Success Continues at Punchestown for Tattersalls Ireland

Favorite of the race, Kauto Star was pulled up when he began to struggle over a mile from home. Follow The Plan was sold at the 2003 November National Hunt Sale by Woodview Stables for €27,000 to Rathmore Stud and was returned to the 2004 November National Hunt Sale to be sold to Kevin O'Brien for €37,000. Another Grade 1 success was in the bag for Tattersalls Ireland when Derby Sale graduate Lovethehigherlaw produced a foot perfect performance under the guidance of amateur jockey Patrick Mullins to claim the Grade 1 Champion Bumper for Gigginstown House Stud and Willie Mullins. Lovethehigherlaw was sold at the 2009 Derby Sale by Castletown Quarry Stud for €115,000 to Ballinaskeagh Stable. Tattersalls Ireland's Scotsirish provided further success for Willie Mullins when winning the Guinness Handicap Chase under a powerful ride from Ruby Walsh. Scotsirish was sold at the 2001 November National Hunt Sale by Bishopstown Stud for IrGns15,000 to Morganstown Stud. The final race on day two of the Punchestown Festival was won by Tattersalls Ireland graduate Golanbrook when he won the United Arab Emirates Embassy Flat Race beating off opposition from fellow Tattersalls Ireland graduate Alfred James. Golanbrook was sold at the 2009 Derby Sale by Knocklong Cottage Stud for €7,000 to Tom Foley. The Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale takes place on June 23rd & 24th, 2011. For more information, please phone +353 (0)1 8864 300 or email