Tattersalls October Yearling Sale

Market Rally Extends into Book 3

NEWMARKET, UK--Like a cyclist who has been struggling into a bitter headwind, only to find himself suddenly towed along by the slipstream of a juggernaut, Book 3 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale opened with all the startling momentum achieved, against every temperate expectation, in Book 2. Once again, the masks around the ring concealed gapes of incredulity as a brisk trade maintained all indices almost precisely in step with the returns last year, when the wider world was so very different a place. Aggregate turnover of 5,092,700gns, through the...

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Mike Ryan Strikes for Galileo Filly at 1.4-million gns

Late in the session, a filly by Galileo (Ire) brought 1.4 million gns at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1 on Thursday. Consigned by Old Mill Stud, lot 510 is a daughter of Vasilia (GB) (Dansili {GB}). The chestnut, a half-sister to G1 Betfair Sprint Cup S. victor Dream of Dreams (Ire) (Dream Ahead), sold to agent Irishman Mike Ryan, who is based in America. Under the second dam is English highweighted juvenile filly and G1 Cheveley Park S. heroine Airwave (GB) (Air Express {Ire}). Airwave in turn is...

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Newsells Park Unveils New Website, Features Yearling Consignments

Newsells Park Stud, which will be consigning yearlings to the upcoming Tattersalls October Yearling Sales, has launched a new website at www.newsells-park.com. A total of 25 yearlings from Newsells Park are slated to sell during the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1, with visitors to the new website able to access pedigree links, photos and videos of the individual yearlings. One of the highlights of the draft is lot 436, a daughter of Galileo (Ire) out of Shastye (Ire) (Danehill), making her a full-sister to European highweight Japan (GB), who...

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Observations: Half to Magna Grecia Debuts at The Curragh

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Sunday's Insights features a half to Group 1 winner Magna Grecia. 1.45 Curragh, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, c/g, 6fT ST MARK'S BASILICA (FR) (Siyouni {Fr}) is a rare runner for the sire to be housed at Ballydoyle, but as a half-brother to the stable's 2019 G1 2000 Guineas hero Magna...

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Darvel Earns 200th Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus

Darvel (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), who triumphed in the six-furlong Novice S. at Ayr on July 20, became the 200th winner of a £25,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus, Tattersalls announced on Tuesday. The bonus scheme has now paid out a total of £5,000,000 to owners of yearlings purchased at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1. Of the 200 Book 1 Bonus winners, more than half have been purchased for less than 150,000gns and 31 for 50,000gns or under. Bonus winners include Group 1 winners Japan (GB) (Galileo {Ire}),...

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