Ireland September Yearling Sale is to be relocated from the Tattersalls
Ireland base in Fairyhouse to the Tattersalls UK based headquarters in
Newmarket. The 630 lot sale will take place as scheduled on Monday 21st -
Wednesday 23rd September.
The sale has been
relocated to Newmarket owing to the prevailing COVID-19 related
restrictions currently in place in Ireland, most notably those which
require visitors to Ireland from the UK and most of mainland Europe to
quarantine for 14 days.
Commenting on the
change of location for the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale,
Tattersalls Ireland CEO Matt Mitchell said;
“The decision to
relocate the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale to the Tattersalls
headquarters in Newmarket has not been an easy one, but the sale
traditionally attracts large numbers of overseas visitors and at present
Britain, while also being the source of many of our buyers, is
significantly more accessible than Ireland.
objective at Tattersalls Ireland since the outbreak of the global pandemic
has been to deliver sales which combine the minimum of disruption with the
optimal conditions for both vendors and purchasers alike. We are confident
that, bearing in mind the prevailing COVID-19 related restrictions in
Ireland, this difficult decision allows us to fulfil this objective and to
provide as vibrant a market as we possibly can.”
Ireland September Yearling Sale has established itself as a consistent
source of Group 1 winners on the global stage and has already produced 50%
more 2020 two year old winners than any other Irish yearling sale including
unbeaten Group 2 and Royal Ascot winner DANDALLA and recent Group 2 winner
Amongst a host of
high class yearlings the 2020 catalogue features the half sister to
DANDALLA and the half brother to ALOHA STAR and all yearlings catalogued
for the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale are eligible for the
€300,000 Tattersalls Ireland Super Auction Stakes.