Extraordinary results on day two of the November National Hunt Sale
Day two of the November National Hunt Sale produced vibrant trade with the second highest price – twice - for a national hunt foal since 2015 of €100,000, an aggregate of €4,773,550 (+6%), an improved median of €20,000 (+11%) an increased average of €24,862 (+6%) and an improved clearance rate of 84% (+6%).
Yellowford Farm took top honours on day two of the November National Hunt Sale. Offering a Walk In The Park colt out of Quirtis, herself an own sister to the sire MAHLER and dam of the Grade 1 and 2 winner SIR EREC. The April born colt was sold for €100,000, the second highest price for a national hunt foal since 2015, was signed for by Ciaran Conroy’s Glenvale Stud (Lot 440 pictured above).
Later in the day, Yellowford Farm matched the day’s highest price, selling yet another Walk In The Park colt for €100,000. Out of The Crown Jewel, she is a daughter of the enviable racemare ROSE OF INCHIQUIN, dam of EMPIRE OF DIRT, PANTHER CLAW and Chez Pedro. The colt was sold to Mags O’Toole and Aiden Murphy (Lot 476).
Described as "the big walking Walk In The Park" by auctioneer Edmond Mahony, Yellowford Farm's colt, out of Mardale, a Listed placed four-time winner from the family of FARMER BROWN is sold for €95,000 to Mags O’Toole and Aiden Murphy (Lot 471).
Ballyreddin Stud yesterday provided the highest price yearling and today they again reaped rewards when selling their Order of St George colt for €90,000. The colt, whose sire is in popular demand, is out of Tetou and a half-brother to Listed bumper winner TETLAMI. He was sold to Mags O’Toole and Aiden Murphy (Lot 374).
Ballincurrig House Stud also matched the €90,000 price point when selling Quill Farm's Kapgarde colt. The colt is out of two-time winning Credo Star who is a half-sister to MOSSLEY, from the further family of COMMANCHE COURT and was sold to Norman and Janet Williamson’s Oak Tree Farm (Lot 409).
The May born colt by Walk In The Park out of Fair Ina and a half-brother to the Champion Bumper winner and ill-fated FAYONAGH was sold for €80,000. The colt, consigned by Galbertstown Stables, was sold to Brendan Bashford (Lot 380).
The wildcard lot, 435A becomes the highest priced filly at the sale so far. The daughter of Flemensfirth out of six-time and multiple Grade 3 winning dam MORNING RUN from the further family of MORNING SUPREME, consigned by Hillview Stud, was knocked down for €80,000 to Jane Mangan.
The November NH Sale concludes tomorrow, Monday 14 December with the sale of national hunt foals followed by a desirable collection of mares and broodmares. The sale commences at 10am.