Tattersalls Ireland

Robson Aguiar Adds 88k Wooded Colt To Breeze-Up Team At Tattersalls Ireland

It has been a year to remember for Robson Aguiar, largely down to the exploits of Amo Racing's breakthrough Group 1 winner Bucanero Fuerte (GB) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), who he sourced for Kia Joorabchian's ownership vehicle.  The ultra-shrewd Brazilian native snapped up a colt by Wooded (Ire), who is a brother to Amo's Phoenix S. hero, for €88,000 on day two of the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale and revealed afterwards that the plan was to go breezing for his new recruit.  "I bought him for myself and he will...

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“I Can't Get Over How Many Are Here” – Buyers Out In Force At Tattersalls Ireland

RATOATH, Ireland--When Laura Joy netted what she described at the time as a "life-changing" result here last year when her 2,000gns Tasleet (GB) colt rocked into €42,000, it proved captivating to read of the young pinhooker's profit.  It was a similar story at the Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale when the Shinnick brothers--Andy and Johnny-netted a €170,000 payday with their Make Believe (GB) filly who was now famously said to have 'looked quick going past thistles' at home.  Tattersalls Ireland has punched well above its weight in delivering the good news stories...

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Mickey Cleere: 'I Was Never As Nervous – Big Evs Is The Fastest I've Ridden'

Top breeze-up handler Mickey Cleere has shared how he breathed a huge sigh of relief after Big Evs (Ire) (Blue Point {Ire}), a horse he describes as the fastest he has ridden, bounced right back to form to run away with the G2 Flying Childers S. at Doncaster.  That win provided Cleere with an added pep to his step ahead of the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale, where he picked up the similarly smart juvenile Ballymount Boy (Ire) (Camacho {GB}) for just €8,000, before turning him into a €110,000 breezer...

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Native American A First Win On Irish Soil For Wathnan Racing

Native American (Ire) (Sioux Nation) repaid some of the Wathnan Racing investment by running out an authoritative winner of the Tattersalls Ireland Super Auction Sale S. to provide the operation with its first winner on Irish soil from as many attempts. Trained by Richard Fahey, Native American overcame an absence of over 100 days to land the €300,000 contest by over two lengths to Mercian Warrior (Ire) (Saxon Warrior {Jpn}).  The race appeared in the balance a furlong down but, when reigning Irish champion jockey Colin Keane asked the 4-5...

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Cotai Glory's Tiger Belle Purrs In Paris

Ado McGuinness trainee Tiger Belle (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}--Dark Acclamation {Ire}, by Acclamation {GB}) made a stakes breakthrough in July's Listed Marwell S. at Naas and followed up with a career high in Thursday's G3 Prix d'Arenberg to punch her ticket to the G1 Prix de l'Abbaye back over ParisLongchamp's five-furlong strip on Arc weekend. Sharply into stride to claim an immediate lead racing along the fence, the generously priced 9-1 chance poached a decisive edge with 300 metres remaining and kept on relentlessly under mild urging inside the final...

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Tammy O'Brien Appointed to Tattersalls Ireland Board

Tattersalls Ireland has appointed Tammy O'Brien to the Board with immediate effect. She joined Tattersalls in March 2017 as International Client Relations & Strategic Development Manager, will continue with her existing role. A native of Cork, O'Brien, from a well-known equestrian and racing family, was a former international showjumper at pony and junior level and subsequently worked for 20 years as racing manager with Coolmore in Tipperary. "We are delighted to welcome Tammy to the Board of Tattersalls Ireland. Tammy has played a pivotal role in Tattersalls' growth and has...

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Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale Catalogue Now Online

The catalogue for the 2023 Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale, which is set to take place on Sept. 19-21, is now available to view online. The auction will have 506 lots on offer for Part I on Sept. 19-20, with 256 more lots selling during Part II on the final day. The September Yearling Sale has produced 53 individual 2-year-old winners to date throughout Ireland, UK, France, Italy and Hungary, as well Group 3 and listed success at home and abroad. Last year, trainer Stefano Botti purchased G3 Premio Primi...

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Lucky Lion Gelding Tops Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale Part II

A store by Lucky Lion (Ger) already named Arthur (Ger) (lot 358) topped the Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale Part II to bring the curtain down on the sale company's store sale season on Thursday. Derek O'Connor made a winning bid of €32,000 on behalf of Eoin Barry/Sean Aherne for the son of the multiple listed-winning jumper and Grade 3-placed Ajesha (Ger) from the Liss House consignment. Glen Stables' lot 418, a grey gelding by Yeats (Ire) was next on the buyers' sheets at €27,000. He was picked up by...

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Pair Of Stores Joint Toppers At Tattersalls Ireland

At the close of trade, a pair of €55,000 geldings, by Shantou and Noroit (Ger), respectively, topped the Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale on Wednesday. Railstown Stud consigned the son of Shantou out of The Princetonian (Ire) (Oscar {Ire}) (lot 77) and he was purchased by Hamish Macauley Bloodstock/Ballycrystal. His dam is a full-sister to Cheltenham listed winner Rock On Ruby (Ire) (Oscar {Ire}). Already named Kow Boy Sivola (Fr), (lot 236), the Noroit (Ger) gelding was offered by Liss House. John McConnell shelled out €55,000 for the full-brother to...

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Format Change Announced for Tattersalls Ireland November NH Foal Sale

This year's Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Foal Sale will be catalogued by day in alphabetical order, the auction house announced on Tuesday. The new format now aligns with all Tattersalls sales in Ireland and is a well-established format across the industry. There will be no change to the foal-selling days as each day will be treated as a separate entity and catalogued alphabetically by dam with the same starting letter applying to each day throughout the four-day foal section. The benefits of the A-Z lotting system will offer advantages...

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Tattersalls July Store Sale Catalogue Now Online

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale is now available to view online. The select sale, which is the final store sale at Tattersalls Ireland for the year, will take place with Part I on Wednesday, July 26 with 271 stores, and Part II taking place on Thursday, July 27, featuring 274 stores. Additionally, 45 stores will be offered as 'A' lots on Wednesday. All horses catalogued for the July Store Sale are eligible for the €100,000 Tattersalls Ireland George Mernagh Memorial Sales Bumper 2024. To view the...

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Youth To Fore At Tatts Ireland As O'Donovan Leads Way With 270k Zelzal

A man knows he is in clover when there's a bloodstock agent outside his door waiting to see his horse before he's even had time to chuck his breakfast into the feed pot on the morning of the sale. But that's exactly the scenario Danny O'Donovan faced into with his Zelzal colt on Friday and it proved a good omen with the €35,000 yearling purchase going on to top the sale at €270,000 to Peter and Ross Doyle.  This was a result that rubber-stamped an exceptionally good year for O'Donovan,...

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