Tattersalls Ireland

Sydneyarms Chelsea A Stakes First For Sioux Nation At Deauville

Charles Hill trainee Sydneyarms Chelsea (Ire) (Sioux Nation--Wedding Dress {GB}, by Tamayuz {GB}) ran fourth in Deauville's July 10 Listed Prix Roland de Chambure last time and was back over the same seven-furlong strip to register a career high in Tuesday's G3 Prix Six Perfections Sky Sports Racing, whilst also providing her freshman sire (by Scat Daddy) with a first black-type success. She had previously snagged her May 31 debut at Newbury and posted a fifth contesting Royal Ascot's June 17 G3 Albany S. in her penultimate start. Isolated in...

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Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Catalogue Features Bellabel Half

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale is now online. Featuring a half-sister to the catalogue will offer 480 yearlings during Part I of the sale on Sept. 20-21 and another 128 lots for Part II on Sept. 22. Past graduates continue to excel on the racecourse, with Bottle Of Bubbles (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) taking the G3 Premio Primi Passi, and Sir Busker (Ire) (Sir Prancealot {Ire}) trotting up in the G2 York S. recently. Several yearlings are full- or half-siblings to group winners, among them a...

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Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale Concludes With Part 2

The Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale ended with 163 horses sold of 250 horses offered (65.2%) during the Part II session on Thursday. The gross came in at €1,074,300, with an average of €6,591 and a median of €5,000. Topping Thursday's proceedings was lot 506, a dark bay gelding by Stormy River (Fr) named Karisto (Fr) at €30,000. James Doyle of Baltimore Stables signed for him under the D/J Bloodstock banner from the draft of Mocklershill Stables. A gelding by Affinisea (Ire) (lot 534) was next at €25,000 from the...

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Strong Trade For Stores At Tattersalls Ireland

The second edition of the Tattersalls Ireland July Store Sale built upon last year's inaugural sale with increases across the board. Featuring an expanded catalogue, 190 lots sold from 270 offered (70%), up two ticks from 2021. The gross grew by 90% to €2,841,100, with additional increases in both average (€14,953, +43%) and median (€11,750, +47%). Two lots shared topper honours, with Rathbarry Stud's lot 1A, the second lot through the ring, bringing €65,000 on the bid of Tom Malone and Paul Nicholls. A gelded son of Blue Bresil (Fr)...

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Saxon Warrior Filly Sets Record at Goresbridge Sale

A filly from the first crop of dual Group 1 winner Saxon Warrior (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}) out of Causeway Queen (Ire) (Giant's Causeway) was hammered down to Stephen Hillen and Kevin Ryan for €520,000 to shoot to the head of the class at Thursday's Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale. The final price set a new record for the Goresbridge Sale, easily surpassing the €410,000 set at last year's event. The March-foaled chestnut was consigned to the auction by Greenhills Farm as lot 151 and is out of an unraced...

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Timmons Hoping To Crown Dream 48 Hours At Tattersalls Ireland

TATTERSALLS, Ireland--Justin Timmons revealed the heightened importance to the Dolmen Bloodstock consignment selling well at the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale after he welcomed his first-born into the world in the early hours of Wednesday morning before making the dash to Barn B on the eve of what he described as the biggest sale of his year. Dolmen Bloodstock consigned the top lot at last year's sale, a Dark Angel (Ire) colt who fetched 410,000gns, and now that there are nappies to pay for, Timmons is hoping for another profitable...

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Walsh Has High Hopes for Invincible Spirit Colt at Tattersalls

Of the seven horses Katie Walsh offers under the Greenhills Farm banner at the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale on Thursday, none jump off the page quite like lot 42, an Invincible Spirit (Ire) half-brother to dual Group 1 winner Banimpire (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}), who the leading consignor has high hopes for. Goresbridge has been a good sale for Walsh, who sold GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf runner-up East (GB) (Frankel {GB}) at Ireland's only breeze-up sale when it was last held at Gowran Park in 2018,...

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Affinisea Gelding Leads May Store Sale

Lot 179, a gelded 3-year-old son of Affinisea (Ire) topped the Tattersalls Ireland May Store Sale at €50,000. The Knockalane House offering went to Ballyboy Stables. Right behind him was a gelding by Workforce (GB) (lot 103) from Rathywork Stud, agent to Milestone Bloodstock. The son of Blazing Dawn (Ire) (Presenting {GB}) was knocked down for €48,000. His second dam is listed hurdle winner Blazing Sky (Ire) (Beneficial {GB}). Third on the buyers' sheets was lot 68, J'Suis Kashe Bam's (Fr) (Buck's Boum {Fr}), a member of Liss House's draft....

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Sapphire Sale Launched By Tattersalls Ireland

The Tattersalls Ireland Sapphire Sale, slated for Nov. 12, was launched by the sales company on Wednesday. Comprised of Flat-bred foals, yearlings and breeding stock, it will replace the November Flat Foal and Breeding Stock Sale. Notable graduates of the sale under the previous name include G1 Matron S. heroine Champers Elysees (Ire) (Elzaam {Aus}), who sold as a foal, as well as fellow weanling alumni The Lir Jet (Ire) (Prince Of Lir {Ire}), a G2 Norfolk S. victor, and G3 Molecomb S. winner Steel Bull (Ire) (Clodovil {Ire}). This...

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Tatts Ireland Appoints Anderson-Jolag

Tattersalls Ireland has appointed Shirley Anderson - Jolag to the role of UK Client Relations. In addition to her new role for Tattersalls Ireland, she will also continue to promote Tattersalls sales at both Cheltenham and Ascot. Joining the Tattersalls Group seven years ago, Anderson - Jolag played a key role in developing and promoting Tattersalls sales at Cheltenham, Ascot and also Park Paddocks, with particular emphasis on the launch of last year's inaugural Tattersalls Somerville Yearling Sale. In her new Tattersalls Ireland role, Anderson - Jolag  will be working...

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Casey Named Group CFO Of HRI

Roger Casey, a chartered accountant who has been with Tattersalls Ireland for 14 years, will join Horse Racing Ireland as Group Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Suzanne Eade, who has moved into the role of chief executive officer. Casey is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, a member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland, and brings international commercial experience to the role having worked with Marsh McClennan; KPMG in Toronto and Dublin; and Deloitte in Dublin. Eade said, "I look forward to working with Roger, who brings significant financial expertise...

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Farrell Joins Tattersalls Ireland

Christopher Farrell, who spent the last three years as bloodstock consultant at Magic Millions, has been appointed to the new role of Flat Sales Executive at Tattersalls Ireland. Farrell, a graduate of University College Dublin and Godolphin Flying Start, will focus on developing the firm's flat sales portfolio and attracting new and existing vendors and buyers to sales at Fairyhouse. His role will have an emphasis on improving the quality of offerings at the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale, September Yearling Sale and November Flat Breeding Stock Sale. From...

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