Tattersalls December Yearling Sale

Sea The Stars Filly In Front as Yearling Season Concludes

NEWMARKET, UK--That's a wrap for the yearlings of 2022, with the late-season curtain-up for a fortnight of sales of all ages at Park Paddocks netting 4,501,500gns from the exchange of 130 fledgling racehorses. Figures dipped a little from last year's slightly larger catalogue, but there was still plenty of money about for the 'right' horse, with a number of those towards the top of the list having missed an earlier engagement at Tattersalls for a variety of minor reasons. The average of 34,627gns was pretty much on a par with...

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Tattersalls Poised for Blockbuster Finale 

NEWMARKET, UK--There is no doubt that the mares' section of the Tattersalls December Sale will create much of the hoopla at Park Paddocks over the next fortnight. Blockbuster names such as Saffron Beach (Ire), Alcohol Free (Ire), Pearls Galore (GB), and La Petite Coco (Ire) and are set to come under the hammer, not to mention Desert Berry (GB), the dam of this year's G1 Derby winner Desert Crown (GB) back in foal to his sire Nathaniel (Ire). The Monday and particularly the Tuesday evening sessions of the mares' sale...

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Three Wildcards Added To Tattersalls December Sale

Half-sister to a pair of Group 1 winners and a colt foal by Mehmas (Ire) are late additions to the Tattersalls December Mares Sale and Tattersalls December Foal Sale. Five-time winner Nataleena (Ire) (Nathaniel {Ire}), a half-sister to Group 1 winner Bay Bridge (GB) (New Bay {GB}) will sell through The Castlebridge Consignment as lot 1639A. Her dam, the Multiplex (GB) mare Hayyona (GB), is a half-sister to Group 2 victor Shimraan (Fr) (Rainbow Quest). She is in foal to Harry Angel (Ire), who has already sired stakes winners in...

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Tattersalls December Yearling Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the 2022 Tattersalls December Yearling Sale is available and can be viewed at www.tattersalls.com. Numbering 186 lots, the December Yearling Sale will take place on Monday, Nov. 21. The catalogue features several siblings to Group 1 winners, including the Sea The Stars (Ire) own-sister to G1 Australian Cup winner Fifty Stars (Ire) and the Mizzen Mast own-brother to French 1000 Guineas and GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner Flotilla (Fr). Also on offer, a Tamayuz (GB) half-brother to G1 Prix Jean Prat winner Laws of Indices...

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Shadwell Draft Propels Final Session as Tattersalls December Ends

Demand for bloodstock continued in Newmarket on Thursday, albeit at a lower price bracket, as Adaalah (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}), a member of the Shadwell draft, brought 82,000gns to top the fourth and final session of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale as the curtain fell on the sales season at Park Paddocks for 2021. Thanks in part to larger drafts from the aforementioned Shadwell, Juddmonte and Godolphin, the former pair having lost their patrons earlier this year, turnover at the December Mare Sale was in excess of 60 million gns,...

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Record Median Brings Solid Start To December Sale

NEWMARKET, UK--William Haggas will be the recipient of the full-brother to his erstwhile stable star Sea Of Class (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) after Ling Tsui went to 240,000gns through John Clarke to add the June-born youngster to her racing string for 2022. Bred by the Botti family's Razza del Velino from the stellar producer Holy Moon (Ire) (Hernando {Fr}), lot 30 was consigned through Oak Lodge & Springfield House Stud. In addition to Sea Of Class, his half-siblings include three winners of the Oaks d'Italia in Charity Line (Ire),...

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Siblings To Sea Of Class And Shalaa In December Yearling Catalogue

With the draft from Shadwell Estates having dominated this week's Horses-in-Traning Sale at Tattersalls, the reduction of stock from the operation will continue at the December Yearling Sale.  Released on Friday, the catalogue contains 200 yearlings, with 18 consigned by Shadwell, including a Shamardal colt out of the French Group 3 winner Thawaany (Ire) (Tamayuz {GB}) and from the family of Classic winner Kew Gardens (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). The December Yearling Sale also includes a full-brother to Irish and Yorkshire Oaks winner Sea Of Class (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire})...

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Classic Pretensions For December Top Lot

NEWMARKET, UK—Sending an Oaks winner to a Derby winner is no guarantee of success but it's a great place to start and it is a recipe which has worked in the recent past for Classic winners Australia (GB) and Sixties Icon (GB). Those connected with the top lot of the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale will be hoping for similar glory in two years' time for the Sea The Stars (Ire) colt out of Talent (GB) (New Approach {GB}), who was offered by his breeders James Rowsell and Mark Dixon through...

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Alcohol Free Half-Sister Anchors Tattersalls December Yearlings

The catalogue for the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale, featuring a Starspangledbanner (Aus) half-sister to Group 1 winner Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never), is now online. One of 173 yearlings set to sell at Park Paddocks on Nov. 23, the half-sister to the G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine and French listed winner Alexander James (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) (lot 119) will be offered by Knockatrina House. Overall, there are full- or half-siblings to 37 group and listed winners in the catalogue, among them five Group 1/Classic winners. There are 13 yearling...

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