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Record October Sale Turnover After Book 1

Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale came to a close with record turnover of 106 million guineas and a decade-best clearance rate of 86% for the three-day sale.

Record October Sale Turnover After Book 1

Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale came to a close with record turnover of 106 million guineas and a decade-best clearance rate of 86% for the three-day sale.

Some 14 lots topped the million guinea mark whilst 59 lots sold for 500,000 guineas of more.

The leading consignor for the sale was the Jacobs Family’s Newsells Park Stud selling three million guineas lots with their draft of 22 lots realising a total of 11,055,000 guineas.


Their Dubawi daughter of Giants Play sold for 1.2 million guineas to be equal top trade on the final day.

The G2 winning daughter of Giant’s Causeway has already produced two Group/Listed performers and is a daughter of the G1 Fillies’ Mile heroine Playful Act, herself a sibling to the G1 winners Nathaniel and Great Heavens.

The filly was purchased by Stroud Coleman Bloodstock.

Barrownstown Stud have enjoyed a fruitful week at Tattersalls with the six lots realising just shy of 4 million guineas.

Leading the way on the final day was the Galileo half-sister to the G2 July Stakes and Richmond Stakes winner Ivawood.

The daughter of the Red Ransom mare Keenes Royale was knocked down to Anthony Stroud for 1.2 million after he saw off the efforts of underbidder Kerri Radcliffe.

Top colts on day 3 were by Sea The Stars and Invincible Spirit.

The Sea The Stars colt from Elle Same for 900,000 guineas to the bid of Stroud Coleman Bloodstock.

The Listed placed daughter of Samum mare is out of the champion German mare and producer Elle Danzig, winner of three G1 races and dam of six Group/Listed performers.

Shadwell Estates bought the the Invincible Spirit colt out of the Montjeu mare Monzza, a daughter of G1 winning mare Zee Zee Top and a sister to G1 winner Izzi Pop.

Tattersalls chairman Edmond Mahony commented: “It is an extraordinary statistic that for seven consecutive years Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale has produced record turnover climbing from just over 50 million guineas in 2011 to this year’s record of more than 105 million guineas.

“From start to finish there has been fierce international competition for the cream of the European yearling crop and the sale producing the world’s highest priced yearling for the seventh year in a row.”

Books 2, 3 and 4 of the October Yearling Sale start on Monday.

Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1 Day 2 2018


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