Sceptre Session

Cachet to be Offered at Tattersalls December Mares Sale

Highclere T'bred Racing--Wild Flower's G1 1000 Guineas winner Cachet (Ire) (Acclaim {Ire}) will be offered for sale at the Tattersalls December Mares Sale in the second edition of the Sceptre Sessions on Monday, Dec. 4 and Tuesday, Dec. 5. Trained by George Boughey, the 4-year-old filly is intended to run in the G1 Sun Chariot S. at Newmarket on Oct. 7. As a 3-year-old the Classic winner won the G3 Nell Gwyn S. on her first start at three and was also top class at two and was also second...

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Group 1 Winners Lezoo And Prosperous Voyage To Be Offered During Sceptre Session At Tattersalls In December

Group 1 winners Lezoo (GB) (Zoustar {Aus}) and Prosperous Voyage (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) will be offered at the Tattersalls December Mares Sale on Dec. 4-7. The pair will sell during the Sceptre Session on Tuesday, Dec. 5, for co-owners Marc Chan and Andrew Rosen. The Cartier European Champion 2-Year-Old Filly in 2022, Lezoo won the G1 Cheveley Park S. over subsequent GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies heroine Meditate (Ire) (No Nay Never) and G1 1000 Guineas victress Mawj (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}). The Chasemore Farm-bred filly is out of...

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Angel Shines At Inaugural Tattersalls Sceptre Session

By Brian Sheerin and Emma Berry NEWMARKET, UK -- With the participants at Tattersalls braced for an even livelier Sceptre Session on the traditionally strong Tuesday evening of the December Mares Sale, the first of the two elite sessions eventually sprang into action once darkness had descended on Monday evening. A packed ring witnessed the sale of 22 of the 25 Sceptre mares and fillies for a combined 8, 270,000gns on a day when the figures overall showed a significant uplift on last year's prices. This is of course a...

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Clare Manning: 'Gan Teorainn The Most Exciting Horse I've Had To Sell'

NEWMARKET, UK-Classic contender Gan Teorainn (Ire) (Saxon Warrior {Jpn}) has been described by Clare Manning of Boherguy Stud as the most exciting horse the 29-year-old has ever had the chance to consign ahead of the eagerly-anticipated Sceptre Session at Tattersalls on Tuesday. Trained by her grandad Jim Bolger, Gan Teorainn advertised her Classic credentials when second in the G1 Prix Marcel Boussac at ParisLongchamp in October and can be backed at odds of 25-1 for next year's Oaks.  The Ennistown Stud-owned filly also boasts a rock-solid pedigree to match her...

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Matron S. Heroine Pearls Galore Joins Tattersalls December Catalogue

Group 1 winner Pearls Galore (Fr) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) will be offered at the upcoming Tattersalls December Mares Sale from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1. Part of the boutique Sceptre Session on Nov. 29, the G1 Matron S. winner has five group and listed races to her credit for breeder Andreas Putsch's Haras de Saint Pair and trainer Paddy Twomey. A daughter of Group 3 winner Pearl Banks (GB) (Pivotal {GB}), Pearls Galore is a half-sister to G3 Grosser Preis der Mehl-Mulhens-Stiftung winner Lucky Lycra (Ire) (Olympic Glory {Ire}) and...

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Group 1 Winner La Petite Coco To Be Offered At Tattersalls December

G1 Pretty Polly S. heroine La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}) will be offered during the Tattersalls December Mares Sale from Nov. 28-Dec. 1. The Paddy Twomey trainee will go through the ring during the elite Sceptre Session on Nov. 29. Also, a winner of the G2 Blandford S. and G3 Give Thanks S., the 4-year-old races in the colours of Team Valor. Bred in Ireland by Bernd and Ute Schone, the filly is out of a half-sister to G1 German Derby winner Laveron (GB) (Konigsstuhl {Ger})....

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Seven Days: A Coronation in Chantilly

Just when you thought a fully-charged Royal Ascot couldn't be topped, along came Hollie Doyle.  The royal meeting was sadly missing The Queen for all five days this year but, France's republican tendencies aside, there are few in the racing world who would deny that Doyle is now the queen of Chantilly after reaching yet another milestone to become the first woman to ride a Group 1 Classic winner in Europe. Her great triumph came aboard Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) for Imad Al Sagar, who was achieving an important landmark...

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Tattersalls to Stage 'Sceptre Session' for Elite Mares in December

The Tuesday evening of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale routinely provides some blockbuster results within the catalogue as a whole and it now has a dedicated section for elite fillies and mares under the newly devised Sceptre Session. Its title is inspired by the great mare Sceptre (GB), who set a new record back in 1900 when selling as a yearling at Tattersalls for 10,000gns. She went on to become the only horse to win four British Classics when, in 1902, she landed the 2000 Guineas, 1000 Guineas, Oaks and...

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