Tattersalls

Scat Daddy Colt Tops Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale

Solid trade in the opening session of the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale was headed by a colt from the final crop of SCAT DADDY that realised 800,000 guineas ($1.2 million US). A total of 38 lots sold for 5,222,500 guineas (US$7.8 million), with an average of 137,434 guineas (US$206,357.15) and a median of 75,000 guineas […]

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Noseda: ‘Pretty Confident’ Gronkowski Will Handle Dirt At Churchill Downs

Jeremy Noseda’s exciting colt Gronkowski will head to America next for the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby after a fantastic start to the season. Purchased at last year’s Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale for 300,000 guineas by agent Kerri Radcliffe from Lynn Lodge Stud, the handsome son of Lonhro owned by Phoenix Thoroughbreds Limited is unbeaten in four […]

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The ‘Gronk’ On Point For Rescheduled Derby Points Race At Kempton

Phoenix Thoroughbreds’ Gronkowski will be the likely favorite in Wednesday’s rescheduled Road to the Kentucky Derby conditions stakes at Kempton, in which the 3-year-old colt will attempt to extend his two-race win streak. A son of Lonhro, Gronkowski was purchased for $404,492 at the Tattersalls Craven breeze-up sale last year, but the colt did not perform […]

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Impressive Maiden Winner Willie John Sets New Record At Tattersalls Sale

The 2,000 Guineas and Derby prospect Willie John became the highest priced colt in training ever sold in Europe at public auction when knocked down to Roger Varian for 1,900,000 guineas on the second day of the Tattersalls February Sale. The result pushed turnover for the sale into record territory for the fourth year in […]

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Motion Joins WHOA, Calls For A ‘National Governing Body’

Leading North American trainer H. Graham Motion has joined the Water Hay Oats Alliance (WHOA) as the latest member in a growing list of trainers who support efforts for passage of The Horseracing Integrity Act.  To date, 65 trainers are represented on WHOA’s roster, including Hall of Famers Roger Attfield, Michael Dickinson, Neil Drysdale, and […]

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Tattersalls: Records Set As Curtain Comes Down On December Sale

The Tattersalls December Mare Sale came to close on Thursday with lower prices but plenty of competition for the fillies and mares on offer. The final session saw a total of 124 lots sell for 656,400 guineas with a clearance rate of 73%. This took the four-day December Mare Sale turnover to 68,315,300 guineas for […]

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Marsha Becomes Highest-Priced Horse Ever Sold At A European Auction

The European record for a thoroughbred at auction was broken on the second day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale when the dual-Group 1 winner MARSHA sold for 6,000,000 guineas to the bid of MV Magnier. It was a remarkable day at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale with ten lots breaking the million guineas barrier […]

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Group 1 Winner Intricately Tops Opening Session Of Tattersalls December Mare Sale

The Tattersalls December Mare Sale got off to a strong start with the Group 1 winning filly Intricately selling for 1,700,000 guineas. The opening day saw a total of 193 lots sell for 15,474,700 guineas, at an average of 80,180 guineas and a median of 36,000 guineas. The star attraction on the opening day was […]

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Prices Rise Across The Board At Tattersalls December Foal Sale

There were rises across the board at the Tattersalls December Foal following a final session that saw 167 lots sell for 3,534,200 guineas. That took the four-day turnover to 32,668,200 guineas ($46,212,500) for the 742 lots sold, a rise of 7%. The average rose 7% to a record 44,027 guineas whilst the median rose 19% […]

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Seasons To Kingman, Gleneagles Star In Charity Tattersalls Auction For Retraining Of Racehorses

A charity auction of stallion nominations, including Kingman and Gleneagles, is to be hosted by Tattersalls on the eve of the December Mares Sale. The proceeds from the auction will go to British racing’s own charity for the welfare of retired racehorses, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR). The champagne reception and auction will be held in […]

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