Tom Malone

Swift Hawk Flies Highest At Tattersalls Online

William Knight's Rathmoy Stables consigned Swift Hawk (GB) (Hawkbill) and he brought a sale-topping 85,000gns from Tom Malone Bloodstock to lead the way during the Tattersalls Online August Sale which concluded on Thursday. Sold as lot 16, the 3-year-old gelding has been placed three times from five runs over the turf and all-weather. His dam, Zacheta (GB) (Polish Precedent), has already foaled the dual group winner Ransom Note (GB) (Red Ransom), and another half-sibling is responsible for the Indian stakes winner Murioi (Ind) (Dubawi {Ire}). Under his granddam is three-time...

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Cokoriko Gelding Leads The Way At May Store Sale

A 3-year-old bay gelding already named Kalao Coko (Fr) (Cokoriko {Fr}) (lot 214) brought a sale-topping bid of €65,000 from Tom Malone during the Tattersalls Ireland May Store Sale on Tuesday. Malone was the sale's leading buyer. Consigned by Liss House, he is related to group winner G3 La Coupe winner Ultimately Lucky (Ire) (Kris {GB}), and the Classic-placed Group 3 winner Berine's Son (Irish River {Fr}). Liss House also offered the day's second-dearest lot--lot 219, Kicour La (Fr) (Nom De d'La {Fr}). Virginia Considine Racing picked up the 3-year-old...

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Frankel Colt Sets Tattersalls August Record

During a session which saw just 10 horses through the ring fail to change hands, the Ralph Beckett-trained and Juddmonte Farms-owned Fabilis (GB) (Frankel {GB}) fetched 350,000gns to establish a new record at the Tattersalls August Sale in Newmarket. The transaction easily eclipsed the previous top price of 220,000gns from last year's inaugural event. An own brother to G3 Darley Club S. hero Monarchs Glen (GB) and produced by a half-sister to G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches winner Nebraska Tornado (Storm Cat), Fabilis, cataloged as lot 380, was a maiden...

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G3 Winner Adrian Tops BBAG Sale

Recent Group 3 winner Adrian (Ger) (Reliable Man {GB}) was the top-priced lot at €110,000 at the BBAG's first August horses in training sale, which was incorporated to target horses with high levels of form and entries in Baden-Baden's feature meeting that runs from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1. Adrian (lot 2), a 4-year-old entire, was picked up by Tom Malone. Trained thus far by Henk Grewe for Gestut Auenquelle, Adrian was a listed winner last year at three going 2200 metres and has won two black-type races this year,...

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Strong Clearance At August Opener

The Goffs UK August Sale, this year extended to two days, opened at Doncaster on Wednesday with a session of horses in training achieving an 88% clearance rate. Topping trade was 5-year-old pointer Secret Scripture (GB) (Mount Nelson {GB}) (lot 97), who was hammered down to Tom Malone for £50,000. He was offered by Donnchadh Doyle, who sold two of the top four lots on the day, also including Etincelle Artiste (Fr) (Great Pretender {Ire}) (lot 129), who made £40,000 from Nick Alexander. The second top lot was Canford Light...

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Brits Barred From Derby Sale As Covid Rules Change

A last-minute change of local Covid regulations in Ireland has led to British buyers already in the country for the Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale being unable to attend the sales complex at Fairyhouse. The company's major sale of National Hunt store horses gets underway at 11am on Wednesday and continues through Thursday, but those who had already travelled across the Irish Sea under strict protocols which included a 'bubble' for visitors from Britain, can no longer participate in person.  Bloodstock agent Tom Malone vented his frustration on social media on...

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First Tattersalls Cheltenham Festival Preview on Tap for Mar. 10

The first Tattersalls Cheltenham Preview Panel will be available for viewing on YouTube and Facebook at 7:30 p.m. on Mar. 10, Tattersalls announced on Monday. Hosted by Vanessa Ryle, Richard Pugh, and Jamie Codd, the trio will be joined by guests Paul Nicholls, Anthony Bromley, Tom Malone, Cormac Doyle (Monbeg Stables) and owner John Dance. There will also be insights into the runners in the build up to the Cheltenham Festival on Mar. 16-19, as well as bloodstock analysis on some Cheltenham hopefuls.

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