Tattersalls October Yearlings auction starts on October 4th

Taken as a whole, the yearling season can be said to bear at least a brief resemblance to the Himalayas. There are many peaks throughout the range, but only a few surpass the legendary 8,000-meter mark.

Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearlings Auction on 4th October at 11am Three sessions of 550 of the finest yearlings in the world can be considered the Everest of thoroughbred auctions. On the last day of inspections on Monday, many of those preparing to rush to the summit had already planted their flags on top of the thoroughbred world.

A veritable global racing celebrity was in town, and around 2:45pm, the two superpowers crossed the trail around Barn K in Highflyer Paddock. On one side of the stables is the Coolmore team, including MV Magnier, Aidan O’Brien and Michael Tabor. On the other side were Godolphin’s entourage, led by Sheikh Mohammed himself, and key members of his team, Charlie Appleby, Anthony Stroud and David Loder.

Earlier in the day, Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum, head of the Shadwell empire founded by her father, the late Hamdan Al Maktoum, was also scrutinizing some of the better mares on offer. While Shadwell has been absent from buyers’ lists at European auctions in recent years, last week racing manager Angus Gold said the business intended to end its sales hiatus in the near future.

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Key trainers such as John Gorsden, William Hagas, Sir Michael Stott and Roger Varian were also working on the catalogue, as was then man Sir Mark Prescott, whose Inspections blocked by a steady stream of well-wishers congratulating them on their victory hiker At the Arc de Triomphe (G1) Grand Prix in Qatar less than 24 hours ago.

There are also plenty of international faces, with America’s Peter Brant the owner of the acquired Arc, accompanying agent Michel Zerolo, while leading American coach Chad Brown joins Tattersalls regular Mike Ryan, who dropped 15 lots at last year’s auction 3,750,000 gns. Ryan’s previous purchase of Book 1 included in Italian and McCulick the Brown Training winners at this year’s Diana Championship (G1T) and Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1T).

Quite a few Japanese players are also in town, including a team from northern farms, Grenadier Guard‘ Trainer Mitsumaa Nakauchi, and Yoshito Yasaki, who had already made his mark at this year’s European yearling auctions, sold the pigeon for a whopping 2.1 million euros. Siuni brother Sottsass August in Arcana.

This year’s catalog contains the usual embarrassment of wealth, with blue chip stallions and deep black pedigrees in abundance.galileo’s sister responsibility range (Lot 1), a daughter Dubavi Scorer with Prix de la Nonnette (G2) jazz top (Lot 3) and a Siyuni pony too hot Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Middleton Championship (G2) winning siblings Latida (Lot 24) A standout lot in almost all auctions, but on Book 1, that’s exactly what’s in the opening 60 minutes.

To further demonstrate the quality of the thoroughbreds on offer, the auction will feature 25 lots from Dubawi, including a foal from the winner of Group 1 convincing (Lot 127), urban fox (Lot 272), and God bestows (Lot 504); Galileo’s Colt 15 Princess Noel (Lot 147) and a pony amazing maria (Lot 336); while the defending champion His Majesty Frankel There are 28 catalogues, including a pony at the Watership Down Stud Sumida (Lot 221), he got some big comments.

Siblings with a staggering 61 individual Group 1 winners will be battered over three days before withdrawing, a figure equal to 11% of the catalog.Among them the Galileo brothers of the champions spirit of walder (Lot 284) Commissioned by Newsells Park Stud which has been the leading supplier in total sales in the last four renewals of Book 1.

The action returns with a typically strong draft with other standout pedigrees including the Frankel brothers no parole (Lot 303), a Lope de Vega half brother legislature (Lot 310) and a starfish Colt closes in relation to last year’s 1,500,000 gns top lot (lot 493).

General Manager Julian Dollar was candid about what to expect from Book 1 salespeople, saying: “I hate sales and love them at the same time. It’s a roller coaster. You just want a month’s worth of sales before it, it can take a long time. to be freed from it.

“We’ve been lucky and have had some good results over the years, but sooner or later we’re going to get kicked ass and it won’t feel that good. But I love that the horses we have here and the team has done a really good job of showing the draft, so I have to be optimistic and hopefully not this year.”

He added: “It looks like it’s on par with other years and we’ve been busy showing it in recent days. I hope everyone I see here is here, although I can’t say I’ve seen any new faces,”

Norelands Stud’s top six draft contains two of Kingman’s 26 batches, colt out of Kingman singing and dancing Its siblings include the Group 1 winner Greater Greece and St. Mark’s Basilica (Lot 390), and half-brother golden horn (Lot 482).

Harry McCalmont of Norelands said there was a “positive” mood across the sales floor, adding: “It was very busy and we had a lot of people passing through. There were a lot of Japanese, a lot of Americans, and the horses were running.” So it’s been a good few days. Sales so far have been very good, so we are hopeful. “

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