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‘These Three Months Are Our Year’: Consignors Look for Light in Sales Darkness

While the coronavirus pandemic's most notable interruption to the world of horse racing has been the lack of, well, horses racing, many of the gears normally turning behind the scenes of the sport have been slowed or halted altogether as well. That includes the sales circuit, which has gone dark for several months as stay-at-home orders and bans on mass gatherings have, in some cases belatedly, trickled in to nearly all of the 50 states. As timing would have it, that shutdown basically covers all of 2-year-old sale season aside...

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Tattersalls Cheltenham Revises Sales Dates

This season' Tatteralls Cheltenham April and May sales have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions which have halted both the UK and Irish National Hunt and Point to Point seasons. 'We intend to reintroduce the Tattersalls Cheltenham October Sale as we at Tattersalls acknowledge the difficulties faced by our clients in these challenging times and understand the importance of holding a sale in a select environment to facilitate the inevitable increase in quality horses at this time," Matt Prior, Head of Cheltenham Sales commented. "Select Sales of this type...

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