Record Number Of Entries Catalogued For The Tattersalls Online November Sale

A breeding right in sire-on-the-rise Havana Grey (GB) (lot 152) is one of the highlights of the catalogue of next week's Tattersalls Online November Sale, which was released this week. Featuring a record 154 entries of both Flat and National Hunt horses, the catalogue is comprised of 86 horses in- and out-of-training, 27 yearlings, 23 broodmares, eight foals, three point-to-pointers and seven breeding rights. Based at Whitsbury Manor Stud, the grey was named the leading European First-Season Sire of 2022, and his offspring continue to go from strength to strength....

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Lacey Strikes For Piper Park At Cheltenham

Trainer Tom Lacey paid £205,000 for Piper Park (Ire) (Walk In The Park {Ire}) (lot 39) to top the first edition of the Tattersalls Cheltenham November Sale since it was rebranded under the Tattersalls Jockey Club Sales banner on Friday. Consigned by Harley Dunne Racing, the 4-year-old filly was one of nine horses to make £100,000 or more. An October maiden winner at Umma House, she is out of a full-sister to Grade 3 hurdle winner Blacklough (Ire) (King's Theatre {Ire}). She was a €58,000 purchase by Dunne and Rob...

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Coral Gold Cup Sale At Newbury Launched By Goffs

The first Coral Gold Cup Sale, featuring select point-to-pointers at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday, Dec. 2, was launched by Goffs on Thursday. Held after racing on Coral Gold Cup Day in the Newbury winner's enclosure, the sale is the latest offering by the sales company that also conducts point-to-point sales at Aintree, Punchestown, Sandown and Yorton among other locales. In the past, Newbury also featured on that list, and a sale there set a world-record price for a National Hunt horse-in-training at public auction when Un Temps Pour Tout (Ire)...

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Caughtinyourtrance Top Lot At Goffs October Sale

Irish pointer Caughtinyourtrance (Ire) (Ocovango {GB}) (lot 84G) topped the single-session Goffs October HIT and Yearling Sale at Doncaster on Tuesday. Sold to Mills Racing for £40,000, the Ballycrystal Stables-consigned 4-year-old was a four-length maiden winner at Toomebridge recently. Out of the Daylami (Ire) mare Loyalty Card (Ire), the bay gelding is from the extended family of G3 Juvenile Hurdle winner The Last Stand (GB) (Vettori {Ire}). Hands Off (Ire) (Getaway {Ger}) (lot 60) was next at £36,000 on the bid of Valueracingclub.co.uk. The 5-year-old placed gelding was part of...

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Cloth Of Stars Colt One Of The Stars Of The Tattersalls Summer Catalogue

The winning Laafi (Fr) (Cloth Of Stars {Ire}) (lot 74) is one of 120 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls Summer Sale set for Tuesday, July 18 in Newmarket. Moved to Park Paddocks and formerly the Tattersalls Ascot July Sale, the sale features 37 fillies and mares in and out of training, 55 colts and geldings in and out of training, four broodmares, four point-to-pointers, and 15 store horses. Consigned by William Haggas's Somerville Lodge, Laafi is rated 98, having a win and a fourth-place run in the Listed Lingfield Derby...

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Nicholls Snaps Up 160k Beaumec De Houelle Gelding At Goffs Arkle Sale

Trainer Paul Nicholls and bloodstock agent Tom Malone flexed their muscles at the newly-branded Goffs Arkle Sale on Tuesday by signing for three lots to the tune of €410,000, including the €160,000 day one topper, a Beaumec De Houelle (Fr) gelding already named Zamek (Fr) consigned by Mark Dwyer's Oaks Farm Stables. That was the highest average posted by any buyer on day one, however, it was the point-to-point outfit Monbeg Stables who posted the highest aggregate spend by signing for 15 lots to the tune of €784,000. Of the...

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Over A Score Of Wildcards Complete Tattersalls Ascot June Catalogue

A varied collection of 22 wildcards have been added to the Tattersalls Ascot June Sale on Tuesday, June 6. Now up to 139 lots, the sale includes 25 fillies and mares in- and out-of-training, 69 colts and geldings in- and out-of-training, 21 stores, and 24 point-to-pointers. Some of the new lots are lot 81, Jumble Jury (Fr) (Jukebox Jury {Ire}), who won his maiden point-to-point in May; the winning pointer Seattle Seahawk (Ire) (Presenting {GB}) (lot 83); and lot 134, Timeforatune (GB) (Yourgunnabelucky), a five-time winner. He also has a...

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Roadlesstravelled Brings £215k During The First Session Of The Goffs UK Spring HIT And PTP Sale

Point-to-pointer Roadlesstravelled (Ire) (Lauro {Ger}) (lot 513) brought a session-topping £215,000 from Stroud Coleman Bloodstock and Jonjo O'Neill during the first day of the Goffs UK Spring HIT/PTP Sale at Doncaster. Consigned by Monbeg Stables, the 4-year-old gelding was one of 15 horses to breach the six-figure mark on the day, beating the previous record of 13. A supplement to the sale after winning a point-to-point second out at Taylorstown in May, he is from the family of Grade 1 winner Abbyssial (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}). Also a supplementary lot, Saunton...

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Raft Of Supplements Bolster Doncaster Spring HIT And PTP Sale

A total of 91 horses have been supplemented to the Goffs UK Spring Horses-in-Training and Point-To-Point Sale at Doncaster on May 24-25. High-class pointers and form horses, as well as every Irish 4-year-old point-to-point winner from the weekend were added to the sale. Among the new additions is lot 506, Western Harmony (Ire) (Champs Elysees {GB}), who won at Ballindenisk on Sunday for Sam Curling's Skehanagh Stables. The first day of selling, featuring 272 lots, will be dedicated to pointers and young form horses. The second day's trade is devoted...

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Dolcita Anchors Preliminary Goffs Punchestown Sale Entries

Multiple black-type performer Dolcita (Fr) (Saint Des Saints {Fr}) is one of a dozen initial entries comprising the Goffs Punchestown Sale catalogue, which will be online on Monday. Slated for the winner's enclosure after the last race at the course on Thursday, Apr. 27, the sale will offer the aforementioned Willie Mullins-trained 8-year-old mare as a breeding prospect, who was fourth in the Irish Grand National in her most recent start, as well as nine 4-year-olds that have won or placed second in point-to-points or National Hunt Flat races, and...

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ThoroughBid's Spring Sale Catalogue Out

Point-to-pointers such as Windgap Hill (Ire) (Kingston Hill {GB}) (lot 14), Mount Falcon (Ire) (Ask {GB}) (lot 15) and Moorefields (Ire) (Mahler {GB}) (lot 16) are among 19 offerings in ThoroughBid's Spring Sale which will take place on Wednesday, Apr. 5. "After what was a fantastic Cheltenham Festival for ThoroughBid, which saw some of our Point-to-Point graduates really prove their value, it's a pleasure to be offering a number of talented British and Irish horses from the Pointing scene once again," said ThoroughBid's CEO, James Richardson. "Our £5,000 Point2Rules Bonus...

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Godolphin Draft Dominates Tattersalls Ascot March Sale

One-time starter Isle Of Jura (GB) (New Approach {Ire}) (lot 64) brought £150,000 from JS Bloodstock and George Scott Racing to top the Tattersalls Ascot March Sale on Wednesday. The top 14 lots were all part of the Godolphin draft, with Isle Of Jura one of five to break the six-figure barrier. A full-brother to multiple Australian Group 1 winner Cascadian (GB), as well as a half to GI Summer S. hero Albahr (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), the 3-year-old gelding ran fifth in his only start at Wolverhampton in November. His...

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