Park Paddocks

Group Winner Sky Full Of Stars Leads 12 Tattersalls February Wildcards

Group 2 winner Sky Full Of Stars (Ger) (Kendargent {Fr}), in foal to three-time Group 1 winner Advertise (GB), leads 12 wildcard entries to the Tattersalls February Sale on Feb. 2-3. Consigned by Wood Hall Sales as part of a dispersal, she is lot 190D; and will be joined by the Grade 1-placed black-type heroine Frenzified (GB) (Yeats {Ire}) (lot 190C), who is out of a half-sister to G1 Australian Oaks winner Colette (Aus) (Hallowed Crown {Aus}) and is also in foal to Advertise. Other mares in foal to Advertise...

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Diverse Tattersalls February Catalogue Released

A total of 463 lots have been catalogued for the two-day Tattersalls February Sale and can be viewed online. The sale will begin after the TBA Stallion Parade, which starts at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 2, and at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3. The catalogue is comprised of 203 fillies and mares in/out-of-training, 37 broodmares and one stallion, 200 colts and geldings in/out-of-training, 11 yearlings and 11 2-year-olds. There are high class consignments from leading owner-breeders including Godolphin (16) and from leading British trainers including Andrew Balding (10),...

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Moyglare Buys 550k Frankel Filly At December Foal Sale

Lot 1063, a bay daughter of Frankel (GB)--Sunny Again (GB) (Shirocco {Ger}), caught the eye of Fiona Craig, who shelled out 550,000 gns on behalf of Moyglare Stud Farm at Tattersalls on Friday. The second-highest lot of the day so far, the Apr. 4 foal from the Mount Coote Stud draft, is a half-sister to Group 3 winner Elisa Again (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}), stakes winner and G1 St Leger runner-up Berkshire Rocco (Fr) (Sir Percy {GB}), and the G1 Moyglare Stud S. third Sunset Shiraz (Ire) (Time Test {GB})....

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Juddmonte Acquires A Frankel Filly For 500k At Tattersalls

Heatherwold Stud's lot 1041 proved popular at Tattersalls on Friday, making 500,000 gns to Juddmonte, once again. Already responsible for acquiring a 500,000gns Lope De Vega (Ire) filly (lot 928) and a 1 million gns Kingman (GB) filly (lot 1025), the operation extended their support for their resident stallion Frankel (GB), whose filly is out of dual listed winner and GI Beverly D. S. runner-up Awesometank (GB) (Intense Focus). Third dam Slip Dance (Ire) (Celtic Swing {GB}), a stakes winner and Group 3-placed, is related to G1 Irish St Leger...

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1 Million Kingman Filly Another For Juddmonte At Park Paddocks

Taking the lead at Tattersalls on Friday, was a bay filly by Kingman (GB) (lot 1025), who sold for 1 million gns to Juddmonte Farms. That outfit had already struck for Friday's previous top lot, lot 928, a filly by Lope De Vega (Ire), for 500,000gns earlier in the session. Offered by breeder Whitsbury Manor Stud, the daughter of the winning Suelita (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) is a half-sister to G1 Dewhurst S. hero Chaldean (GB) (Frankel {GB}) and G2 Mill Reef S. victor-turned-sire Alkumait (GB) (Showcasing {GB}), as well...

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La Petite Coco Set To Star At Tattersalls

Group 1 winner La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}), who boasts a 50% strike-rate on the racetrack and almost £400,000 in career earnings, will be one of the star attractions of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale. Bred by Bernd and Ute Schone in County Offaly, La Petite Coco provided Paddy Twomey with his first Group 1 winner when landing a memorable Pretty Polly S. at the Curragh in June. She carried the colours of Barry Irwin's Team Valor for the majority of her racing career, including her...

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Tattersalls Poised for Blockbuster Finale 

NEWMARKET, UK--There is no doubt that the mares' section of the Tattersalls December Sale will create much of the hoopla at Park Paddocks over the next fortnight. Blockbuster names such as Saffron Beach (Ire), Alcohol Free (Ire), Pearls Galore (GB), and La Petite Coco (Ire) and are set to come under the hammer, not to mention Desert Berry (GB), the dam of this year's G1 Derby winner Desert Crown (GB) back in foal to his sire Nathaniel (Ire). The Monday and particularly the Tuesday evening sessions of the mares' sale...

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Three Wildcards Added To Tattersalls December Sale

Half-sister to a pair of Group 1 winners and a colt foal by Mehmas (Ire) are late additions to the Tattersalls December Mares Sale and Tattersalls December Foal Sale. Five-time winner Nataleena (Ire) (Nathaniel {Ire}), a half-sister to Group 1 winner Bay Bridge (GB) (New Bay {GB}) will sell through The Castlebridge Consignment as lot 1639A. Her dam, the Multiplex (GB) mare Hayyona (GB), is a half-sister to Group 2 victor Shimraan (Fr) (Rainbow Quest). She is in foal to Harry Angel (Ire), who has already sired stakes winners in...

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Juvenile Group 1 Heroine The Platinum Queen Added To Tattersalls December

Group 1 winner The Platinum Queen (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) (lot1924B) will be offered as a wildcard entry during the Tattersalls December Mares Sale. Successful in the G1 Prix de l'Abbaye, the bay will be sent through the ring during the second Sceptre Session on Nov. 29. The first Group 1-winning juvenile filly to be offered during the Tattersalls December Mares Sale this century, she was also the first of her age and sex to take the l'Abbaye since Sigy (Fr) (Habitat) in 1978. The Middleham Park Racing runner was...

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Group 1 Winner Princess Zoe Added To Tattersalls December

Princess Zoe (Ger) (Jukebox Jury {Ire}), a winner of the 2020 G1 Prix du Cadran, has been added to the Tattersalls December Mares Sale as lot 1924A. Bred by Gestut Hony-Hof, she will go through the Park Paddocks ring during one of the Sceptre Sessions on Nov. 29. Trained by Tony Mullins, the daughter of Palace Princess (Ger) (Tiger Hill {Ire}) was second in the G1 Gold Cup last year, as well as the G3 Ballycullen Irish St. Leger Trial. The grey added the G3 Sagaro S. this term in...

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Sceptre Sessions Feature Quintet Of Group 1 Winners As Tattersalls December Mares Catalogue Revealed

The catalogue for the Tattersalls December Mares Sale, headlined by five Group 1-winning fillies in the Sceptre Sessions alone, is now online. A total of 1,054 lots have been entered to sell from Nov. 28-Dec. 1, with the Sceptre Sessions set for Nov. 28-29. Leading the high-quality catalogue is four-time Group 1 winner Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never) (lot 1904); dual Group 1-winning miler Saffron Beach (Ire) (New Bay {GB}) (lot 1878); G1 Nunthorpe S. heroine Winter Power (Ire) (Bungle Inthejungle {GB}) (lot 1865); and the Group 1 winners...

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Record-Breaking October Yearling Sale Draws To A Close At Tattersalls

After a frenetic two weeks of selling, the curtain lowered on the final day of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, with the single-session Book 4 adding another 319,000gns to the previous three books' 199,006,100gns aggregate. A total of 53 yearlings found new homes of 73 offered, for a clearance rate of 73%. The average of 6,019gns and the media of 5,000gns were both well up on 2021's figures, leading to gains of 50.3% for the former and 66.7% for the latter. Topping Saturday's sale was a daughter of G2 Richmond...

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