Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale

Craven Gives New Cycle a Solid Foundation

NEWMARKET, UK—"That's what I love about this place," one shopper complained on Tuesday afternoon as a consignor extolled the virtues of the horse being paraded before him. "There's never any bad news." Well, he must have spent the last year under a rock. Pretty universally, all that anyone in the European industry sought from the new breeze-up cycle at Newmarket this week was a renewed sense of stability. And, while the closing session of the Craven Sale at Tattersalls proved somewhat tougher going for vendors than the first day, there...

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Breeze-Up Sector Hopes For Positive Reboot

NEWMARKET, UK--Business as usual? Hardly. But at least things don't feel quite as unnervingly unusual as last year. At the best of times, breeze-up pinhookers have a precarious window of opportunity. After a long winter of preparation, their horses get a few, fleeting seconds between those timing lasers--and if for any reason they misfire then very few prospectors nowadays, whatever they may claim, will give them the benefit of the doubt. And, unlike with foals and yearlings, there is no second chance. All you can do is put the horse...

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Breezes for Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale to Take Place on Monday

In advance of the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale on Apr. 13-14, the breezes will be held over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning. Tattersalls has ensured that there are multiple options to view the breezes, including live vide coverage streamed directly to the Sale Day Live page on the Tattersalls website: www.tattersalls.com. In addition, the breezes may be viewed on the Tattersalls YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Tattersalls1766/ or on the Tattersalls Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Tattersalls/. Replays of the breezes will also be available for viewing on...

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Tattersalls Breeze Up Sales Schedule Confirmed

The 2021 breeze-up sales scheduled was announced by Tattersalls on Tuesday. The Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale (Apr. 12-14) and the Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale (Apr. 29-30) will be conducted in Newmarket. Fairyhouse will host the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale from May 20-21. The Tattersalls Ascot Breeze Up Sale will not be held next year. Nominations for all three sales are now open and inspections will begin in January. "It will be a huge relief for all concerned to have the Tattersalls Breeze...

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Tattersalls In Spotlight As Breeze-ups Begin

NEWMARKET, UK—The first British breeze-up sale will be staged in Newmarket on Thursday when the curtain rises on the Tattersalls Craven Sale, which will be swiftly followed that same afternoon by the Tattersalls Ascot Breeze-up. Horses catalogued for both sales breezed on the Rowley Mile on Monday and extended, staggered viewing periods have been in operation at Park Paddocks over the last few days to allow agents, trainers and other prospective purchasers ample time for inspections within the confines of social distancing. Earlier in the week Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

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Stage Set For Return To Action At Tattersalls

NEWMARKET, UK—It's usually a little bracing on the Rowley Mile in mid-April but we're now heading towards the end of June and one consolation for people out watching the horses breeze for the Tattersalls Craven and Ascot sales was a warm, bright morning. And, happily, there was a good crowd in attendance on Monday, with the expansiveness of the Heath lending ample provision for social distancing once the pre-approved attendees had had their temperatures checked on arrival at the racecourse. We've heard far too much talk of the new normal....

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Tattersalls Launches Internet Bidding For Craven Sale

Tattersalls will kick off live internet bidding for the upcoming Craven and Ascot Breeze Up Sale in Newmarket on June 25. Buyers are required to register (click here) at least 48 hours prior to the start of the sale and will receive account verification from Tattersalls before the sale begins. Telephone bidding will also be available. "We first trialled live internet bidding back in 2008, but there is no doubt that the challenges posed by the global pandemic have made the technology an essential additional service for potential buyers who...

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Tatts Releases COVID-19 Protocols for Craven Sale

In line with Government guidelines relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tattersalls has released safety protocols for the upcoming Tattersalls Craven and Ascot Breeze Up Sale in Newmarket June 25. The sale will be restricted to attending professionals, who will all be required to complete a Medical Declaration Form and have it submitted to Tattersalls well in advance of the sale. To review the safety protocols and access the Medical Declaration Form, visit www.tattersalls.com.

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Tattersalls Revise Breeze-up Schedule

In light of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Tattersalls Group has announced a further delay to its combined Craven and Ascot Breeze-up Sale, which will now be staged in Newmarket on Tuesday, June 23. The Guineas Breeze-up Sale will remain in its already revised date of July 6 and 7, and the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-up has now been postponed until Friday, July 24. A statement released by Tattersalls on Wednesday indicated that contingency plans, which could mean that British- and Irish-consigned horses breeze in their respective countries, are also in...

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Further Revisions For Tattersalls Breeze-up Dates

Amid the ongoing uncertainty of the coronavirus crisis, Tattersalls has announced another change of dates for its breeze-up sales this season. The Ascot Breeze-up, which should have been held earlier this week and had already been postponed until the end of April, will now be held in Newmarket along with the Craven Breeze-up between May 27 and 29. An additional date of June 8 to 10 is bring held in reserve in case a further postponement is deemed necessary. The Tattersalls Guineas Breeze-up and Horses-in-Training Sale, which had been pushed...

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Tattersalls Changes Sales Schedule Due to COVID-19

The Tattersalls Ascot March Sale, originally scheduled for Thursday, Mar. 19, has been cancelled, the sales company announced on Tuesday. Earlier on Tuesday, British racing was suspended until the end of April following changes in government guidelines in battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now, the Tattersalls Ascot Breeze Up Sale, originally set for Mar. 31-Apr.1 and the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale, slated for Apr. 13̀-15, have been combined and will take place in Newmarket from Apr. 29-May 1. Also, the Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale...

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