Guineas Breeze Up & Horses in Training Sale
Kodiac Filly Tops Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale At the conclusion of the 2019 Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale, Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony commented:
“An abundance of overseas buyers from throughout Europe and the Gulf region, a significantly improved clearance rate of 86 per cent and a record turnover for the Horses in Training section of the fixture are all positives to take from the year’s renewal of the Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale.
"Buyers from Italy, Greece, Poland, Scandinavia and Spain, as well as a strong contingent of buyers from Dubai, Kuwait and Qatar, have all contributed to a clearance rate that has only been bettered once since 2012, but the sector of the market that has not matched recent renewals is the top end and the decline in average and turnover reflects this aspect of the sale.
"As ever there have been some very pleasing pinhooking successes, but overall there has been a shortage of highlights and domestic buyers have been a little restrained in comparison with the sustained overseas demand.
“The horses in training section of the sale continues to be popular and turnover just shy of a million is a new high, as is the median and the 90 per cent clearance rate which again demonstrates the enduring appeal of sales of this nature at Tattersalls.
"We will continue to work on attracting quality lots to this fixture, both breeze up two-year-olds and horses in training, and look forward to seeing plenty of racecourse success from the sale throughout 2019." (23:40)
Sale statistics: +/- compared with figures from last year
Lots catalogued: 309 (329)
Lots offered: 237 (266)
Lots sold: 205 (204)
% sold: 86% (77%)
Aggregate: 4,462,800gns (-14%)
Median: 14,000gns (-7%)
Average: 21,770gns (-15%) (23:30)
Guineas Breeze Up Sale
Sale statistics: +/- compared with figures from last year
Lots catalogued: 175 (235)
Lots offered: 144 (194)
Lots sold: 121 (143)
% sold: 84% (74%)
Aggregate: 3,489,500gns (-26%)
Median: 24,000gns (0%)
Average: 28,839gns (-12%)
Top lot: Lot 293
, Kodiac-Peace Palace (Archipenko), bought by Creighton Schwartz / Dance Thoroughbreds for 150,000gns from Oaks Farm Stables.
Leading purchasers (by aggregate): 1. Highflyer Bloodstock / Alan King, 2. Rabbah Bloodstock, 3. Blandford Bloodstock
Leading consignors (by aggregate): 1. Tally-Ho Stud, 2. Knockanglass Stables, 3. Meadowview Stables
Leading sire (by aggregate): 1. Kodiac, 2. Lope De Vega, 3. Outstrip
Leading sire (by average, 2+ sold): 1. Lope De Vega, 2. Poet's Voice, 3. Kodiac (19:58)
the Sepoy filly from Egmont Stud makes 95,000gns, another to reward patience having been not sold as a yearling for 9,500gns.
"She is a very strong filly and did an exceptional breeze," said purchaser Richard Brown of Blandford Bloodstock. "She is going into training with Richard Hughes. I so like Sepoy's progeny."
Brown also purchased the Fred Darling Stakes (G3) winner Dabyah – a leading daughter of Sepoy – here as a yearling in October Book 2.
"This filly has been straightforward throughout, and has been very busy here," reported Mark and Paula Flannery of Egmont Stud.
The filly is out of Rhythm Excel, a full-sister to Rewarding Hero, a Listed winner and Group 1 runner-up in Hong Kong, and a half-sister to Dance And Dance, a runner-up in Diomed Stakes (G3). (19:42)
BMS Group Slawomir Pegza went to 70,000gns for the Candy Ride colt breezed by Tally-Ho Stud.
The colt is out of the D'Wildcat mare Promise Me A Cat and was purchased for $27,000 as a yearling in the US.
Tally-Ho Stud sold the top lot at the Craven Sale – the Kingman filly who fetched 850,000gns, bought by Godolphin (19:16)
the Holy Roman Emperor filly makes 67,000gns and is heading to Pegaz Stud in Poland. The farm, which has around 20 mares, stands the stallion Balios.
Breeder Andrzej Zielinski and agent Witold Miedzianowski said: "We did not think we'd have to pay that much for her, but she did a good breeze in a fast time. She will come back to Poland – if she is good enough we can travel her to run in France or Germany."
Pegaz Stud are one of the leading breeders in Poland, producing the winners of the country's top races, such as the Polish Derby, the Oaks Stakes and the Wielka Warszawska.
It was one of the pinhook results of the day - as a yearling the filly was bought for just 1,000gns through Emerald Bloodstock. (19:15)
becomes our top lot of the day when selling to Creighton Schwartz / Dance Thoroughbreds for 150,000gns.
"We thought she was the nicest filly in the sale today," said Daniel Creighton. "She is by Kodiac, has a good pedigree and did a very professional breeze. She shouldn't be too long and should be ready to run soon."
The filly, a daughter of the Archipenko mare Peace Palace, was a €60,000 foal purchase from Lisieux Stud by Highbank Stud, but she failed to sell onas a yearling.
"It sometimes happens, you have to be patient," said Martin Wainwright of Highbank Stud. "We really liked her and believed in her and it has paid off today.
"She breezed well and did a good time - we'd have been upset if we had not got a price like this today and we might have been tempted to keep and race her."
Consignor Mark Dwyer said: "She came to me from the yearling sales to be broken then went back to the Highbank, returning in January.
"She has been a pleasure to deal with throughout, a natural – she is one who could be on target for a certain date in June." (19:07)
the 75,000gns paid by Elliott for Lot 281
is quickly matched by Highflyer Bloodstock and Alan King, who bought this colt by Lope De Vega.
"We were waiting to buy this horse - and I am relieved that it has worked out, we really wanted him," said Anthony Bromley. "He is by Lope De Vega, who is a top sire, and he is lovely big strong horse from a very good hotel. I bought Severance (Nathaniel) off the consignors last year- he is training with Mick Channon, won at Haydock and and goes for the Chester Vase next week."
The Lope De Vega colt was bought as a yearling by Willie and Brian Slattery of Meadowlands Stud for just 10,000gns.
"He was the very last lot in the ring through Book 2 on day three," said Willie Slattery, whose patience was well rewarded today. "We loved him, he has been so straightforward and are delighted with this sale." (18:51)
Alex Elliott buys the Mukhadram filly for 75,000gns on behalf of the Mr and Mrs Turnbull of Elwick Stud.
"I really like this filly," said Elliott. "She did an extremely good breeze for a big filly who will be a backend two-year-old and more of a three-year-old type.
"I was in the US when Simon Callaghan-trained Qaraaba, and he really felt she could have been a Group 1 filly. She has already produced a stakes horse, who has been a Group 1 third, and it is a pedigree that could start to grow.
"She has been bought with broodmare possibilities and could be one for Elwick's Mondialiste further down the line.
This filly will probably have a break now and then head to a northern-based trainer." (18:35)
the Cable Bay colt from Meadowview Stables makes 72,000gns and becomes a joint top-price for today.
"He is to go into training in Newmarket," said purchaser Richard Frisby. "He is a nice sort, he breezed and vetted well. Cable Bay has made a good start too."
First-season stallion Cable Bay is already the sire of three winners of four races – Electric Ladybird has won her two career starts to date and is entered in next week's Listed Lily Agnes Stakes at Chester. (18:04)
from Ardglas Stables this son of Charm Spirit makes 45,000gns, having been bought for €18,000 as a yearling in France at Osarus September Sale.
He is a half-brother to the Listed-placed Cabanac and a grand-son of the Group 3 winner Ing Ing (Bering).
He was bought by Durcan Bloodstock, who also bought two lots in today's earlier horses in training session. (17:16)
the Starspangledbanner colt, bred and sold by Morna McDowall, fetches 70,000gns. He was bought by Geoff Price for Happy Valley Racing and goes into training with Stuart Williams.
"We spent too much!" laughed Price, "but Stuart kept saying, 'Go one more!' I thought we had him at 60,000gns, but we are delighted to have him – we were near the top of our budget!
"We looks a real two-year-old type and is by a good two-year-old sire - let's hope he is lucky. He goes from here to Stuart's."
McDowell added: "He looks a real fun horse and I hope he is lucky for his new owners." (16:24)
the daughter of Zoffany gives consignors Leamore Horses Ltd a great return on its autumn yearling pinhook investment of €6,000 when selling today for 62,000gns.
Tom Goff was the purchaser and said: "She is for trainer George Baker. She is a lovely, racey and shapely sort, breezed well and George won't be waiting too long for her. She has a top back pedigree too."
The filly is a grand-daughter of Renashaan (Darshaan), the dam of the champion and multiple Group 1 winner Alexander Goldrun and the Group 3 winner, Medecis.
The filly's own dam Dashing (Sadler's Wells) has had three winners from four runners.
It has been a great spring for Leamore Horses, run by the husband and wife team of Cormac Farrell and Anna Calder – the pair also sold the point-to-point winner Wide Receiver to Tom Malone and Gordon Elliott for £410,000 at the February Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham Sale. (16:05)
David Redvers spent 45,000gns on this daughter of first-season sire Ivawood, sold by C.A.J. Stables.
"She is for a partnership of friends," smiled Redvers. "She goes into training Ben Haslam – he did so well with Castle Hill Cassie last year. This filly did a good breeze and her sire Ivawood has made a good start."
Castle Hill Cassie, a Listed winner at Pontefract last August and rated 100, was part-owned by Redvers, who added: "She is safely in-foal to Zoustar and is on her way back to Tweenhills." (16:00)
Ajay Anne's Dubai-based New Approach Bloodstock, which purchased four lots in today's horses in training section, adds to the haul with this colt by Union Rags. He cost 55,000gns and was sold by Grove Stud.
He is out of the US Listed-placed mare Brown Eyed Mary (Pulpit). (15:21)
trainer David Elsworth spends 60,000gns on this colt by Due Diligence, sold by Klbrew Stables.
He is a half-brother to four winners and from the family of the Group 2 placed sprinter Watching, and the Group 1 runner-up Princess Loulou.
The colt has rewarded the consignors for their patience – he was not sold as a yearling at the December Yearling Sale.
First-crop sire Due Diligence, a son of War Front, has already had two winners, including Littledidyouknow, the winner of his two career starts to date. (15:11)
Creighton Schwartz/Dance Thoroughbreds goes to 45,000gns for the Cityscape filly offered by The Bloodstock Connection.
She is out of the Wizard King mare Wizby and is a half-sister to Cockney Bob, who was twice placed at Listed level in France.
She was a 7,5000gns purchase by John Hassett at the October Book 3 Yearling Sale. (15:06)
in a private sale with consignor Ardglas Stables, Guillermo Arizkorreta buys the Lope De Vega colt out of Short Affair for 55,000gns. He had been a pinhook yearling purchase of 21,000gns at October Book 2.
Short Skirt is an Italian Group 3-placed daughter of Singspiel and from the family of Group 1 runner-up Whitewater Affair, Group 2 winner Little Rock amd Group 3 third Short Skirt. (14:43)
the first half hour of the Guineas Breeze Up session sees the action start early ... the only lot to sell today by Sea The Moon fetching 55,000gns.
The chestnut colt, offered by Tally-Ho Stud, was bought by Anthony Bromley of Highflyer Bloodstock. Bromley was standing with trainer Alan King.
The colt is out of the unraced mare Selenography (Selkirk), a daughter of Slew The Moon (Kiltwood), the winner of eight races, including the Gran Premio Gilberto Lerena (G1) in Argentina.
The team matches the same figure when quickly purchasing again – Lot 150
, a colt by Poet's Voice. He was sold by Kilminfoyle House Stud. (14:06)
Guineas Horses in Training Sale
Guineas Horses in Training Sale statistics: +/- compared with figures from last year
Lots catalogued: 134 (94)
Lots offered: 93 (72)
Lots sold: 84 (61)
% sold: 90% (85%)
Aggregate: 973,300gns (+79%)
Median: 9,500gns (+111%)
Average: 11,587gns (+30%) (13:58)
Bodhicitta, a three-year-old Showcasing filly sold by the Irish-based Michael O'Callaghan Racing, is bought by Meah Lloyd Bloodstock for 60,000gns.
"She is going to California and into training with Richard Baltas. Her new owner is Calvin Nguyen - he has Del Mar May, whom we bought, due to run in the Grade 2 Eight Belles Stakes at Churchill Downs this weekend. They have travelled over and have been this watching this online!
"She is a maiden and will be running in a $85,000 maiden - she is eligible for a 'ship and you win' bonus."
Bodhicitta has run seven times and finished in the placings on four occasions.
The ship and you win bonus pays an extra 40 per cent bonus on top of purse money in the horse's first race in the state of California. (13:57)
the 90-rated Space Bandit's future career is to be in Dubai, purchased today by New Approach Bloodstock and joining four other purchases made today by the agency.
All have been bought for Dubai-based trainer Helal Al Alwai.
"We came especially for this horse, he was our main goal," said Al Alawi. "He is well rated and will be a Carnival horse. He is by Shamardal and they go well in Dubai, on the Dirt. He has acted well at Southwell and that is the closest – it is left-handed and the surface resembles Dirt."
The team matches the purchase sum with its purchase of Wild Card entry Lot 134
, Geneticist (Footstepsinthesand). (13:44)
Global Conqueror, a two-time winning son of Dubawi, is bought by Ajay Anne's Dubai-based New Approach Bloodstock for 36,000gns. It is a third purchase this morning by the purchaser - adding to Lot 60
(18,000gns) and Lot 85
Simon Crisford's Kremlin House Stables consigned the gelding on behalf of Godolphin. He is rated 88, and won last summer off a mark of 85. (12:58)
the bidding opened up for Executive Force, rated 97, at 50,000gns and ended at 65,000gns to a winning bid from the former jockey Ted Durcan, signing as Durcan Bloodstock/A Alabdullatif.
"He is going to Saudi Arabia," explained Durcan. "He is probably exposed now here, but there will be lots of options for him in the Middle East. It is the off-season now, so he will have a break ahead of the autumn campaign. He is a sound, capable horse and should be fun."
A son of Sepoy, Executive Force, trained by Michael Wigham since January 2018, has one Turf maiden win by his name, but six wins on the All-Weather. His last victory came in February at Lingfield off a mark of 93. (12:00)
Tom Goff of Blandford Bloodstock signs for Water's Edge at 30,000gns, the colt by Footstepsinthesand making his way to trainer George Baker.
"He has some scope and some class," said Goff.
The three-year-old colt, previously trained by James Tate and sold by Rabbah Bloodstock, won in February at Lingfield and been placed three times from seven starts.
He is out of a half-sister to the Group 1 winner Ransom O'War.
The previous offering from Tate's Jamesfield Stables (Lot 53
) was purchased by NH trainer Charlie Mann. The Sir Percy three-year-old chestnut colt is called Percy Alexander and is a winner and runner-up over 1m1f100yds and 1m2f since the catalogue was published. (11:30)
the three-year-old half-sister to the Coventry Stakes (G2) winner and National Stud-based sire Rajasinge (Choisir) makes 13,000gns.
She is by Born To Sea and is unraced. Named Le Freak she is also half-sister to Kurland, a winning Listed-placed daughter of Kheleyf, and to a further five further winners. (11:01)
Kodi Dream, sold by trainer Roger Fell's Arthington Barn, sells for 16,000gns. The winning Coach House three-year-old gelding bought by the Sicilian-based Scuderia Cuschieri.
The gelding, formerly owned by Nick Bradley Racing 29 & Partner, has now won two races at three years – once since the catalogue was published – and has been placed four times. (10:39)
The Guineas Horses in Training session starts today at 10am.
All lots are listed here in sale day live alongside all the withdrawals, updates and important notices concerning today's sale.
There will also be updates throughout the day on twitter: @Tattersalls1766 (09:06)
Craven Breeze Up Sale
Chairman's statement: At the conclusion of the 2019 Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale, Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony commented;
“An improved clearance rate and a good cross section of buyers, both domestic and overseas, are positives to take from the 2019 renewal of the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale.
"We deliberately catalogued fewer two-year-olds than last year and understandably the turnover has reflected this decision, but it was definitely prudent to keep a tighter rein on the numbers.
"The sale has as ever produced some outstanding pinhooking successes, most notably Tally-Ho Stud’s outstanding 850,000 guineas Kingman filly, who is the highest-priced filly ever sold at a European Breeze Up Sale.
"It has been encouraging to see new faces from Hong Kong and the USA participating, as well as a significant number of buyers from throughout the Gulf region active at all levels of the market.
"Trainers have also responded positively to the new £15,000 Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Bonus and we look forward to rewarding owners for their confidence in the Craven Breeze Up as the season unfolds.
"In the meantime we look forward to the forthcoming Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale which features a further 172 quality Breeze Up two-year-olds and 132 horses in training." (20:41)
Sale statistics: +/- compared with figures from last year
Lots catalogued: 147 (172)
Lots offered: 109 (142)
Lots sold: 85 (94)
% sold: 78% (66%)
Aggregate: 10,343,000gns (-22%)
Median: 85,000gns (+13%)
Average: 121,682gns (-14%)
Top lot: Lot 6
, Kingman-Shurl (Acclamation), bought by Godolphin for 850,000gns from Tally-Ho Stud. A record sale price for a filly.
Leading purchasers (by aggregate): 1. Godolphin, 2. C Gordon -Watson Bloodstock, 3. Cool Silk Partnership / Stroud Coleman Bloodstock
Leading consignors (by aggregate): 1. Oak Tree Farm, 2. Mocklershill, 3. Tally-Ho Stud
Leading sire (by aggregate): 1. Kingman, 2. Night Of Thunder, 3. Invincible Spirit
Leading sire (by average, 2+ sold): 1. Kingman, 2. Night Of Thunder, 3. Starspangledbanner (12:00)
Day 2 Statistics: +/- compared with figures from last year
Lots catalogued: 74 (86)
Lots offered: 52 (76)
Lots sold: 42 (56)
% sold: 80% (74%)
Aggregate: 5,082,000gns (-37%)
Median: 85,000gns (+10%)
Average: 121,000gns (-16%)
Top D2 lot: Lot 122
, Invincible Spirit-Mare Nostrum (Caerleon), sold by Oak Tree Farm Stud to Godolphin for 575,000gns (20:25)
colts by Night Of Thunder have been popular this week and this Houghton Bloodstock-consigned colt maintains the form selling to Godolphin for 300,000gns. He was a €60,000 yearling purchase.
The four lots sold this week by the first-season sire have fetched an average price of 255,000gns.
Out of the Authorized mare Permission Slip, this colt is from the family of the champion two-year-old filly and Queen Mary Stakes (G2) winner Bint Allayl and the Group 3 Jersey Stakes winner Kheleyf. (20:13)
"I was delighted to get the chance to buy a Shamardal last year," said Grove Stud's Brendan Holland after selling this colt by the sire for 340,000gns. He bought the colt for 150,000gns in October Book 2.
"I had a sold a filly by Shamardal before and she went on to be a Group 1 winner for Roger Varian.
"I knew this family really well too – Kevin Lynch had the Hoity Toity and bred Lillie Langtry and Count of Limonade and he is just a mile away from us at home."
The US-based Sam Wright, who is purchasing on behalf of a Hong Kong-based client, signed for the colt. (20:09)
the Oak Tree Farm-consigned Invincible Spirit colt out of the Group 3 winner and Group 1 Prix Vermeille third Mare Nostrum (Caerleon) was bought by Godolphin for 575,0000gns. Justin Casse was underbidder.
The colt did a great breeze - all the more meritorious as his rein snapped through the piece of work meaning the gallop could not be completed successfully. A new rein was found and the colt breezed for a second time, putting in a strong time and a good performance.
"He showed a remarkable temperament to essentially breeze twice and did a good breeze the second time," said bloodstock agent Anthony Stroud. "He looks a lovely colt, is from a strong Niarchos pedigree and Norman does a great job producing these horses."
Williamson said: "He proved that he is a good sound colt, he did a fantastic breeze, he is a lovely horse. I have been lucky with the breeder before – I sold War Of Will last year."
A son of War Front, War Of Will was a Grade 1 runner-up last September, finished fifth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) and was successful at Grade 2 level in February. He is trained in the US by Mark Casse, having been purchased by his brother Justin - and today's underbidder – last spring. (19:52)
the strong market for fillies continues, C. H. Thoroughbreds sells this attractive bay filly to Highland Yard LLC / Harvey Bloodstock for 280,000gns. She is a daughter of the young US sire Competitive Edge (Super Saver), who won the Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes as a two-year-old.
"I was in the US and saw some by the sire and thought they were nice horses," explained consignor Cian Hughes. "Her page caught my eye in the yearling catalogue – her dam was Group 3 placed in France – so I took a look at her. She is a lovely filly and I did not think we'd buy her.
"She is a real two-year-old type, but I have not been hard on her, I like to mind them."
Hughes worked for long-time breeze-up consignor Jim McCartan and prepares both Flat and NH horses. He also got a great result at the Tattersalls Cheltenham Sale last December when selling point-to-point winner Chantry House for £295,000.
The filly was the sole lot brought to the Craven Sale by Hughes, who said: "I knew from working with Jim that I had to bring a nice one here."
He has one lot to come to the Guineas Breeze Up Sale - a colt by Wicked Strong (Lot 196).
Purchaser Harvey Bloodstock is run by Daithi Harvey. "She is a gorgeous beautiful filly," said Harvey. "She did a good sectionals, but is also out of a mare rated 107, who was a 10-furlong performer so we hope she'll train on as a three-year-old too.
"She goes to trainer Gavin Cromwell and is for Lindsay Laroche, who had Princess Yaiza with Gavin. Lindsay is building up a breeding programme, hopefully this filly will get some stakes form and be able to join the broodmare band." (19:06)
Jake Warren outbids the competition from Jono Mills, standing in the alleyway, and David Redvers, who was at the top of the stairs, for this athletic filly by No Nay Never from Star Bloodstock. She cost purchasers John & Jake Warren 230,000gns, having been purchased as a yearling for £40,000.
"She is for Bermuda Thoroughbred Racing Limited," reported Warren. "We had some luck last year with Queen Of Bermuda and Simon Scupham of Bermuda is keen to make the next investment – let's hope the success can be replicated.
"She is lovely filly, she did a cracking breeze and looks a real Royal Ascot filly. She will stay to be trained in Newmarket and is likely to go to the same trainer as Queen Of Bermuda."
Star Bloodstock's Matt Eves said: "When we bought her No Nay Never had not really kicked off, and we managed to buy her at a good price - however her sire was not really a factor in her purchase, it was more her physical. We are lucky that it has all come into line since.
"She has always been a pro and she did the 13th fastest breeze and was the third-fastest filly. She had a lot of vets and a lot of traffic." (18:35)
the only Medaglia D'Oro colt in the sale is bought by Godolphin, Anthony Stroud in the sale ring bidding alongside Sheikh Mohammed.
The Lynn Lodge-consigned colt, who is out of a Henrythenavigator half-sister to Grade 1 winner A P Valentine, fetched 280,00gns. (18:26)
the Cool Silk Partnership adds to yesterday's purchase of Lot 47
(More Than Ready filly, 230,000gns) when going to 120,000gns for this chestnut colt by Orb.
He was sold by Star Bloodstock having been purchased for $45,000 last autumn.
Orb stands at Claiborne Farm and is Kentucky Derby-winning son of Malibu Moon. (18:10)
Selling for Session 2 of the Craven Sale 2019 starts at 6pm tonight. (15:53)
Day 1 Statistics: +/- compared with figures from last year
Lots catalogued: 73 (86)
Lots offered: 57 (66)
Lots sold: 43 (38)
% sold: 75% (58%)
Aggregate: 5,261,000gns (+1%)
Median: 70,000gns (-7%)
Average: 122,349gns (-11%)
Top lot: Lot 6
, Kingman-Shyrl (Acclamation), sold by Tally-Ho Stud to Godolphin for 850,000gns*
Leading purchasers (by aggregate): 1. Godolphin, 2. Jane Chapple-Hyam, 3. Cool Silk Partnership / Stroud Coleman Bloodstock
Leading consignor (by aggregate): 1. Tally-Ho Stud, 2. Mocklershill, 3. Lynn Lodge Stud
Leading sire (by aggregate): 1. Kingman, 2. Night Of Thunder, 3. Kodiac
Leading sire (by average, 2+ sold): 1. Kingman, 2. Night Of Thunder, 3. Zoffany
*record price for a filly at the Craven Sale (20:48)
the son of Wootton Bassett is bought by SackvilleDonald on behalf of P K Siu, owner of the Group 2 winner Stormy Antarctic.
The colt, who cost his new connections 210,000gns, was sold by Kilminfoyle House Stud and is from the family of Almanzor, the European champion three-year-old colt of 2017 and also by Wootton Bassett.
He is to go into training with Ed Walker, who also trains the six-year-old gelding Stormy Antarctic. He who won the Group 3 Kalkmann Fruhjahrs-Meile at Dusseldorf at the beginning of this month. (20:44)
Matt Coleman bids successfully on this More Than Ready filly on behalf of the Cool Silk Partnership. Sold by Mayfield Stables, she cost 230,000gns.
"She put in a good time – when one really strikes you before and puts in a good time too....!" said Peter Swann of the Cool Silk Partnership.
"She is well-balanced, and did well on the ground - she looks quite mature and should be one who we can get on with - there are a few options for her.
"We need to decide on a trainer, but it will probably be Richard Fahey."
Fahey trains the Cool Silk Partnership's flagbearer Sands Of Mali. The Group 1-winning sprinter was a £75,000 Cool Silk Partnership / Stroud Coleman Bloodstock breeze-up purchase at 2017's Tattersalls Ascot Breeze Up Sale. (19:49)
"He is a gorgeous horse," said Norman Williamson of Oak Tree Farm after selling this colt by Farhh for 300,000gns to Godolphin.
Williamson and Mags O'Toole purchased the colt here at last year's Book 3 Yearling Sale for 35,000gns.
"It is a bit of a funny story," continues Williamson. "It was towards the end of the yearling sale here and I couldn't get a flight home. I thought I would have a look around, Farhh had done well and I saw this colt and just thought, 'Wow!'"
Out of a winning daughter of Nayef, the colt is a grandson of Winona (Alzao), winner of the Irish Oaks (G1) and third in the Coronation Stakes (G1). (19:34)