• Purchaser: Margaret O'Toole
  • Price: £100,000
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The Denis Murphy-trained Baptism Of Fire made an eye catching debut to win the four-year-old maiden at Courtown in the hands of Jamie Codd. The €48,000 store travelled well throughout this contest that was notably faster than the second division on testing ground conditions. While the leaders pulled away from the gelding three-out, the son of Jeremy soon got into top gear coming home well to get up in the shadow of the post. It seems that this good-looking bay could show plenty of improvement for this effort and may well develop into an exciting sort under rules in the future.

  • Consignor: Ballyboy Stables (Denis Murphy)
Other Sales for this Lot
Derby Sale 2018 lot 386, Railstown Stud (Agent)=>Denis Murphy €48,000
Sales for Half Brothers/Sisters
November National Hunt Sale 2017 lot 1088 C. by Califet (FR) 2017, Glynn Stud=>Boardsmill Stud €12,500
November National Hunt Sale 2013 lot 489 C. by Milan (GB) 2013, Mr. Seamus Cooney=>Abbey Farm €14,500