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  • Purchaser: Henry De Bromhead
  • Price: £195,000

Ballybough Native will most certainly have been quickly added to many people’s shopping list after an impressive debut performance which saw him win by no fewer than 13 lengths in a point-to-point bumper at Tipperary. Moving through stylishly to take a share of the lead with two furlongs to race, he only ever had to be shaken up by his rider to quickly take control of the race and had victory comfortably sewn up before entering the final furlong such was his superiority over his rivals. Given that the Robcour-owned runner-up was a half-brother to the recent Grade 2 winner Dreal Deal, and the fourth cost €50,000 at the Derby Sale as a close relation of former Champion Hurdler Binocular, he comprehensively outclassed some very nice individuals to suggest he is a talented horse for the future.

Other Sales for this Lot
May Store Sale 2019 lot 38, Kilcoo Stud=>Lot Not Sold €24,000
February National Hunt Sale 2017 lot 264, Cloney Stud=>Vendor €6,000
Sales for Half Brothers/Sisters
Ascot March Sale 2018 lot 105 Control Me (IRE) (F. by Yeats (IRE)), Station Yard (Francesca Nimmo)=>Lot Not Sold £19,000
Cheltenham January Sale 2016 lot 22 Clondaw Nell (IRE) (M. by Oscar (IRE)), Moate Stables (Michael Goff)=>Nick Pearce / Simon Tindall £14,000
November National Hunt Sale 2015 lot 1333 F. by Oscar (IRE) 2012, Mr. Brian Kavanagh=>Traveling Light Syndicate €5,000
November National Hunt Sale 2015 lot 314 C. by Oscar (IRE) 2015, Ridge Manor Stud=>Michael Tallon €10,000
Derby Sale 2014 lot 208 F. by Oscar (IRE) 2011, Cloney Stud=>Michael Goff €8,000