Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1

Shadwell Snaps Up Frankel Filly For 1.6 Million at Tattersalls on Thursday

Lot 492, a chestnut daughter of Frankel (GB) consigned by Watership Down Stud, was knocked down for 1.6 million gns on the bid of Shadwell during the third and final session of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale on Thursday. Out of G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine Millisle (Ire) (Starspangledbanner {Aus}), the yearling is from the same family as multiple group winner and G1 Windsor Park Plate third Gino Severini (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}).   👸Shadwell Stud give 1.6 million gns for a daughter of Frankel at #TattsOctober...

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Wootton Bassett Colt Another Millionaire For Magnier At 1.25m As Tattersalls Session Ends

Just a handful of lots remained to sell on Wednesday evening, and lot 352, a son of Coolmore sire Wootton Bassett (GB) and a half-brother to G1 Commonwealth Cup winner Golden Horde (Ire) (Lethal Force {Ire}), attracted a final bid of 1.25 million from MV Magnier to become the fourth millionaire on the day. The Clara Stud-consigned son of Entreat (GB) (Pivotal {GB}) is also a half-brother to listed winner Line Of Departure (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}), and under the second dam is Turkish Group 2 winner Producer (GB) (Dutch Art...

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Sumbe Strikes For Iberian Full-Brother At 1.1m During Tattersalls Book 1

A son of Lope De Vega (Ire) (lot 260), a full-brother to G2 Champagne S. hero Iberian (Ire), became the latest seven-figure lot during Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale when selling to Sumbe for 1.1 million gns. Consigned by Ballylinch Stud where his sire stands, the colt is out of Bella Estrella (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}), who won the Listed Cairn Rouge S. and is a full-sister to G3 St Simon S. victress High Heeled (Ire), who ran third in both the G1 Oaks and the G1...

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Godolphin Pays 1 Million For A Dubawi Colt Out Of Shastye At Tattersalls

Godolphin snapped up lot 96, a son of Dubawi (Ire) and the late blue hen Shastye (Ire) (Danehill), for 1 million gns to take the lead during Tuesday's session of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale. Consigned by Newsells Park Stud, the bay is a half-brother to six winners anchored by multiple Group 1-winning Galileo (Ire) sires Japan (GB) and Mogul (GB). In addition, Shastye produced G2 Middleton S. heroine Secret Gesture (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), Group 3 winner Sir Isaac Newton (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), and the listed winner...

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Felix Francis To Host Newmarket Tour In October

Best-selling author Felix Francis, the son of the late National Hunt jockey and celebrated crime writer Dick Francis, will host a one-off tour the 'No Reserve Guided Tour with Felix Francis' in Newmarket on Oct. 5, the first session of the three-day Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1. The tour marks the launch of Francis's latest thriller, No Reserve, which is set in the Suffolk town. Francis will take visitors to several places described in the book, including the historic Newmarket Gallops, and the Tattersalls sales ring at Park Paddocks....

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Godolphin's Hurricane Lane Bought By Coolmore As National Hunt Sire

Dual Classic winner Hurricane Lane (Ire) (Frankel {GB}--Gale Force {GB}, by Shirocco {Ger}) will stand in 2024 under Coolmore's National Hunt banner after being purchased from Godolphin this week. Bred by Philippa Cooper's Normandie Stud and born and raised at Coolmore, the three-time Group 1 winner was purchased by Godolphin for 200,000gns out of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1. Sent into training with Charlie Appleby, the March foal broke his maiden at first asking at Newmarket in October of 2020, and was an undefeated winner of the G2...

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Dubawi Colt Out Of Full-Sister To Minding Goes To Godolphin For 1.6m At Tattersalls

Longview Stud's Dubawi (Ire) colt (lot 530) caught the eye of Godolphin and was duly knocked down for 1.6m gns at Park Paddocks on the third and final day of Book 1. The bay is out of a full-sister to the exemplary multiple Group 1 winner Minding (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), Group 1 winners Tuesday (Ire) and Empress Josephine (Ire) and the Group 3 winner Kissed By Angels (Ire). Bred by Highview Bloodstock, his half-sister by Lope De Vega (Ire) was picked up by the same connections for 475,000gns at this...

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Godolphin Snaps Up A Dubawi Colt Out Of Group 1 Winner God Given For 1.5m Gns

Dubawi (Ire) progeny have been some of the highlights of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1, and his son of God Given (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) brought 1.5m gns at Park Paddocks on Thursday. Godolphin was the winning buyer of the St Albans Bloodstock-bred. Consigned by Whatton Manor Stud, lot 504 is a half-brother to G3 Solario S. hero Silver Knott (GB) (Lope De Vega {Ire}). His dam God Given, who won the G1 Premio Lydia Tesio, is a half-sister to four-time Group 1 winner and sire Postponed (Ire), also...

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Yoshito Yahagi Strikes For 1.6m Dubawi Colt At Tattersalls

Lot 301 became the sixth seven-figure lot during Wednesday's Book 1 session at Tattersalls when selling for 1.6 million to Japanese trainer Yoshito Yahagi. Yet another son of Dubawi (Ire), the colt is a half-brother to GI Turf Classic S. hero Digital Age (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}), and the duo are out of the unraced Lemon Drop Kid mare Willow View. Also, a half-brother to G3 Prix La Rochette heroine Acer Alley (GB) (Siyouni {Fr}), he was bred by Merry Fox Stud and consigned by Fittocks Stud. Under the second...

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Godolphin Snaps Up Dubawi Colt Out Of Group 1 Winner Persuasive For 1m Gns At Tattersalls

Dubawi (Ire)'s son of Persuasive (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) (lot 127) became the second seven-figure lot at Tattersalls on Tuesday when selling for 1 million gns to Anthony Stroud acting on behalf of Godolphin. Consigned by breeder Cheveley Park Stud, the March-foaled bay is from the extended family of Group 1 winner Creative Force (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), while his dam landed the G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. and was placed several more times at the highest level.   ,, # This colt is by Dubawi @DarleyEurope and is out of...

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Jimmy George Joins TDN Writers' Room

Tattersalls Marketing Director Jimmy George joined this week's TDN Writers' Room ahead of the anticipated October Yearling Sale, which runs October 4-6.

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Glenfinnan Takes The 300th Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus

Glenfinnan (Ire) (Harry Angel {Ire}) ran out a two-length winner of the eight-furlong British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden S. at Yarmouth on Thursday, and in the process became the 300th winner to earn the €20,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus. The Mick and Janice Mariscotti colourbearer and Andrew Balding trainee was making his third start. After the win of Glenfinnan, who was a 100,000gns purchase from the draft of Glidawn Stud last year, the Book 1 Bonus has paid £7,125,000 to owners. Balding was winning his 16th Tattersalls October Book...

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