Stallion Nominations

78 Stallion Nominations Catalogued For Tattersalls Charity Auction

A total of 78 stallions will have their nominations go under the hammer in the Tattersalls Online Charity Auction of Stallion Nominations which begins at noon on Monday, Feb. 20 and ends 24 hours later on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Organised by Oliver St. Lawrence, the charity auction benefits Giving to Ukraine and the Disasters Emergency Committee's Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal charities. There are nominations to the likes of Kodiac (GB), Nathaniel (Ire), Sea The Moon (Ger), Showcasing (GB), Sottsass (Fr), Territories (Ire), Time Test (GB), and The Grey Gatsby (Ire) among...

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Oliver St Lawrence Urges Breeders To Support Charity Stallion Nomination Auction

Top bloodstock agent Oliver St Lawrence has urged his fellow industry professionals to look kindly on the online sale of stallion nominations in aid of the Giving To Ukraine charity and the Disasters Emergency Committee's Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal that will be hosted by Tattersalls on Monday. The idea was first mentioned to St Lawrence at the Tattersalls December Sale by Stephen Byrnes, a well-known equine osteopath, who has undertaken a number of humanitarian missions to Ukraine and has witnessed first-hand the devastation caused in the war-torn country.  St Lawrence, who...

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IRRF To Hold Online Auction

The Irish Racehorse Retirement Fund (IRRF) will hold an online auction, featuring stallion nominations, golfing days at Rathsallagh and Moyvalley, a signed Healy Racing Grand National montage and tickets to the 2022 Irish National. The auction will end on Mar. 18. Nominations will be available in Flat stallion Kuroshio (Aus) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}), and National Hunt stallions Saintgodrel (Fr) (Saint Des Saints {Fr}) and Boscaccio (Ger) (Mount Nelson {GB}). The Irish charity is geared toward the welfare of horses that have retired from racing. To view the catalogue, please...

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Charity Auction to Be Part of RoR Racing to Cricket Day

There will be seven lots, including a share in a racehorse and nominations to stallions Nathaniel (Ire) and Time Test (GB), on offer during the charity auction portion of the Racing to Cricket Day, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) announced on Tuesday. Other lots include two tickets on Centre Court at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships and accompanying hospitality; four seats for a production of "The Nutcracker" at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden with dinner at the Balconies restaurant; the use of a fully catered private box for 14 people...

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The Nomination Struggle: Chad Schumer

Chris McGrath's Value Sires series in the TDN has frequently touched on the difficulty in selling nominations to stallions in their third year at stud, as well as to solid, established stallions standing for a moderate fee. We asked stallion managers and nominations teams as well as bloodstock agents what changes could be made, if any, to help the situation. Chad Schumer, Schumer Bloodstock I think there appears to be nearly unlimited demand for viable first-crop stallions. From what I hear, farms look at between 300 to 400 applications for...

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