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Feb 2, 2015

CHAMPION CHASE ON THE HORIZON FOR DERBY SALE GRADUATE AFTER TIED COTTAGE VICTORY

Derby Sale

Catalogued at the 2009 Derby Sale, the consistent performer was sold by his breeder Ronald O’Neill’s Whytemount Stud to his trainer John “Shark” Hanlon for €21,000.

At grassroots level, the first Four-Year-old Maiden Point to Point of the year held at The Ward Union venue, The Follys, was won in great style by Derby Sale graduate Gunnery Sergeant for the formidable partnership of Gigginstown House Stud, Gordon Elliott and Jamie Codd.

Gunnery Sergeant Oldtown 01 web

The son of Presenting was sold at the most recent Derby Sale in 2014 by Larchgrove Stud for €55,000 to Mouse Morris.

The sales season at Tattersalls Ireland starts tomorrow, February 3rd with the February National Hunt Sale. 272 Lots are catalogued in the sale starting at 10am and the catalogue can be viewed and sale can be viewed online.