International Sales News

Magnier takes Keeneland spend to $5m-plus with Curlin colt leading the way

The Book 1-topping Quality Road (Elusive Quality) colt that cost US$1.6 million (approx. AU$2.18 million) highlighted a strong second session for Stonestreet Bred & Raised at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.  The colt, purchased by Woodford Racing and West Point Thoroughbreds, was the first of two seven-figure yearlings produced by Stonestreet sold on Tuesday. Coolmore’s... Read More

Darby Racing secure a pair of Galileo colts at Tattersalls

Darby Racing were active at the second session of the Tattersalls August Sale yesterday, picking up two colts by the late Galileo (Sadler’s Wells) from the Ballydoyle draft. The Aidan O’Brien-trained three-year-olds Father’s Day (Lot 391) and Iowa (Lot 393) were secured in a matter of minutes by Hubie De Burgh of De Burgh Equine... Read More

‘There’s been a real buzz’ – Harry Angel colt tops two-day Goffs Premier sale

Intensity of trade built on an upward curve throughout the two-day Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale, which concluded on Wednesday, and the final results duly made for positive reading, particularly the rock-solid clearance rate of 89 per cent. The two days of trade saw 326 of 366 offered lots change hands, which in turn generated... Read More

Goffs to host new Dubai World Cup Breeze-Up Sale at Meydan next year

The Dubai Racing Club has appointed Goffs to conduct a new breeze-up sale at Meydan racecourse two days before the Dubai World Cup (Gr 1, 2000m).  The Dubai World Cup Breeze-Up Sale, on Thursday, March 24, will be confined to 69 two-year-olds that will be sourced from vendors by Goffs.  Having been shipped to Dubai... Read More

Gordon-Watson goes to €2.4 million for ‘best Dubawi filly I’ve ever seen”

Yulong buy Galileo filly while broodmare investment pays off for Crabtree A Dubawi (Dubai Millennium) filly from a truly outstanding Niarchos family and consigned by Haras d’Etreham blew the lid off the second day of the Arqana August Yearling Sale when selling to Charlie Gordon-Watson for €2.4 million (approx. AU$3.85m). The attractive February-born filly is... Read More

Extraordinary top-level roll call as Tattersalls announces Book 1 catalogue for the October Yearling Sale

Siblings to outstanding performers including Darley shuttlers Blue Point (Shamardal) and Ghaiyyath (Dubawi), as well as Battaash (Dark Angel) and Palace Pier (Kingman), feature among a customarily strong catalogue of 502 for Book 1 of the 2021 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale.   The list goes on, as there are half-brothers and sisters to 47 Classic... Read More