Half brother to Fayonagh tops Day 1 of the Derby Sale
The opening day of the Derby Sale saw demand from Ireland and the UK for horses producing an aggregate of €4,328,700, a median of €30,000 and an average of €37,641. The clearance rate concluded on 73%.
Lot 145, a half-brother to the fabulous and ill-fated FAYONAGH made the headlines today at the Derby Sale selling for €195,000. The son of Milan consigned by Castledillon Stud was knocked down to Aidan O’Ryan and Gordon Elliott.
Agents Mags O’Toole and Tom Malone teamed up to purchase lot 79 from the fabulous Carrigeen family by Walk In The Park, who is a half-sister to Irish Grand National winner ROGUE ANGEL. The filly consigned by Liss House was knocked down for €110,000.
Lot 92 caught the attention of Highflyer Bloodstock when they secured the Authorized gelding for €105,000. Consigned by Moanmore Stables, the three-year-old is out of Cocopalm, herself a three-time winner and dam of five-time winner Blue Haways.
Lot 205 boasts a wonderful pedigree from the Parkhill family of MORLEY STREET and GRANVILLE AGAIN. The Flemensfirth gelding, consigned by Martin Cullinane’s Mount Brown Farm and out of Iconic Mystery sells for €100,000 to Jimmy Mangan.
The Derby Sale continues tomorrow, Wednesday 19 August starting at 11.30am with the May Store Sale taking place on Thursday 20 August at 11.30am.