More Grade 1 success for Tattersalls Ireland at the Cheltenham Festival
Grade 1 success continued for Tattersalls Ireland on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival when Chantry House held on bravely to win the Grade 1 Marsh Novices’ Chase by three lengths for trainer Nicky Henderson and owner JP McManus.
Sold at the August National Hunt Sale for €26,000 by Mount Brown Farm to E A Elliott. The son of Yeats was also sold as a foal by Evergreen Stud at the November National Hunt Sale for €12,500 to John O’Brien. In 2018 he was sold at the Cheltenham December Sale by CH Thoroughbreds to Michael Hyde for £295,000.
Telmesomethinggirl picked her way through a competitive field and finished strongly to claim victory in the Grade 2 Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle for on form duo Rachael Blackmore and Henry De Bromhead.
Sold at the May Store Sale for €39,000 by Weirside Farm to Rob James, and prior to this as a foal at the November National Hunt Sale by Coolamurry Stud. She was also sold at the Cheltenham Festival Sale by Colin Bowe to Rathmore Stud for £150,000.
To complete a third successful day at Cheltenham for Tattersalls Ireland, Derby Sale graduate Mount Ida won the Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase for Denise Foster, Jack Kennedy and owners KTDA Racing.
Sold at the Derby Sale by Mount Eaton Stud to J Gillespie for €16,000. She was also sold at the Cheltenham December Sale by Shanrod Stables for £70,000.
Congratulations to all winning connections!