Tattersalls Ireland Breeze Up Sale Wildcards Are Revealed

29 wildcards have been added to the Tattersalls Ireland Breeze Up Sale Catalogue
29 wildcards have been added to the Tattersalls Ireland Breeze Up Sale Catalogue

29 additional lots have been added to the Tattersalls Ireland Breeze Up Sale which takes place next week on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th May. The sale is Ireland's only Breeze Up Sale and takes place on the eve of the Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival at The Curragh. The horses are set to breeze at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Thursday, May 23rd,  starting at 8:30am, with the sale starting on Friday, May 24th at 10:00am. The breeze session will be televised live on Racing TV with coverage commencing shortly before 8:30am.

The wildcard selection adds to an already strong sire profile with stallions such as BLUE POINT, SERGEI PROKOFIEV, MEHMAS, PINATUBO and OASIS DREAM all represented among the additional 29 lots that have been added. Almost all of the wildcards are attending their first Breeze Up Sale of the year.

Among the wildcard entries are siblings to some high class performers including a MEHMAS (Lot 263) half-brother to Group 2 winner FOX CHAMPION, an OASIS DREAM (Lot 269) half-brother to Group 2 Superlative Stakes placed MAXI BOY, and an HELLO YOUMZAIN (Lot 253) half-brother to four winners including two listed winners who is also qualified for owners' premiums in France.

The progeny of black type race mares are a main feature of the wildcards. Those included are a TWIRLING CANDY (Lot 275) colt out of Grade 1 winner ROSALIND, who is a half-brother to listed placed CHANCEUX. A PINATUBO (Lot 257) colt out of Listed winner AQLAAM VISION is also catalogued, while a Blue Point (Lot 271) colt out of black type mare NYARHINI, who's half-brother TOKEN OF LOVE is the dam of Group 1 performer MIGHTY ULYSSES is among those added to the catalogue. BLUE POINT is also the sire of a filly out of black type mare DUBAI FASHION (Lot 261), while a GAME WINNER (Lot 262) colt out of three-time Canadian and US Grade 3 winner EMBUR'S SONG is also being offered. A colt by PINATUBO out of Group 3 Albany Stakes third ILLAUNGLASS (Lot 266) is an additional entry.

Tattersalls Ireland Breeze Up Sale catalogues are available from Tattersalls Ireland and from Tattersalls Ireland representatives. The catalogue is also available to view at tattersalls.ie.