International Sales News

Deep Impact yearlings expected to spark multi-million bidding frenzy

One of the most glorious eras in the history of Japanese bloodstock will come to a poignant end this week with the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale of yearlings and foals, which will mark the premier auction finale for offspring of the late leading global sire Deep Impact (Sunday Silence).  While the ongoing pandemic... Read More

Huge pinhooking profit as Dark Angel colt brings £410,000 at the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale

All bets are off for the title of most successful pinhook of the year after a Dark Angel (Acclamation) colt picked up for a mere €6,000 topped the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale at a record-breaking £410,000 (approx. AU$755,560). Connections of the youngster, including owners Jerry Horan and Katharina Irmer and consignors Justin Timmons and... Read More

Michael O’Callaghan searching for another star with £210,000 Twilight Son

Returning to the scene where past glories were first conceived proved a running theme at a record-breaking edition of the Goffs UK Breeze-Up Sale, no more so than when Michael O’Callaghan capped a headlining day for Tally-Ho Stud by swooping for a £210,000 (approx. AU$376,630) Twilight Son (Kyllachy) colt. The sale’s joint top lot comfortably... Read More

Caravaggio colt claims top lot crown after fetching 240,000gns at Craven Sale

After a frenetic opening session, intensity levels settled down a touch on day two of the Tattersalls Craven Sale, with the market headed by 14 six-figure two-year-olds. The most expensive offering sold on Wednesday was signed for by Alastair Donald, who went to 240,000gns for a colt (Lot 143) from the debut crop of bullet... Read More

Elliott has last laugh as Practical Joke filly brings 360,000gns at Craven Sale

Strong trade at Tattersalls as European breeze-up season gets under way Action rumbled on well into the evening on a lively day one of the Tattersalls Craven Sale, with the session-topping Practical Joke (Into Mischief) filly bringing a bid of 360,000gns (approx. AUD$677,930) just as the clock struck 9pm. Alex Elliott, stationed outside by the... Read More

Landmark dispersals continue strong trade at Keeneland January  

The second session of Book 1 at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale was certainly one for the books on Tuesday. Bolstered by the addition of several farm dispersals, the atmosphere on the grounds was one of frenzied activity as horses changed hands for strong prices throughout the day.  A total of 247... Read More