaume, Auctav General Director. "It allows an enriched experience of consulting catalogues and taking notes for a sale. Given that many buyers, investors or bloodstock agents use this service, it seemed appropriate to complete our already complete online offer with Equineline, which has won the favor of the entire industry."

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Strong Trade For Stores At Tattersalls Ireland

The second edition of the Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale built upon last year's inaugural sale with increases across the board. Featuring an expanded catalogue, 190 lots sold from 270 offered (70%), up two ticks from 2021. The gross grew by 90% to €2,841,100, with additional increases in both average (€14,953, +43%) and median (€11,750, +47%). Two lots shared topper honours, with Rathbarry Stud's lot 1A, the second lot through the ring, bringing €65,000 on the bid of Tom Malone and Paul Nicholls. A gelded son of Blue Bresil (Fr)...

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Quintet Of Wild Cards Join Arqana Summer Sale

Five more wild cards were added to the Arqana Summer Sale in Deauville on Friday. Scheduled for June 30-July 1, the two-day stand has gained lot 420, the Pia and Joakim Brandt-trained Areen (Giant's Causeway), who is a half-brother to the stakes horse Royale By Nature (Ire) (Myboycharlie {Ire}). Alexandra Rosa will consign the placed Queen Clemence (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}) (lot 442) from the family of G1 Prix du Jockey Club hero Blue Canari (Fr) (Acatenango {Ger}); while Daddy Long Legs (Fr) (Almanzor {Fr}) (lot 443), out of the listed...

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Sparkling Statistics As Goffs Land Rover Part I Draws To A Close

Demand for stores remained high during the second session of Part 1 of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Wednesday. The overall clearance rate of the two-day stand reached 90%, while total turnover was €20,406,000 (+25%). The average and median were both up by double digits to €51,792 (+12%) and the median to €45,000 (+13%). Just focusing on Wednesday's session, the gross was €9,642,000 for 189 sold from 216 (87%) offered. The average was €51,016 and the median was €42,000. Seventeen horses broke the six-figure barrier on Wednesday led by...

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Altior's Camelot Half-Brother Leads The Way At Land Rover Sale

A gelding by Camelot (GB) brought a session-topping €300,000 during the first day of the Goffs Land Rover Sale on Tuesday. Offered by Peter Nolan Bloodstock, lot 93, the half-brother to the outstanding Grade 1-winning hurdler Altior (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}), was purchased by Mags O'Toole. The 3-year-old bay is a son of the G3 Brandon Hotel H. Hurdle heroine Monte Solaro (Ire) (Key of Luck). One of 25 lots to make six figures or better, the gelding was followed by lot 229, a son of No Risk At All...

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Ryan Mahon Snaps Up Ittack Blue For 310,000gns to Top Tattersalls May Sale

Ittack Blue (Fr) (Coastal Path {GB}) brought a sale-topping 310,000gns from Ryan Mahon during the inaugural Tattersalls May NH Sale on Thursday. Part of the Ballycrystal Stables consignment, the grey (lot 8) has already won a three-mile point-to-point at Punchestown on May 14. Four other lots brought six figures, with the gelding Divilskin (Ire) (Doyen {Ire}) (lot 28) and the filly Seeyouinmydreams (GB) (Telescope {Ire}) (lot 9) both catching the eye of Tom Malone and Paul Nicholls at 245,000gns and 235,000gns, respectively. The former was offered by Milestone Stables, while...

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