2019
February National Hunt Sale 2019
Turnover best on record for a one-day February NH Sale The first Tattersalls Ireland sale of 2019, the one-day February NH Sale, produced highly satisfying returns - the median that matched 2018's figure of €7,500, and an increased average of €11,516 (1%). The 36-lot larger catalogue produced an increased aggregate and the best on record for a one-day February NH Sale of €1,911,600 (+3%).
The day's top-priced foal was a colt by the leading British-based sire Kayf Tara (Lot 257). He was bred and sold by Rahinston Stud and is the first foal out of the Kalanisi mare Molo, a half-sister to the farm's star performer Banjaxed Girl.
"He was a stand-out," said purchaser Katie Rudd, who had to go to €62,000 to acquire the February-born colt. "He is by a very good sire and has a very good pedigree." Joey Logan Bloodstock spent €60,000 on a Shantou colt out of the Oscar mare Ned's Joy, an own-sister to The Tullow Tank and a half-sister to the Grand National (Gr.3) winner Many Clouds (Lot 274) and €48,000 on a colt by Walk In The Park and out of the Listed-winning mare and the Gr.2 placed Stephanie Frances (King's Theatre).
"The Oscar is from a good solid NH pedigree, and the Walk In The Park moves well and is out of a good mare - she beat Wicklow Brave in her first bumper. Both will be back here as three-year-olds, let's hope they are lucky," said Logan.
The useful racemare PAKORA ended the sale as the headliner when being knocked down to Ross Doyle of Peter and Ross Doyle Bloodstock for €80,000. Consigned by Willie Mullins' Closutton Stables, the six-year-old daughter of Gentlewave won the Listed Colm Quinn BMW Novice Hurdle at Galway and is an own sister to Gr.3 winner PAGERA (Lot 326).
At the conclusion of the sale, Tattersalls Ireland CEO Matt Mitchell commented; "Trade today reflected the strong market conditions of our November NH Sale. Trade was very strong where purchasers believed that the individual and the pedigree justified their valuations. The market continues to be selective at the middle to lower end. "With store sale inspections now at an advanced stage, nominations for both the May Sale and the Derby Sale will close next Monday, 4 February 2019." (22:33)
The useful racemare PAKORA ended the sale as the headliner when being knocked down to Ross Doyle of Peter and Ross Doyle Bloodstock for €80,000. Consigned by Willie Mullins' Closutton Stables, the six-year-old daughter of Gentlewave won the Listed Colm Quinn BMW Novice Hurdle at Galway and is an own sister to Gr.3 winner PAGERA (Lot 326). (21:43)
Lot 299: Out of the fabulous raceme Pomme Tiepy, her Doyen colt, consigned by Cleaboy Stud & Coppice Farm is sold for €40,000 to Knockbally Stables. (21:16)
Lot 274: Joey Logan makes a second big purchase, going to €60,000 for a colt by Shantou and out of an own-sister to The Tullow Tank and a half-sister to the Grand National (G3) winner Many Clouds.
"It is a good solid NH pedigree," said Logan. "He will be for re-sale." (19:53)
Lot 257: a Kayf Tara colt becomes our new sale topper when fetching €62,000 bought by Katie Rudd.
The February-born colt was sold by Rahinston Stud on behalf of a partnership. He is out of the Kalanisi mare Molo, a half-sister to Banjaxed Girl and was bred by the Fowler family in partnership with Robert Chugg.
"Molo was sold at the Derby Sale to owner Robin Geffen," said Harry Fowler, "and went into training with David Pipe for whom she won two races.
"She was sent to the horse-in-training sale and so we put a partnership together and bought her back. She went to trainer Charlie Longsdon with the aim of picking up some black-type. Unfortunately that didn't happen, but as she was in the UK we covered her with Kayf Tara.
"She did not go in-foal then and she went back to the stallion in year two – and this is the result. We are delighted, he is a lovely colt and it is a very special pedigree.
"My wife Lorna runs the farm at home and the whole team has done a wonderful job with him."
The mare is now in-foal to Jukebox Jury.
Purchaser Rudd said: "He was a stand-out. He is by a very good sire and has a very good pedigree." (19:32)
Lot 209: Eddie Naughton buys the Ballincurrig House Stud-offered Soldier of Fortune colt out of Kilnockin Lady (Flemensfirth), an own-sister to Backinthere.
The bay colt cost Naughton €22,000. Ballincurrig House has sold two lots by the sire today and both have made in excess of €20,000. (18:03)
Lot 204: the first of three catalogued lots today by sire Blue Bresil makes €18,000.
The colt was sold by the Shropshire-based Yorton Farm, which stands the son of Smadoun.
The sire's fee for 2019 is £6,000, his highest to date. (17:19)
Lot 191: the Walk In The Park ex Ideal Song colt from Terramount House makes €24,000.
The Grange Stud sire, whose fee is listed as private, is currently today's leading sire by aggregate (€117,000) and by average (for two or more foals sold) at €29,250.
The colt is a fourth purchase today by Richard Rohan, leading purchase by aggregate at present having spent €78,500 so far today. (17:08)
Lot 166: the run of form for progeny of Mount Nelson continues, Kevin Ross Bloodstock spending €34,000 on this colt consigned by Graiguebeg Stud.
The colt is the fourth foal of the five-time winning mare Galant Ferns (Bob Back) (16:24)
Lot 156: "He is a very athletic foal and looks a like a lovely horse in the making," said agent Adrian Costello after spending €44,000 on this bay colt by Shantou on behalf of Park Farm.
"He has a great page and is from a proper NH family, his sire Shantou is a good stallion and has done well from limited opportunities."
Offered by Kenilworth House Stud, the colt is out of a winning own-sister to black-type winner Theatre Guide, and from the family of the Grade 2 winners Present Man, Caim Hill and Black Apalachi.
The consignor also got a result with the sale of Lot 163, a colt by Martaline and already named Savastano.
Bought by Jason Higgins, the colt is from the family of Crystal D'Ainay, Fleur D'Ainay and Flower Des Champs. (15:40)
Lot 148: Richard Frisby signs a buyers' docket at Tattersalls Ireland for the first time in 2019, going to €29,000 for the Mount Nelson colt out of Dontcallerthat, sold by Ardrums House Stud.
He is a fourth foal out of the Anshan mare, already the dam of the winning, black-type placed Bullionaire (Gold Well).
A second colt by Mount Nelson, also sold by Ardrums House, fetched €20,000, purchased by Jason Higgins (Lot 151). (15:30)
Lot 136: the Milan colt from the family of the good performers Whoops A Daisy, Dick Dundee and the three-time Grade 1 winner Paddy's Return makes €28,000. (15:06)
Lot 132: the Presenting colt sold by Ballincurrig House Stud makes €20,000, bought by Ferndale Stables.
He is out of the Turtle Island mare Cool Quest, a winner and placed three times in Grade 3 races over fences. (14:45)
Lot 122: the only lot on offer here today by Ol' Man River (Montjeu) is bought by Aiden Murphy for €35,000.
"He is young sire by Montjeu who is getting nice stock," said Murphy of the Peter Nolan Bloodstock-offered colt "He is for an Irish client and will be reoffered."
The April born bay is a half-brother to the Listed-placed gelding Milliner, a son of Gold Well (Sadler's Wells), while his dam is a half-sister to the Grade 2 winner (over hurdles and fences) and the multiple graded placed Carthalawn.
Ol' Man River stands at Arctic Tack Stud and his first crop are yearlings of 2019. He won the Group 2 Beresford Stakes and is a son of the champion two-year-old filly Finsceal Beo, a half-sister to Frozen Power. (14:28)
Lot 105: the first yearling offered today by Milan is bought by Matt O'Connor for €32,000 from Coolamurry Stud.
"He is a good big athletic horse and he has a happening pedigree," said O'Connor. "I just really liked him, and he'll be back here in June as a three-year-old."
Ian Ferguson went to €27,000 for Blueberry Bramble's Solider Of Fortune yearling gelding at the November Sale (Lot 139). (13:47)
Lot 77: Pearse Callaghan goes to €11,000 for a colt by the recently deceased stallion Champs Elysees.
Sold by Limekiln Stud, the May colt is out of the black-type mare Alverstone.
Champs Elysees will be sadly missed having only joined Castle Hyde Stud as a dual-purpose sire in 2017.
His leading performers on the Flat include the Royal Ascot Gold Cup (G1) winner Trip To Paris, the 1,000 Guineas (G1) winner Billesdon Brook and the Goodwood Cup (G1) fourth, Dal Harraild.
His top-priced foal at last autumn's November NH Sale was the colt out of the mare Storm Away, sold by Millroad Farm to Brown Island Stables for €45,000 (Lot 583). (13:32)
Lot 64: the Sand Valley Stables-offered Walk In The Park colt makes €28,000, bought by James Fenton.
He is out of the Grade 2 winner Vast Consumption (Rudimentary), the dam of Stowie Belle (Stowaway), placed second over hurdles on her first career start at Thurles on January 20. She is trained by Joseph O'Brien. (12:38)
Lot 50: the only lot offered today by Canford Cliffs is bought by Five Star Bloodstock for €8,000.
The bay colt is out of the Sea The Stars mare Tidal Moon. She is a half-sister to Royal Moulins, a Grade 1 winner over hurdles in Italy and the winner of an amazing 21 races in Europe, to Hotel Du Cap, a Listed winner at Newbury, and to Gassin Golf, twice placed in the Imperial Cup (G3). (12:22)
Lot 37: the Walk In The Park colt, a first foal out of the good racemare Stephanie Frances (King's Theatre), makes €48,000, bought by Joey Logan.
"He was a stand-out for me today," said Logan. "He walks well and is out of a good mare – she beat Wicklow Brave in her first bumper. The colt will be back as a three-year-old, let's hope he is lucky."
On her last career start Stephanie Frances finished third to none other than Altior in the Wayward Lad Novices' Chase (G2) – the eighth win in Altior's current unbeaten run of 17. She won a Listed mares' chase at Bangor on her previous start. (11:31)
Lot 27: Peter Nolan Bloodstock steps into action at Tattersalls Ireland for the first time in 2019, going to €16,500 for a colt by Vendangeur, a son of Galileo standing at Anngrove Stud.
The April-born colt, offered by Crossogue Stud, is out of the unraced Golan mare Simply Sophia, a three-quarters relation to the Triumph Hurdle (G1) winner and Jonjo O'Neill-trained, Spectroscope. (11:13)
Lot 23: the chestnut colt sold by Burgage Stud and by the popular sire Shantou makes €34,000.
"He is for resale," said purchaser Richard Rohan. "He is a good model, he walks well, is by a good sire and is a full-brother to a good one in Jimmy Two Times."
Jimmy Two Times is a Grade 2 winner over hurdles and a winner over fences.
Shantou is enjoying a good season on the track and is likely to be represented in two Grade 1s at the February 2 Leopardstown meeting – The Storyteller is entered in the Irish Gold Cup (G1) and Myth Buster is in the Grade 1 novice hurdle.
Rohan is a fan of Shantou – at the 2017 November NH Sale, he spent €80,000 on a colt by the sire out of the mare Backaway and a full-brother to the Champion Bumper (G1) winner Briar Hill.
Rohan later spent €8,500 on a colt by Red Jazz offered by Carn Park Stud (Lot 54). He is from the extended family of the talented runner Strong Promise. (10:58)
Welcome to our first sale of 2019, the one-day February NH Sale.
All the day's updates, withdrawals and sale details are here at sale day live.
Selling starts at 10am. (09:32)
November NH Sale 2018
Sunday 11 November - Friday 16 November 2018. 10am start each day, 11am Friday 16 November
Day 6
Mares: selling starts at 11am
Let's Dance sells for €200,000 to complete an outstanding November NH Sale The strong trade seen throughout the week at the four-day foal sale continued apace into today's one-day mares session of the November NH Sale, the competitive bidding producing a record-breaking average of €23,923 (+55%) and a median of €13,000 (+100%), huge gains on 2017's renewal. The turnover increased from last year's €786,900 to €1,004,750 (+27%).
The top lot of the session Let's Dance became the highest-priced mare sold at the November NH Sale since 2007 when fetching €200,000. Katie Rudd was in charge of bidding and was acting on behalf of Bertrand le Meteyer's BLM Bloodstock."She is going to France," said Rudd. "She was a good racemare, has a lovely French pedigree, is by a good sire in Poliglote and is a maiden mare."
From the always-popular Closutton draft, Let's Dance (Lot 1359) was a dual Grade 2 winner for trainer Willie Mullins and a runner-up in the Champion 4yo Hurdle (G1) and the Fairyhouse Mares' Novice Hurdle (G1).
She is out of the French Listed, Grade 2-placed mare Baraka Du Berlais (Bonnet Rouge) and it is the further family of Gitane Du Berlais, winner of the Scilly Isles Novice Chase (G1).
Former Republic of Ireland international footballer Kevin Doyle went to €85,000 for the Grade 1 winner and multiple Grade 1-placed Augusta Kate (Lot 1358), who ran in the colours of Lee Westwood's The Masters syndicate, a daughter of Yeats and out of the Grade 1 mare Feathered Leader.Doyle, who plays for Colorado Rapids, will be sending the mare, who is carrying a May cover to Champs Elysees, to his father Paddy's Slaney River Stud.
"She is a lovely mare with good form and a great page, we will be selling her progeny," added Doyle, who was sat with his father Paddy and bloodstock consignor Peter Nolan.
Herve Bunel, underbidder on today's top lot, had the final bid when buying the Martaline mare Laskaline (Lot 1391) for €70,000 from Ridge Manor Stud.She is a Grade 3 and Listed winner in France and has had three foals by Mutathir, Authorized and Kapgarde. The oldest named Alaskan Boy is a three-year-old and has already been placed over fences in France.
Two further mares fetched over €60,000: the Grade 1-placed Karalee (Lot 1364), also from the Closutton draft, made €65,000 and was purchased by Rudd on behalf of NBB Racing, while Treasa O'Keeffe went to €60,000 for the wildcard entry Sizing Stephanie (Lot 1367A) sold by Rahinston Stud.
The mare will be heading to Roland Crellin's Brook Farm at Penhow, near Newport in Wales. Crellin's significant claim to fame is as the breeder of the star chaser Cue Card.
"She is a young mare and we actually saw her at the Derby Sale and loved her - let's hope she is lucky, " said O'Keeffe.
The Beneficial mare is a daughter of the top class racemare and producer Spirit Leader, and is a half-sister to black-type winners Prince Of Scars and Folsom Blue. It is also the family of That's My Man, Crocodiles Rock and The Game Changer.
At the conclusion of the 2018 Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale, Tattersalls Ireland CEO Matt Mitchell commented;
"This week's sale has witnessed excellent trade with outstanding results throughout the whole week. The yearling section on Sunday witnessed a top price of €42,000 and following on from this, there was the four-day foal sale, where the highest average in the sales history for this section was achieved but more notably, there was consistent demand for the better foals producing an increased aggregate of €11,201,200, a median of €11,500, an average of €17,206 and the best price achieved for a foal since 2015 of €92,000. The strong demand for foals reinforces the strength of the National Hunt market following on from the superb results witnessed at this summer's May Store Sale and Derby Sale. However, it was worth noting that whilst it is very competitive in the middle and top end of the market there is no appetite for individuals that fall below that level as reflected in the reduction in the clearance rate.
"Graduates continue to form the best promotion for this sale and both Native River and Sizing John, the last two years Gold Cup winners were both sold at the November NH Sale and reinforce the view that this sale prevails as the leading choice to source National Hunt stock. It was immensely satisfying to see so many UK buyers in addition to our loyal Irish buyers along with some new faces throughout the week. We are delighted for our loyal vendors, who have sent us their best National Hunt stock and have been duly rewarded.
"We would like to extend a thank you to everyone who has contributed to a successful 2018 at Tattersalls Ireland, and wish all our purchasers success on the track. We now turn our efforts towards the February NH Sale on 29 - 30 January 2019." (16:31)
Lot 1391: Herve Bunel, underbidder of today's top lot Let's Dance (Lot 1359), gets recompense when buying Laskaline for €70,000 from Ridge Manor Stud.
She is a Grade 3 and Listed winner in France and has had three foals by Mutathir, Authorized and Kapgarde.
The oldest named Alaskan Boy is a three-year-old and has already been placed over fences in France at Auteuil. (13:53)
Lot 1367A: the wildcard entry Sister Stephanie, consigned by Rahinston Stud, is bought by Treasa O'Keeffe for €60,000.
The mare will be heading to the Welsh-based Brook Farm, Penhow near to Newport.
The farm's significant claim to fame is as the breeder of the star chaser Cue Card.
"She is a young mare and we actually saw her at the Derby Sale and loved her - let's hope she is lucky, " said O'Keeffe.
The Beneficial mare is a daughter of the top class racemare and producer Spirit Leader, and is a half-sister to Prince Of Scars and Folsom Blue.
It is also the family of That's My Man, Crocodiles Rock and The Game Changer.
Her three-year-old half-brother by Court Cave was bought by Gordon Elliott for €120,000 at this year's Derby Sale. (13:01)
Lot 1364: Karalee, a French-bred mare by Martaline, who finished third in the Grade 1 Mares Champion Hurdle for trainer Willie Mullins, is bought by Katie Rudd for €65,000 on behalf of NBB Racing.
"She is a scopey mare with a good pedigree and Grade 1 form," said Rudd. "She is for an English client."
By Maraline, Karalee is out of the multiple Listed winner Change Partner (Turtle Island) and is a half-sister to Jamal Malik, the Listed winner of the Prix Wild Monarch Hurdle at Auteuil.
Under the second dam is Diamond King. he is in training with Gordon Elliott and is currently rated 145 (12:41)
Lot 1360: Brian and Sheila Mehigan of Hawthorn Villa Stud were the underbidders on August Kate, but the farm gets a result with Kate Appleby Shoes, purchased for €57,000.
"She is a scopey mare with a proper pedigree and a good race record," said the couple.
By Flemensfirth, the five-time winner Kate Appleby Shoes boasts winning black-type after her success in the Shannon Spray Mares Novice Hurdle (G3).
She is in-foal to Jukebox Jury on a April cover. (12:34)
Lot 1359: Let's Dance is bought by Katie Rudd on behalf of Bertrand Le Metayer's BLM Bloodstock for €200,000.
"She is going to France," said Rudd. "She has a lovely French pedigree, is by a good sire in Poliglote and is a maiden mare. She was a good racemare."
Let's Dance, from the Closutton draft, was a dual Grade 2 winner and a runner-up in the Champion 4yo Hurdle (G1) and the Mares Novice Hurdle (G1) at Fairyhouse.
She is out of the French Listed, Grade 2 placed mare Baraka Du Berlais (Bonnet Rouge).
it is the further family of Gitane Du Berlais, winner of the Solerina Novice Hurdle (G3) and the Scilly Isle Novice Chase (G1). (12:17)
Lot 1358: footballer Kevin Doyle goes to €85,000 for the Grade 1 winner Augusta Kate. She is a daughter of Yeats, out of the top level racemare Feathered Leader and in-foal to Champs Elysees, whose stock sold so well this week.
Doyle, who plays for Colorado Rapids and for Ireland, will be sending the mare to his father Paddy's stud, Slaney River Stud.
"She is a lovely mare with good form and we will be selling her progeny," added Doyle, who has four mares at his father's farm. "We have a foal by Champs Elysees at home and we really like him." (12:15)
Lot 1338: Kieran Mariga of Coolmara Stables in County Cork was delighted with his early purchase of the unraced Reine De Whitfield, consigned by Closutton Stables.
"She is by Robin Des Champs, which is great, and she has an early first cover to Soldier Of Fortune," said Mariga.
"She is a young mare and from a young family – her half-brother and sister have recent form, hopefully they will continue to progress.
"There are some nice mares here today."
This spring, the half-brother Angels Breath (Shantou) was a four-year-old winner of a point-to-point at Moira by 12l, having been purchased for €75,000 as a store horse in 2017.
The half-brother Outofthisworld, also by Shantou, won a bumper in March 2017, and picked up her first hurdle success a week ago by 8l. She is trained by Harry Fry. (11:33)
Day 5
Further increases on the final day of November NH Foal Sale A superb four days' of foal trade for the November NH Sale produced a record-breaking average price of €17,223 (+4%).
The 650 sold foals produced an aggregate of €11,195,200 (-4%) compared with 2017's turnover of €11,688,200, with a median of €11,500 (-8%).
Today's concluding foal session saw an improvement in the average to €10,335 (+8%), with the median to €6,750 (+4%). There was a decrease in the turnover to €1,260,850 (-13%).
The final day's top-priced foal (Lot 1076) was a son of the first-crop sire Cannock Chase, winner of the Grade 1 Canadian International. The dual-purpose sire Mount Nelson has been popular with buyers all week and the trend continued with Hugh Bleahen of Clifton Stud giving €46,000 for a colt out of Eoz, the dam of five winners from seven runners, headlined by the Henry VII Novice Hurdle (G1) runner-up, Charbel.
"This colt is a gorgeous individual. He is a great walker, we are lucky to see a foal like him - he is the stand out today. Mount Nelson is stamping his stock well and doing a good job," said Bleahen, adding: "Trade has been very strong this week."
Tomorrow's sale concluding session of NH broodmares and fillies starts at 11am. (19:18)
The trend of the average price increasing is maintained on the final day of November NH Foal Sale A superb four days' of foal trade for the November NH Sale produced a record-breaking average price of €17,223 (+4%). The 648 sold foals produced an aggregate of €11,195,200 (-4%) compared with 2017's turnover of €11,688,200, with a median of €11,500 (-8%). Today's concluding foal session saw an improvement in the average to €10,335 (+8%), with the median to €6,500 (+4%). There was a decrease in the turnover to €1,260,850 (-13%). The final day's top-priced foal (Lot 1076) was a son of the first-crop sire Cannock Chase, winner of the Grade 1 Canadian International.
The dual-purpose sire Mount Nelson has been popular with buyers all week and the trend continued with Hugh Bleahen of Clifton Stud giving €46,000 for a colt out of Eoz, the dam of five winners from seven runners, headlined by the Henry VII Novice Hurdle (G1) runner-up, Charbel.
"This colt is a gorgeous individual. He is a great walker, we are lucky to see a foal like him - he is the stand out today. Mount Nelson is stamping his stock well and doing a good job," said Bleahen, adding: "Trade has been very strong this week." Tomorrow's sale concluding session of NH broodmares and fillies starts at 11am. (19:17)
Lot 1275 and Lot 1277: from Dunahall Stud and by the Monsun sire Shirocco, this colt makes €24,000 bought by Brooklodge Farm.
He is out of Homelander (Presenting), a half-sister to the Grade 2 winner, Grade 1-placed Get Me Out Of Here, and to the Grade 1-placed Rock On the Moor.
It is the family of the Drinmore Novice Chase (G1) winner Harbour Pilot, and there are seven other black-type winners and runners under the third dam. (17:21)
Lot 1255: the well-grown son of Notnowcato, a half-brother to the black-type-placed Baily Cloud, makes €25,000. He is bought by Calluna House Stud, a third purchase this week.
He was sold by Knockhouse Stud, which has stood the stallion, who is a son of Inchinor, since 2014.
Notnowcato's best NH horse so far is the Grade 2 winner Old Guard, trained by Paul Nicholls.
This foal is out of Cap The Rose (Roselier), and her 2018 three-year-old gelding, a full brother to this foal, was bought by trainer Henry de Bromhead earlier this year for €78,000.
It is the further family of the top winners Alcapone, Carvill's Hill, Samlee and Flemenstar. (16:29)
Lot 1232: Kevin Ross Bloodstock adds an 11th lot to the batch of horses purchased this week - three of which were bought in association with alongside Ben Case .
This is the first Champs Elysees bought this week by Kevin Ross Bloodstock, and this colt is out of a half-sister to the Grade 2-placed Nicky Henderson-trained gelding Lough Derg Spirit (Westerner).
In October, the Westerner gelding won his first start over fences, the post-race analysis subsequently reporting that he "clearly needs more experience of fencing, but could take high order in his stable's pecking order of novice chasers." (15:57)
Lot 1227: from the second crop of the Arctic Tack Stud stallion Jet Away, a son of Cape Cross, this Barrons Hills Stud-consigned foal makes €23,000, the purchaser Ryeal Limited. He is the last to be sold this week by the sire.
The colt is out of the unraced Doyen mare Jet Setting Force, a grand-daughter of That's The Spirit, the dam of That's My Man and Spirit Leader.
The family also includes such good runners as the top level winners and performers Prince Of Scars, Folsom Blue, Crocodiles Rock and The Game Changer. (15:28)
Lot 1208: Michael Carty of Kilmoney Cottage Stud buys Patrick Murphy's Mount Nelson colt for €30,000.
"He is a very nice horse and by the up and coming Mount Nelson, whose progeny have sold well all week," said Carty, who has bought three foals over the week's sale. (15:19)
Lot 1198: William and Mandy Bryan spend €32,000 on the Getaway colt out of Chestnut, from the family of Trabolgan, sold by Ennel Bloodstock.
The bidding was confidently carried out by son Josh, on a working holiday from his job as apprentice with Kingsclere trainer Andrew Balding.
"We have a number of Getaways at home," said Willie Bryan, a regular Tattersalls Ireland buyer and over in Ireland from Shrewsbury in the UK. "They have fabulous temperaments and we are very keen on the sire. This foal is a good model and has a spring in his step, he will either be resold or we might point him."
Josh, who has ridden 60 winners but is considering in the long-term a role in the bloodstock industry after racing, is heading back to work on Monday and has rides lined up next week. (14:40)
Lot 1175 and Lot 1176: Court Cave and Westerner colts from Moyfinn Stud sell for €20,000 apiece.
Lot 1176, the Westerner April-born colt out of Lady Taipan, is half-brother to the five-year-old Champagne Court, who was placed once in a NHF race at Cheltenham in October, hsi first run outside of the point-to-point field.
Trained by Jeremy Scott, the gelding has chances of picking up some Listed form on Sunday as he is entered in a Listed bumper back at Cheltenham on Sunday. (13:58)
Lot 1159: Rathbarry Stud buys a ninth lot this week going to €25,000 for the son of Westerner from Marston Stud's draft of three.
He is out of Onewayortheother, the dam of the four-year-old Birchdale (Jeremy), winner of one point-to-point from one start this spring 2018 (13:51)
Lot 1151: the Telescope colt out of the good racemare Senorita Rumbalita, the dam of the winning, Listed-placed Havana Dancer, makes €34,000, sold by Ballincurrig House Stud to Country Agri.
Since the catalogue was put together the mare's four-year-old Havana Hermano has been placed once in a NHF race for trainer Stuart Edmunds. (13:08)
Lot 1133: the demand for stock by Mount Nelson shows no sign of abating, and this colt is bought by Hugh Bleahen of Clifton Farm for €46,000.
"He is a gorgeous individual," said Bleahen. "He is a great walker, we are lucky to see a foal like him – he is the stand out today.
"Mount Nelson is stamping his stock well and doing a good job," said Bleahen, adding: "Trade has been very strong this week."
The colt's dam Eoz is the dam of five winners from seven runners, headlined by Charbel (Iffraaj), who was a Listed NHF race winner, and finished second in the Group 2 Kennel Gate Novice Hurdle and the Henry VII Novice Hurdle (G1).
There are nine lots left by Mount Nelson to sell, and the dual-purpose sire is averaging €19,326 for 35 foals sold. (12:33)
Lot 1126: Denis Cummins goes to €19,000 for the Soldier Of Fortune colt from the family of Saddlers Encore and Seskin Bridge. He was sold by Whitechurch House.
The Galileo sire is currently averaging €21,174 for 46 foals sold. His top price is €68,000 for Lot 672. (12:07)
Lot 1090: the County Tipperary-based Gatterstown Stud spends €22,000 on the Malinas colt consigned by Mr. Pat Kennedy and Ms. Barbara Harding.
He is out of the Presenting mare Cela Dawn, a daughter of Aillwee Dawn, a three time winner and third in a Listed handicap Hurdle at Dundalk.
Malinas, a runner-up in the Deutsches Derby (G1), has stood for three seasons at Glenview Stud having previously been based at Haras de la Hetraie and Yorton Farm Stud. (11:24)
Lot 1076: the bay colt by first-crop sire Cannock Chase makes €55,000.
Cannock Chase, a son of Lemon Drop Kid, won the Tercentenary Stakes (G3) at Royal Ascot and the Canadian International (G1).
He stands for £3,000 at Worsall Grange Stud, consignor of this colt.
Dam Super Faida (Desert Prince) was a winner as a juvenile in Italy and went to win five times over jumps in the country, victories that included the Grade 1 Gran Criterium d'Autunno Hurdle at Merano. (10:57)

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