Jul 26, 2012


August National Hunt Sale


Leading National Hunt sires are well represented in the catalogue with progeny from Beneficial (15), Definite Article (15), Flemensfirth (15), King’s Theatre (16), Milan (30), Old Vic (8), Oscar (20) and Presenting (14). Scorpion proved to be a popular sire at the recent Derby Sale and nine of his progeny are on offer along with progeny from Network, Kayf Tara and Kalanisi.

The August National Hunt Sale had provided the platform for numerous pinhooking successes:


                                                Bought August NH 2011                    Sold 2012


Ally Cascade                          €8,200                                                   €95,000

Clondaw Court                     €8,000                                                   £130,000

Inch Rock                               €15,000                                                 £90,000

Presence Felt                       €3,500                                                   £130,000


Along with pinhooking successes, August National Hunt Sale graduates continue to excel on the trace with Grade 1 victories from BOG WARRIOR, OSCARS WELL and TRANQUIL SEA, Grade 2 wins from LEANNE and MONKSLAND and Grade 3 wins from PADDY PUB and PORTRAIT KING to name just a few.

Notable lots in this years catalogue include; half brothers to GARRUTH and Friend’s Amigo by King’s Theatre (Lot 73), Kilcrea Castle by Wareed (Lot 77), SHE’S OUR MARK by High-Rise (Lot 122), WILLIE JOHN DALY by Oscar (Lot 151), SWEETNESS HERSELF, UNRIVALLED, Texas Tornado and Karla June by Strategic Prince (Lot 166), Skorcher by Back (Lot 234), College Daisy by Kalanisi (Lot 246), LAUREL VIEW by Pilsudski (Lot 289), NOBODY TOLD ME by Definite Article (Lot 341), BALLYCASSIDY by Definite Article (Lot 436), DARK BOLERO by Croco Rouge (468) and FISTRAL BEACH by Kalanisi (Lot 576).

The fillies are represented by half sisters to JESSIES DREAM by Milan (Lot 64), FARMER BROWN by Beneficial (Lot 111), JACK COOL by Strategic Prince (Lot 217), LET YOURSELF GO by Kalanisi (Lot 430), TREACLE, LUCKY BAY and Green Bolt Flyer by Milan (Lot 539), Mad Moose by Oscar (Lot 276), Some Present by Flying Legend (Lot 290) and FLIGHT LEADER by Oscar (Lot 311).

Others worth investigating include; a gelding by Indian Danehill out of an own sister to DANCING TORNADO (Lot 26), a gelding by Alkaadhem out of an own sister to JESSIES DREAM (Lot 81), a gelding by Milan out of an own sister to SUNY BAY (Lot 240), a filly by Old Vic out of an own sister to 10 time winner KATES CHARM (Lot 326), a gelding by Pilsudski out of an own sister to Gr. 1 winner WITHER OR WHICH (Lot 377), a filly by Flemensfirth out of an own sister to Gr. 3 winner WASHINGTON LAD (Lot 425), a filly by Shantou out of an own sister to Gr. 2 winner BACK IN FOCUS (Lot 440) and a filly by Presenting out of an own sister to Gr. 2 winner FLIGHT LEADER (Lot 565).

Some of the lots who did not reach the Derby Sale and have been re-entered in the August NH Sale include:  a gelding by Kalanisi (Lot 19), a gelding by Winged Love (Lot 54), a gelding by Generous (Lot 128), a gelding by Kayf Tara (Lot 225), a gelding by King’s Theatre (Lot 396) and a gelding by Shantou (Lot 482).

All horses offered for sale are eligible for the €100,000 Tattersalls Ireland Sales Bumper 2013 held at the prolific Fairyhouse Easter Festival and run over two miles.

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