Highest price ever achieved at Tattersalls Ireland: For the second year in succession, the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale produced an outstanding set of record-breaking results with a new record top price of €520,000, the first time in the sale’s history that the half million mark has been topped (Lot 151).
Tattersalls Ireland redeveloped the outdoor area creating a new parade ring and adding two new showing lanes.
Tattersalls is pleased to announce that Simon Kerins has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Tattersalls Ireland with effect from 1st January 2021.
It proved to be a record-breaking first session for the relocated two-day Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale when Boherguy Stud’s colt by Teofilo (Lot 165) fetched £325,000 (€351,000).
Tattersalls Ireland and Goresbridge Horse Sales are to join forces for Ireland's only Flat Breeze Up Sale
When the Milan half-brother to the wonderful multiple Grade 1 and three-time Cheltenham Festival-winning racehorse Altior (Lot 462) was sold for €365,000, creating a new Derby Sale and world record for a store price.
Tattersalls buys Brightwells Bloodstock Sales which hold auctions at Cheltenham and Ascot racecourses. The 40th Derby Sale takes place.
Tattersalls Ireland introduce the €100,000 Tattersalls Ireland George Mernagh Memorial Sales Bumper at the Fairyhouse Easter Festival and won by Rising Time trained by Paul Nolan and ridden by Andrew Duff.
€340,000 is paid for a Presenting gelding by Alan Potts at the Derby Sale. New individual record for a National Hunt store gelding.
A change is made when the Euro becomes the national currency and a new record for a store filly is set at the Derby Sale at €215,000.
Michael Watt is succeeded as Chairman by Edmond Mahony but remains on the Board until his retirement in 1996, after 50 years with the company.
First Derby Sale was held at the new sales complex in Fairyhouse realises 4,000,100gns and a new Irish store record of 56,000gns The inaugural Tattersalls Breeders Stakes was run and won by Stylish Gent trained by W Hastings Bass & ridden by Christy Roche.
The first sale, the September Yearling Sale was held.
Tattersalls acquire the former Old Fairyhouse Stud in Ratoath and a modern sales complex was constructed.
Tattersalls increases its holding in Ballsbridge Sales and the operation becomes a wholly owned subsidiary called Tattersalls (Ireland). Denis Mahony appointed Chairman.
Kenneth Watt retires as Chairman and is replaced by his cousin Michael Watt. First time Ballsbridge Tattersalls Ltd. has a sale to record a turnover in seven figures when the Derby Sale has an aggregate of 1,089,800gns.
Tattersalls buys a 44% stake in Irish company Ballsbridge International Bloodstock Sales. Name changes to Ballsbridge Tattersalls Ltd. And Willie O’Rourke succeeds managing director Michael Opperman
First Derby Sale is held at the RDS Simmonscourt arena in Ballsbridge
New sale ring completed at Park Paddocks, Newmarket.
Tattersalls move yearling sales from Doncaster to Newmarket.
Last Tattersalls yearling sales at Doncaster. Tattersalls offices re-established in modern block on site of old offices at Knightsbridge Green.
Knightsbridge Green site sold.
Last Sales held by Tattersalls at Knightsbridge Green.
First December Sales held at Park Paddocks, Newmarket.
Tattersalls takes lease of Glasgow Paddocks, Doncaster, for sales previously held outside Salutation Inn, Doncaster.
Tattersalls Sales move from Hyde Park Corner to new site at Knightsbridge Green.
Richard Tattersall establishes Tattersalls Sales at Hyde Park Corner.