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Seven Wildcards Added To Tattersalls Ascot July Catalogue

A total of seven wildcards have been added to the Tattersalls Ascot July Sale on July 12. Leading the new additions is Resilience (GB) (Aclaim {Ire}) (lot 55), who is a five-time winner from Mill House Racing Ltd. and is rated 85. Lot 89, the 5-year-old gelding Jack The Savage (GB) (Passing Glance {GB}), is also entered on the back of a debut victory in a Worcester bumper on July 4 from Laura Horsfall Racing. The catalogue now boasts 100 lots, with 27 fillies/mares in/out-of-training, 57 colts/geldings in/out-of-training, four point-to-pointers...

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Classy Bedouin's Story Leads The Tattersalls Ascot July Catalogue

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Ascot July Sale features 93 lots led by classy handicap horse Bedouin's Story (GB) (Farhh {GB}) (lot 71) from the Godolphin draft. Scheduled for July 12, the sale is divided between 35 fillies and mares in and out of training, 54 colts and geldings in and out of training, four point-to-pointers and a dozen store horses. A 6-year-old gelding, the bay captured the Cambridgeshire Heritage H. in 2021 and is rated 109. Also from the Godolphin draft, Epic Hero (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) (lot 70) is...

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Siyouni Share One of the Highlights of the Tattersalls Online June Sale Which Also Has Royal Ascot Prospects

A 1/50th share in French Champion Sire Siyouni (Fr) (Pivotal {GB}) (lot 36), alongside several Royal Ascot runners, anchors the Tattersalls Online June Sale catalogue. Bidding will open at 10 a.m. local time on Friday, June 10 and close beginning at noon that same day. The bay has 62 group/listed winners to his credit, including Classic winners St Mark's Basilica (Fr), Sottsass (Fr), Ervedya (Fr), Laurens (Fr), and Dream And Do (Ire). He stands for €140,000 at the Aga Khan's Haras de Bonneval in 2022. Listed winner Logo Hunter (Ire)...

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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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Croke Park Tops Goffs UK Aintree Sale

Back after a two-year COVID-19 hiatus, the 2022 Goffs UK Aintree Sale was topped by the winning point-to-pointer Croke Park (Ire) (Walk In The Park {Ire}) (lot 8) at £400,000. A 4-year-old gelding who ran second at Lingstown on debut in March, the Ballyboy Stables-consigned bay was purchased by Gordon Elliot Racing. His half-brother, Etre Francais (Ire) (Anzillero {Ger}), has placed third in a French listed hurdle. This is the family of the graded-winning chaser Oiseau de Nuit (Fr) (Evening World {Fr}). Second on the buyers' sheet was lot 1,...

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Tattersalls Ascot March Catalogue Released

The catalogue for the Mar. 31 Tattersalls Ascot March Sale is now online. Comprised of 102 lots, there are 22 fillies and mares in/out of training, 63 colts and geldings in/out of training, 11 point-to-pointers, a pair of 2-year-olds and four store horses. Many leading stables have horses catalogued, including Barbury Castle Stables, Bective Stud, Closutton Stables, Cullentra House, Godolphin, Kingsley Park, Lodge Hill Stables, Saxon Gate and Park House Stables. Of the nine lots consigned by Godolphin, Angel's Thunder (Ire) (Night of Thunder {Ire}) (lot 59) is the highlight,...

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Criquette Tops Doncaster January Day 2

The point-to-point mare Criquette (Fr) (Crillon {Fr}) (lot 269) topped the second and final day of the Goffs UK Doncaster January Sale on Tuesday. Offered by James Doyle's Baltimore Stables, the 5-year-old won a Borris House point-to-point in December and hammered for £52,000 to Jerry McGrath and Stewart Blackenbury. Second in Tuesday's proceedings was the 5-year-old mare I Am Gonna Be (Ire) (Barely A Moment {Aus}), who went for £37,000 to Mark Dunphy and Derek O'Connor. The Maike Magnussen-consigned pointer has placed in two of her last three starts and...

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Saint Davy Tops Goffs UK December P2P Sale

There were six lots that sold for six-figures at the Goffs UK December P2P Sale at Yorton Farm on Thursday, led by lot 5, Saint Davy (Fr) (Balko {Fr}). Sold by Monbeg Stables, the 4-year-old brought £270,000 from Stroud Coleman and Jonjo O'Neill. He was a debut winner at Quakerstown in November. Invictus Smart (Fr) (Masterstroke) (lot 9) also reached the £200,000 mark and was knocked down to Highflyer Bloodstock. Consigned by Hugo Merienne, the 3-year-old son of Barbarella Smart (Fr) won his hurdling debut at Fontainebleau by five lengths...

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Tattersalls Ascot December Adds 21 Wildcards

A total of 21 wildcards were added to the Dec. 6 Tattersalls Ascot December Sale which will now feature 89 lots. Comprised of 11 yearlings, 58 horses-in-training, 12 horses-out-of-training, two stores and five point-to-pointers, selling will begin at 11 a.m. local time at Ascot Racecourse Stables. One of the wildcard entries of note is lot 47, No Nonsense (GB) (Acclamation {GB}) from George Boughey's Saffron House Stables. Sporting an official BHA Rating of 85, No Nonsense was placed the G3 Pavillion S. at Ascot. For the full catalogue, please visit...

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Tattersalls Ascot November Catalogue Released

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Ascot November Sale was released on Tuesday. Slated for Nov. 4, the 99 lots are divided between 27 fillies in/out of training, 57 colts and geldings, four point-to-pointers, five yearlings and six stores. It will be the first sale held at Ascot Racecourse since December of 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the vendors are Bedford House, Beckhampton House, East Everleigh, Godolphin, Jackdaws Castle, Park House, Seven Barrows, Somerville Lodge, The Old Malthouse and West Ilsley. Some of the lots on offer are: Kingdom...

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Goffs UK Autumn Catalogue Online

The single-session Goffs UK Autumn Sale catalogue is now online. A total of 223 lots, consisting of yearlings, horses-in-training and pointers, have been entered for the Oct. 21 sale at Doncaster, which begins at 10 a.m. There have been several celebrated graduates of the sale including Group 1 winner Dream of Dreams (Ire) (Dream Ahead), dual group winners Zain Claudette (Fr) (No Nay Never) and The Lir Jet (Ire) (Prince of Lir {Ire})) and G2 Mill Reef S. winner Wings of War (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}). Among the 52 yearlings...

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New Goffs P2P Sale Set for Nov. 6

The inaugural November P2P Sale, scheduled for Nov. 6, was announced by Goffs on Monday. The sale will offer Irish and UK pointers, as well as bumper horses and young horses with form at either Kildare Paddocks in Ireland or the Doncaster Sales Complex in the UK, depending on COVID-19 restrictions. "With the latter part of 2019-20 point-to-point season cancelled, as well as our highly successful Aintree and Punchestown Sales, we have been working to find a solution to get our P2P sales back up and running," said Goffs Group...

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