Mar 3, 2017

High class initial entries online for the Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham Festival Sale

Cheltenham Festival Sale
High class initial entries online
for the Tattersalls Ireland
Cheltenham Festival Sale

The Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham Festival Sale staged after racing on Thursday 16 March at 6.15pm in the world famous winners enclosure has already attracted an exceptional collection of future stars.

The hard copy of the catalogue will be posted out on Thursday 9 March with entries and videos updated online as lots are accepted for the Sale.

This year's sale already includes a unique opportunity to purchase a horse that holds an entry in the JCB Triumph Hurdle Grade 1 the following day.

Entries accepted so far:

Draft:     Ex Patriot 4yo gelding by Elusive Pimpernel:  
winner of the Grade 3 Juvenile Hurdle at Fairyhouse on 25 February disqualified and placed 2nd. Holds an entry for the JCB Triumph Hurdle Grade 1 the next day.  

Draft:     Rapid Escape 4yo gelding by Doyen:  
the impressive 10 length debut winner of his 4yo Maiden at Tinahely on 19 February, showing a great attitude and plenty of speed. 

Draft:     Slate House 5yo gelding by Presenting:
one of the most impressive autumn four year old point to point winners in 2016 when asserting his class to take the hotly contested Maiden at Tattersalls Farm on 20 November 2016 by 10 lengths.

Draft:     Monbeg Zena 5yo mare Flemensfirth:
the full sister to Sizing Gold made the perfect start to her career when scoring by 4 lengths in impressive fashion on her debut in the Mares Maiden at Ballinaboola on 5 February. 

Draft:     Gallahers Cross 5yo gelding by Getaway:
this well bred gelding travelled with supreme ease throughout when recording a facile debut success by 8 lengths in the 5yo Maiden at Punchestown on 12 February. 

Draft:     Pallaskenry 5yo gelding by Olden Times:
progressed from his debut run when beaten only 1/2 a length to win his 5yo Maiden in emphatic fashion at Cragmore on 19 February.

Draft:     Western Honour 5yo gelding by Westerner:
showed plenty of speed and a willing attitude on his debut to take the 5yo Maiden at Farmaclaffley on 1 March.

Draft:     Impact Factor 5yo gelding by Flemensfirth:
has registered two promising runs in hotly contested bumpers including when placed 3rd on his debut run to the highly regarded West Coast Time and 2nd beaten only 2 lengths by Poli Roi (a £300,000 purchase at the Cheltenham November Sale) at Navan on 19 February. 

Draft:     Jaunty Warrior 5yo gelding by Lucarno:
made a big impression on his second start to win the bumper at Ffos Las on 1 March beating the highly regarded Duc De Beauchene. 

Draft:     Shimmer's Rock 5yo mare by Westerner:
placed 2nd twice in point to points before running out the impressive winner of her bumper at Gowran Park on 18 February. A half sister to THE NEW ONE.

Draft:     The Big Lense 4yo gelding by Court Cave:
out of the black type performer MEGANS JOY The Big Lense was the most impressive 20 length debut winner of the 2m 4f 4yo Maiden at Cragmore on 19 February. 

Sales Programme

Wednesday 15 March  
 Horses may be viewed from 10.30am to 6.30pm in the RDA Stables

Thursday 16 March
Horses may be viewed from 8.30am to 4.00pm in the RDA Stables
Sale commences 6.15 in the Winners enclosure