September Yearling Sale catalogue now online
The catalogue for the September Yearling Sale is now available to view online. The Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale returns to Ireland with a quality selection of 480 yearlings to be offered on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 September with a further 128 lots in Part II on Thursday 22 September.
Publication of the catalogue comes during another excellent season for September Yearling Sale graduates. A leading source of juvenile success, the sale has continued to pump out two-year-old winners throughout the season in Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic and Saudi Arabia. The Marnane family celebrated Group 3 success with their £18,000 purchase BOTTLE OF BUBBLES winning the G3 Premio Primi Passi for French trainer Florian Guyader. SIR BUSKER recorded a career best on Saturday when battling to the finish line to secure the Group 2 York Stakes at Ascot for William Knight. Other notable Group and Listed winning graduates include LAYFAYETTE, PONNTOS, GO BEARS GO, THUNDER BEAUTY and LUCKY GIRL.
The 2022 catalogue features own or half brothers and sisters to several Group and Listed winners including the half-sister to Group 3 Gladness Stakes winner MARKAZ PANAME. Ballybin Stud’s Lot 424, by HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, received a timely update with the three-year-old half-sister BELLABEL winning the Group 2 San Clemente Stakes at Del Mar yesterday. Other black type performers whose siblings feature among the catalogue include ART CONNOISSEUR, SOVEREIGN DEBT, ROMAN TURBO, THE LIR JET, REALTRA, DENSE STAR, WAADY and many more.
In total there are yearlings out of 54 black type mares including Lot 153, a KINGMAN colt out of multiple Group 2 winner RIPOSTE, Lot 214, a TOO DARN HOT filly out of Group 1 placed and multiple Group 3 winner SUFFUSED and Lot 433, a NO NAY NEVER daughter of Group 3 Prix Minerve winner FORCES OF DARKNESS.
The list of sires with yearlings catalogued includes proven Group 1 producers ACCLAMATION, ACLAIM, AUSTRALIA, BATED BREATH, BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE, CAMACHO, CHURCHILL, DANDY MAN, DARK ANGEL, FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND, GLENEAGLES, HAVANA GOLD, IFFRAAJ, INVINCIBLE SPIRIT, KINGMAN, KODIAC, MAKE BELIEVE, MASTERCRAFTSMAN, MEHMAS, NATHANIEL, NEW BAY, OASIS DREAM, SEA THE STARS, SHOWCASING, STARSPANGLEDBANNER, TERRITORIES, ZOFFANY and ZOUSTAR.
Whitsbury Manor Stud’s HAVANA GREY is romping ahead as leading first season sire with 28 individual winners as well as securing his first Listed winner last week at Naas. His progeny is well represented in the catalogue with 10 lots on offer including Lot 386 the half-sister to Group 2 placed Sam Maximus and two-year-old winner Amazing Show. Stallions with their first crop of yearlings include ADVERTISE, BLUE POINT, CALYX, EQTIDAAR, INNS OF COURT, INVINCIBLE ARMY, LAND FORCE, LE BRIVIDO, MAGNA GRECIA, MASAR, PHOENIX OF SPAIN, SOLDIER’S CALL, STUDY OF MAN, TEN SOVEREIGNS, TOO DARN HOT and WALDGEIST.
All yearlings catalogued will be candidates for the €300,000 Tattersalls Ireland Super Auction Sales Stakes which takes place at The Curragh on Irish Champions Weekend 2023. As well as the big pot for purchasers, the vendor of the winning horse will also drive away in an Overlander 2-stall horsebox. Over 80% of the yearlings catalogued are IRE qualified and eligible to win a sales voucher of €10,000 per qualifying race in Ireland and Britain.