Tattersalls Cheltenham

Sober Glory Tops Tattersalls Cheltenham

Point-to-pointer Sober Glory (Ire) (Mount Nelson {GB}) (lot 10) topped the Tattersalls Cheltenham May Sale on Thursday. The 4-year-old debut winner cost £110,000 and was purchased by the session's leading buyer Tom Malone. Consigned by Monbeg Stables, the gelding is related to Grade 1 hurdler Fingal Bay (Ire) (King's Theatre {Ire}) and Grade 3 chaser Oodachee (GB) (Marju {Ire}). The other lot to break six figures was American Jukebox (Ire) (Jukebox Jury {Ire}) (lot 22), also from Monbeg Stables. He was sold to Gordon Elliott Racing for £100,000. His dam...

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Winner Disguisedlimit Tops Tattersalls Cheltenham April Sale

The 5-year-old gelding Disguisedlimit (Ire) (Mahler {GB}) (lot 25) took pride of place when selling for £150,000 at the Tattersalls Cheltenham April Sale on Thursday. Consigned by Monbeg Stables, he caught the eye of agent Tom Malone with Philip Hobbs and Johnson White after winning a Curraghmore point-to-point on Apr. 24. His dam is a half-sister to Bobs Worth (Ire) (Bog Back), a multiple Grade 1 winner at Cheltenham. He was purchased by Monbeg Stables for €70,000 out of the 2022 Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale. Monbeg also consigned the second...

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Winning Getaway Gelding Tops The Tattersalls Cheltenham Sale

Old Tom Morris (Ire) (Getaway {Ger}) (lot 5), offered by Rob James Racing, was snapped up by Hamish Macauley Bloodstock for a sale-topping £150,000 at Saturday's Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale. A winner of his only point-to-point at Turtulla earlier this month, the 5-year-old gelding is out of the winning hurdler Caheronaun (Ire) (Milan {GB}), who was twice graded placed. He was earlier sold for €75,000 during the 2022 Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale. Another six-figure lot was Admiral Stewart (Ire) (Soldier Of Fortune {Ire}) (lot 8), who went to agent Tom...

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Tattersalls Cheltenham December Concludes Record-Breaking Year

The single day Tattersalls Cheltenham December Sale came to a close with 15 lots selling for over £100,000, two lots over £300,000 and a top price of £335,000 for lot 8, Tumuch (Fr) (Buck's Boum {Fr}). After an impressive showing in his debut maiden at Lingstown where he posted an authoritative victory, Tumuch proved a hot commodity as bidding sailed through the ranks with Robbie Power, Tom Malone, Gordon Elliott, and Mouse O'Ryan putting up a spirited battle for the 4-year-old with the last coming out successful. "He is a...

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Tattersalls Cheltenham Posts Gains

The 2023 Tattersalls Cheltenham May Sale, which returned this year to Cheltenham for the first time since 2019, produced a record-breaking turnover of £22,750,500, and an average price of £87,502 for the 260 horses listed as sold. Additionally, Friday's sale posted a strong clearance rate of 97%. The 4-year-old gelding I See The Sea (Ire) (Affinsea {Ire}) (lot 33), sold by Donnacha Doyle of Monbeg Stables; and 5-year-old Binge Worthy (Ire) (Walk In The Park {Ire}) (lot 13), consigned by trainer Denis Murphy's Ballyboy Stables, each brought £160,000 to lead...

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Jersey Des Brosses Brings 370k At Tattersalls Cheltenham February Sale

Wildcard Jersey Des Brosses (Fr) (No Risk At All {Fr}) (lot 32) brought a sale-topping bid of £370,000 from Gordon Elliott Racing to lead the way during Thursday's Tattersalls Cheltenham February Sale. The price was the highest for a 4-year-old since 2019. Second on his debut at Oldtown last weekend to fellow sales horse Jingko Blue (Fr) (Great Pretender {Ire}) (lot 36) who made £225,000 from JP McGrath Bloodstock, Jersey Des Brosses was consigned by Colin Bowe's Milestone Stables. Elliott, bidding online, said, "He looked the standout horse in the...

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Catalogue Online for Tattersalls Cheltenham February Sale

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Cheltenham February Sale, which takes place on February 23, has been released online and can be viewed at www.tattersallscheltenham.com. Beginning at 1.00pm, a total of 35 Lots have been catalogued so far with further wildcard entries to be added after next weekend's point-to-pointing action and racing on the track. The February sale provides buyers with their first opportunity to purchase 4-year-old point graduates at public auction. The catalogue includes 10 winning and placed 4-year-olds, 24 winning and placed 5-year-olds and one winning Hunter Chaser. Leading...

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Smart Pointer Wingmen Sets Record At Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale

Wingmen (Ire) (Kayf Tara {GB}) sold for a new Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale record when making £250,000 to Gordon Elliott Racing/Bective Stud. Sold as lot 8 and offered by Elliott's Cullentra House Stables, the bay won a point-to-point at first asking going three miles at Ballycrystal on Jan. 23. Out of the winning hurdler Raise You Five (Ire) (Flemensfirth), the €47,000 Tattersalls Ireland November NH Sale grad turned €88,000 Derby Sale purchase is from the family of Listed Christmas Hurdle winner Dramatist (GB). "He is a very nice horse, and...

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Comea Runners Top Tattersalls Cheltenham Sale

Willmount (GB) (Blue Bresil {Fr}) (lot 8) and Shannon Royale (Ire) (Walk In The Park {Ire}) (lot 12) finished one-two in a 4-year-old maiden point-to-point at Comea in Ireland on Feb. 13, and that is also the order they finished in at the top of the leaderboard at the Tattersalls Cheltenham February Sale on Thursday. Willmount was sold to British-based trainer Neil Mulholland, who saw off the likes of Harold Kirk, Gerry Hogan and Eddie O'Leary to secure him for £340,000, while Shannon Royale was bought by Mags O'Toole to...

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Barry O'Neill Joins Tattersalls Ireland

Current and five-time Irish Point-to-Point Champion Barry O'Neill has been appointed to the Tattersalls Ireland Bloodstock Team, effective Feb. 1. O'Neill will operate in a bloodstock representative role and join the inspection panel for all National Hunt sales, and he will also assist the team in sourcing top quality NH horses for the group including the Tattersalls Cheltenham Sales. O'Neill has 670 point-to-point winners under his belt and was the first rider to ever win all four regional titles in the same season. Tattersalls Ireland CEO Simon Kerins said, "We...

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Weveallbeencaught Tops Cheltenham January Sale

Weveallbeencaught (Ire) (Getaway {Ger}) (lot 14), a debut winner at Dromahane last month, topped the Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale staged on Saturday for just the second time when knocked down to Twiston-Davies Equine and Jimmy Wenman for £210,000. The newly turned 5-year-old was offered by Michael Kennedy Racing and was one of 12 horses from 39 offered to cross the six-figure threshold. Fillies and mares filled the next three top spots, headed by the 5-year-old Queens Vic (Ire) (Shirocco {Ger}) (lot 8), who was bought by Joey Logan, Gordon Elliott...

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Call Her Now on Top at Tattersalls Cheltenham

Five lots made six figures at the Tattersalls Cheltenham May Sale, with the top price of £240,000 paid for Call Her Now (Ire) (Presenting {GB}) by Rahinston Stud. Sold as lot 8, the 4-year-old filly was a debut winner of a mares maiden point-to-point in her only start to date. The Monbeg Stables-consigned bay is out of a half-sister to MG1SW hurdler Denman (Ire) (Presenting {GB}). Highflyer Bloodstock snapped up the geldings City Chief (Ire) (Soldier of Fortune {Ire}) (lot 45)-from Ballyboy Stables and a winner in one start--and Closcedi...

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