Tattersalls July Sale

Saudi Buyers Najd Stud Snap Up 210k Dubawi Gelding At July Sale

Tattersalls has been a happy hunting ground for Najd Stud in recent years and the powerful Saudi outfit struck for the 210,000gns top lot Tabaretta (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}) on the final day of the July Sale. Tabaretta (lot 902) has good form under his belt and boasts a rating of 90 after eight starts for Charlie Appleby. The three-year-old's latest win came in a 1m4f handicap at Wolverhampton in January and it was that sort of form that led Jimmy George of Tattersalls, who was doing the bidding on behalf...

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Royal Ascot-Placed Filly Hits The High Notes At Tattersalls With 330k Sale

Royal Ascot-placed Balalaika (Ire) (No Nay Never) was the headline act at the July Sale on Thursday when selling to BBA Ireland's Eamonn Reilly for 330,000gns with the agent coming out best in an entertaining tussle for the Rebecca Menzies-trained filly.  Bred by the late Sir Robert Ogden, Balalaika is out of an unraced Frankel (GB) daughter of G1 Matron S. winner Emulous (GB) (Dansili {GB}) and boasts a rating of 90.  Also involved in the bidding for the Sandringham third were Gavin Hernon, Matt Coleman, and Mark McStay but...

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'I Wouldn't Bet Against John Magnier' – Mare In Foal To Wootton Bassett Heads July Sale

The opening session of the four-day July Sale at Tattersalls revolved around the well-bred mares on offer and Mick Donohoe of BBA Ireland was once again on hand to take home the top lot when going to 350,000gns to secure Galileo (Ire) mare Sweet And Lovely (Ire) for 350,000gns from WH Bloodstock.  In foal to Wootton Bassett (GB), one of the most exciting sires in Europe, Sweet And Lovely (lot 212) is a full-sister to Aidan O'Brien's Irish and Lancashire Oaks winner Seventh Heaven (Ire).  The sale marked a memorable...

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Jackson-Stops On the Lookout For Next Rogue At Tattersalls July Sale

Buoyed by one of his biggest results this summer with Royal Ascot winner Rogue Millennium (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) putting his name in lights, leading bloodstock agent Billy Jackson-Stops will be on the lookout for his next headline act at the Tattersalls July Sale this week. However, the man who sourced Tom Clover's brilliant G2 Duke Of Cambridge S. heroine on behalf of The Rogues Gallery Syndicate [along with the trainer's wife Jackie] shared feelings of caution on the eve of the eagerly anticipated horses-in-training sale given the amount of international...

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'He's Got Something About Him' – Diamond Set To Shine At July Sale

One of the most exciting horses catalogued in next week's Tattersalls July Sale, Ethical Diamond (Ire) is likely to appeal to buyers for the Flat and some of the powerhouse National Hunt trainers, according to his breeder William Kennedy. Ethical Diamond confirmed himself a horse with a bright future when running out an easy winner of a Limerick maiden last month for Michael O'Meara and promises to attract plenty of footfall to Baroda Stud's barn this week.  He may not have made his debut until three, but Ethical Diamond has...

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Cotai Glory Colt Added To Tattersalls July Sale

I Am Invictus (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}), fourth in the G2 Railway S. earlier this month, has joined the Tattersalls July Sale as a wildcard and will be offered as part of The Castlebridge Consignment. Placed in maidens at Naas behind future G2 Coventry S. winner River Tiber (Ire) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) and Navan in the wake of the subsequent listed-placed Pearls And Rubies (No Nay Never) in May and June, respectively, the Michael O'Callaghan trainee is out of Asrafairy (Ire) (Zebedee {GB}) and will be consigned as lot 516B....

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Two Wildcards Added to Tattersalls July Sale

Two wildcards have been added to the upcoming Tattersalls July Sale--set to take place from Tuesday, July 11 through Friday, July 14--including White Jasmine (Ire) (Dark Angel [Ire]), a full-sister to this year's G1 Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee S. winner Khaadem and the first mare in foal to champion and six-time Group 1 winner Baaeed (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) ever to be sold at public auction. She joins the 3-year-old gelding Ethical Diamond (Ire) (Awtaad {Ire}), fresh of his maiden score at Limerick last month, as additions to the...

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Order Of Australia One Of The Highlights Of The Tattersalls July Sale Catalogue

The 961-strong Tattersalls July Sale catalogue, featuring GI Breeders' Cup Mile winner Order Of Australia (Ire) (Australia {GB}), is now online. Set for July 11-14, the catalogue is divided between 947 horses and fillies in/out of training and 114 broodmares, six of which have foals at foot. Consigned as lot 236 as part of The Castlebridge Consignment, the 6-year-old entire is a half-brother to multiple Group/Grade 1 winners Iridessa (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}) and Santa Barbara (Ire) (Camelot {GB}). Large drafts from Cheveley Park Stud, Godolphin, Juddmonte, and...

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Hotter Than July At Tattersalls

NEWMARKET, UK--The legacy of Sheikh Hamdan still casts a long shadow over the bloodstock world, and the influence of his bloodlines was once more evident at Tattersalls on Wednesday when Rihaam (Ire), a 9-year-old daughter of Dansili (GB) in foal to Dark Angel (Ire), led the first day of the July Sale at a new record price of 540,000gns. With a buying bunch greatly enhanced by the returned freedom of international travel, several records were set at Park Paddocks, which saw the two top prices ever at a July Sale...

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Blandford Bloodstock Snaps Up Rihaam For 540k At Tattersalls July

Lot 179, the 9-year-old Dansili (GB) mare Rihaam (Ire), took the lead midway through the first session of the Tattersalls July Sale on Wednesday, selling for 540,000gns to Blandford Bloodstock. Consigned by Shadwell, the half-sister to three stakes winners is carrying to Dark Angel (Ire). This is the same family as G1 Jebel Hatta winner Alfareeq (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}).

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Tattersalls Braced For Good Trade As International Travel Returns

NEWMARKET, UK--Newmarket's 'July week' has always been the perfect blend of parties and parades, on the racecourse and stallion farms. But at the centre of all this fun, there is plenty of serious business to be done at Tattersalls, which hosts its three-day mixed July Sale from Wednesday.  A sizeable delegation of Australians has already arrived in town, now free from the travel curbs of Covid, and it is a safe bet that they will be joined by breeders, trainers and agents of myriad nationalities at Park Paddocks over the...

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Group 3 Winner See The Rose Leads Wildcard Additions To Tattersalls July

Group 3 winner See The Rose (Ire) (Kendargent {Fr}) (lot 271A) leads a septet of wildcards for the Tattersalls July Sale. Scheduled for July 6-8, the sale features a wide array of horses-in-training and fillies and mares from international families. One of three wildcards from The Castlebridge Consignment, the G3 Prix Six Perfections victress is joined by lot 271B, Nomadland (GB) (Frankel {GB}) out of a full-sister to G1 Japanese Derby hero Deep Brillante (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}); and the stakes-placed  Anatiya (Fr) (Dariyan {Fr}) (Lot 271C). Jamie Railton consigns...

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