Graduates from Tattersalls Ireland have had an outstanding year on the racecourse with no less than 9 winners at the Cheltenham Festival being graduates of the Tattersalls Ireland Sales Ring, including Arkle Challenge Trophy winner CAPTAIN CHRIS and FIRST LIEUTENTANT winner of the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle and both Derby Sale graduates.
ALBERTAS RUN a €20,000 graduate of the Derby sale was again a winner of the Grade 1 Ryanair Chase. Other notable graduates include: BACK IN FOCUS, BALLABRIGGS, BOBS WORTH, DUNGUIB,ERICHT, HIDDEN CYCLONE, LAMBRO, LUSKA LAD, PEDDLERS CROSS, RARE BOB, SHOT FROM THE HIP, SIEGEMASTER, SIZING EUROPE and THE MIDNIGHT CLUB to name a few.
In addition there have over 50 stakes winners coming from the Derby Sale in the last two years. There are an abundance of outstanding lots catalogued and there are brothers or sisters to the following; SONNYANDJOE, KOPEK, ROUBLE and Society Brief, ON THE OTHER HAND, CLEW BAY COVE, My Name's Not Bin, Gift of Dgab, POINT BARROW, HARCHIBALD, Kimberlite King, Mary's Manna, RIVERSIDE THEATRE, Dix Villez, GAGEWELL FLYER, BACK IN FOCUS, Kennel Hill, DUNGUIB, VENALMAR, ONE GULP and Elysian Rock, Wendy du Berlais, Aztec Warrior, TUMBLING DICE, KICKING KING, ALEXANDER TAIPAN, Rasharrow, DIAMOND SAL, RING THE BOSS, Theatre Girl and Conflictofinterest, FIRST LIEUTENANT, Pur de Sivola, R de Rien Sivola, SLIEVEARDAGH, LISKENNETT, VOICE OF REASON, SHIRLEY CASPER, OLIGARCH SOCIETY and Lonesome Dove, Woodbine Willie, Best Wait and Arrive Sir Clive, Some Timbering, HASANKA and Hasik, Tavern Times, SKY'S THE LIMIT, Hope the Best, HIDDEN CYCLONE, GUSDA, I'moncloudnine, J'Y VOLE, JEANQUIRI and Si Tu Viens, Dancingwithbubbles, PREMIER VICTORY, Shmabeni, JESSIE DREAM, OODACHEE, Mr Gardner, BOUNCE BACK and Sainte Russy, SADDLERS STORM, Liss Na Tintri, MINELLA CLASS, SNOOPY LOOPY, Sam Adams and Royal Signature, FARMER BROWN, WATSON LAKE, POLIVALENTE, GRAND SOUVENIR and AIR VAINQUEUR, Ad Idem, ROBERTO GOLDBACK, LIMARANTA, ASIAN MAZE and Quantitativeeasing, Amber Brook, WORLD WIDE WEB, AUBANE and Armaguedon, CHOMBA WOMBA, LITTLE JOSH, Bradley Boy, Archerfield House, Whizbang, LINE BALL, KEELAGHAN, BALTIMAN, NIKOLINE, Join Together, BALLABRIGGS and Letterman, COURT IN MOTION and BENSALEM, Uncle Tom Cobley, PETTIFOUR, Mughas, FINGERONTHEPULSE, Charlie Yardbird, RIGOUR BACK BOB, SONNE CINQ, FLORIDA EXPRESS, Cannington Brook, ANOTHER JEWEL, Desert Abbey, SCOTSIRISH, Mrs Wallensky, COOLDINE and Fists of Fury, THE OUTLIER, Shuil Aris, Hoopy, VOLER LA VEDETTE and HENNESSY, ROCK ON RUBY, Alpine Glade and Bluebyyou, Hotterthanjuly, OPERATION HOUDINI and Not before Eight, DIAMOND HARRY, Mosstown, THATS MY MAN and SPIRIT LEADER, LOOSEN MY LOAD, Five Colours, TORDUFF EXPRESS, Deep Sunset, WESTERN LEADER, WILD PASSION, DARKNESS and Cantflow, Outlaw Princess, Itsallaracket, PLAISIR DU ROY, ALLEGAN and All Star, Ring Back, SOMERSBY, Shanann Lady, Vintage Treasure, TIME FOR RUPERT, Sunrise Spirit, BANJAXED GIRL and La Marianne, MR POINTMENT and GROUND BALL, BOLD SIR BRIAN, FOR BILL, Toulouse-Lautrec.
All lots offered at the sale will again be eligible for the prestigious and valuable €100,000 Tattersalls Ireland Sales Bumper run at the Easter Festival in 2012. This year's winner: Rising Time was a graduate of the Derby Sale last year. The catalogue is available and online at www.tattersalls.ie. Overseas purchasers will continue to get the cost of their flight reimbursed by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing who will also assist in booking accommodation.