Tattersalls October

Digital Age (IRE) Takes G2 American Turf In Late Surge At 8-1

Digital Age (IRE) and Irad Ortiz snuck up on the field in the Grade 2 American Turf to surprise early leaders and hit the line three quarters of a length ahead. The race gave Ortiz his second win on the card, and his fourth time hitting the board on Saturday. The pair tucked in along […]

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Extra, Extra: Newspaperofrecord (IRE) Gives Brown Fourth Juvenile Fillies Turf Win In Five Years

Newspaperofrecord (IRE) left no doubters Friday as she left a formidable European field behind in the stretch of the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on Friday. After taking command going into the first turn, jockey Irad Ortiz never looked back, keeping the filly well in hand into the top of the stretch and […]

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An American In Newmarket: Young Breeder Has His Eye On Competitive Market

Ed Harper, stud director for Whitsbury Manor Stud in southwest England, prides himself on being what Americans call “hungry.” Harper is the third in his family to manage the farm, which stands out on England’s breeding landscape. Most stallions are held by large conglomerates like Shadwell, Coolmore, and Godolphin. Although Whitsbury Manor is a large […]

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An American In Newmarket: Galloping Yearlings And The Veterinary Perspective

As Dr. Mike Shepherd, managing partner at Rossdales, strides down a gravel path at Tattersalls going warp speed, he is struck by how similar Thoroughbred yearling auctions are from a veterinarian’s point of view. At Newmarket’s premier October Sale, he is constantly checking his notes, his catalogue, the online repository, and his phone before dashing […]

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An American In Newmarket: In The Shadow Of A Castle, Highclere Yearlings Prepare To Shine At Sale

Flipping through the catalogue for Tattersalls’ premier October Sale of yearlings is a slightly different experience than browsing offerings at an American sale. The horses’ catalogue pages are different, with greater space dedicated to female family, but the consignor index also has a few more line items. While commercial consignors – those that offer client […]

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An American In Newmarket: Yearling Sales Across The Pond

The Paulick Report is pleased to introduce a series taking American readers behind the scenes of a yearling sale at Tattersalls in Newmarket, Suffolk, England.  Although many elements of a yearling sale remain the same regardless of location, a few differences do stick out. There’s the aesthetic: horses are housed in open barns with no […]

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Book 2 Of Tattersalls October Sale Sets Across-The-Board Records

There were records across the board including a new record price of 850,000 guineas as Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale came to a close. The final session saw 196 lots realize a total of 16,262,000 guineas at an average of 82,969 guineas and a median of 50,000 guineas, taking the three day […]

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‘Good Horses Come From Everywhere’: McPeek Dips Toe Into Tattersalls Market

Tattersalls results from the second day of its October Yearling Sale saw a new American name in the record. Trainer Ken McPeek wrapped up his first trip to the sale on Wednesday, purchasing a daughter of Showcasing (GB) and Selkirk mare Selinka (GB) for 150,000 gns (approx $208,500). “I’m certainly a small player on a […]

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Eight Yearlings Bring Seven Figures On Day 2 Of Tattersalls October

A remarkable eight yearlings sold for a million guineas or more on the second day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, taking the number of seven figure lots to twelve, three more than at last year’s sale with tomorrow’s session still to come. Today’s octet was comprised of five Dubawis, two Galileos […]

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Tattersalls: Brother To Highland Reel Among 502 Yearlings Cataloged For Book 1 Of October Sale

The catalog for Book 1 of the 2017 Tattersalls October yearling sale, which takes place Oct. 3-5, is now online and can be viewed at www.tattersalls.com. Europe’s premier yearling sale numbers 502 lots, all of which are eligible for the £25,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus. Dubawi, the sire of last year of two 2.6 […]

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