Catalogue Now Online: Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale
The catalogue for the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale is now available online, featuring 245 two-year-olds ready to display their talent. Ireland’s only Breeze Up Sale takes place on the eve of the Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival at The Curragh with horses breezing at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Thursday, May 25, starting at 9.00am with the sale starting on Friday, May 26 at 10.00am.
Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up graduates have enjoyed recent success in Ireland, the UK, Italy, Sweden, Germany, the UAE, and the US. Graduates include last year's Group 2 Mooresbridge Stakes winner LAYFAYETTE, PRINCE OF PILLO winner of the Harry Rosebery Stakes and Bright Diamond who won impressively first time out for Karl Burke before placing in Group 1 and Group 3 company and she holds exciting entries in the Irish Guineas and the Epsom Oaks.
Some of the many highlights of the 2023 catalogue include an Inns Of Court half-brother to Britain’s 2021 leading freshman sire ARDAD, a Ten Sovereigns half-sister to WESTERN AUSTRALIA and HOARDING, a Blue Point half-brother to the Pretty Polly Stakes runner up Mashaaer, an Inns Of Court half-brother to Group performer CLEM FANDANGO, an Oasis Dream colt out of Group 1 placed CALYXA, a LOPE DE VEGA colt out of Epsom Oaks Stakes placed LADY OF DUBAI, a SEA THE STARS colt out of a half-sister to Champion mare THE FUGUE, and a Ten Sovereigns filly out of a half-sister to HAVANA GOLD.
The catalogue boasts a strong sire profile with entries from stallions including ACCLAMATION, ADVERTISE, BLUE POINT, CALYX, COTAI GLORY, DARK ANGEL, EXCEED AND EXCEL, FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND, GLENEAGLES, HARDSPUN, IFFRAAJ, INNS OF COURT, INVINCIBLE ARMY, KINGMAN, KODIAC, LOPE DE VEGA, MAGNA GRECIA, MEHMAS, NEW BAY, NO NAY NEVER, OASIS DREAM, SAXON WARRIOR, SEA THE STARS, SHOWCASING, SIOUX NATION, SIYOUNI, STARSPANGLEDBANNER, TEN SOVEREIGNS, TOO DARN HOT, and many more.
The sale will provide opportunities for owners and trainers to benefit from additional incentives, with 18 two-year-olds qualified for French Owners’ Premiums, six fillies registered for the Great British Bonus Scheme and 26 juveniles qualified for the Swedish Derby and Oaks Series.
Commenting on the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale, Tattersalls Ireland CEO Simon Kerins said:
"We are delighted to present a fantastic selection of two-year-olds in our 2023 Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale following on from last year’s historic top lot of €510,000 and record-breaking sale. We feel this is the best catalogue we have ever assembled for this sale with quality pedigrees and individuals on offer, as well as featuring a strong selection of proven and young sires. It is a sale that attracts huge overseas interest and those buyers have been well rewarded with the international success seen on the racetrack. Working alongside the teams at Fairyhouse Racecourse and ITM, we look forward to welcoming everyone back to Ireland’s only Breeze Up Sale."