The eagerly awaited Derby Sale catalogue is now available and is considered to meet expectations of the consistent reputation of the sale with the supreme standard of quality horses offered in the 501 lot catalogue.
All the leading National Hunt sires are represented in the catalogue including strong drafts from Presenting, Flemensfirth, King’s Theatre, Milan, Oscar, Kalanisi, Westerner and Beneficial. Emerging sires represented in the catalogue are Scorpion, Stowaway, Network, Darsi, Astarabad, Gold Well and Beat Hollow to name just a few.
Among the highlights of the sale include Lot 8, a Flemensfirth half brother to ALBERTAS RUN, Lot 11, a Presenting gelding out of seven time winning I Remember It Well, Lot 16, a son of King’s Theatre and a half brother to Ipsos du Berlais, Lot 64, a King’s Theatre gelding out of the Grade 1 winning LISS A PAORAIGH, Lot 71, a Presenting half brother to SNOOPY LOOPY, Lot 105, a Flemensfirth gelding out of an own sister to JUDGE ROY BEAN and CANE BRAKE, Lot 110, a gelding by Kayf Tara that is a half brother to the notable BATTLECRY, Lot 127, a half brother to NINETIETH MINUTE by Milan, Lot 206, a half sister to Aintree Grade 1 winner FOLLOW THE PLAN by King’s Theatre, Lot 244, a full brother to THE REAL ARTICLE, Lot 249, a full brother to SWORD OF DESTINY, Lot 293, a half brother to dual Champion Bumper winner COUSIN VINNY, Lot 350, a Presenting gelding out of an own sister to QUANTITATIVEEASING, Lot 380, a half brother to recent Grade 3 Punchestown winner MAE’S CHOICE, Lot 389, a Flemensfirth gelding out of an own sister to recent Cheltenham Festival winner, SON OF FLICKA, Lot 434, a half sister to BAHRAIN STORM by Kalanisi, Lot 447, a half brother to recent Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals winner SIMONSIG by Presenting and Lot 463, a half brother to Gold Cup winner KICKING KING by Gamut are just a few of the choice lots on offer.
Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale graduates continue to excel at the highest level with 2011 Derby Sale graduate THE NEW ONE enjoying early Grade 2 success at the Aintree Festival subsequent to winning his 3YO bumper. CHAMPAGNE FEVER is the obvious Derby Sale celebration for 2012 when landing the Grade 1 Champion Bumper double at Cheltenham and Punchestown.
Other Grade 1 Derby Sale successes in 2012 have come from BENEFFICIENT, CHINA ROCK and DEDIGOUT along with notable wins from FOR NON STOP, GET ME OUT OF HERE, HEY BIG SPENDER, KID CASSIDY, LYREEN LEGEND, MASTER OVERSEER, NORAS FANCY, RATHLIN, RAYA STAR and SHUTTHEFRONTDOOR.
Simon Kerins, Bloodstock Sales and Marketing Director commented: “We are delighted to again be able to produce a Derby Sale catalogue of such substance and quality that is synonymous with the sale. Throughout our detailed entry and selection process we have ensured that the very best stock available to the market will be offered at our sale. The Derby Sale has the reputation of not only offering the cream of National Hunt stores but consistently produces winners at the highest level on the track and this is clearly evident with 2010 graduate CHAMPAGNE FEVER.”
Tattersalls Ireland together with Irish Thoroughbred Marketing are available to assist our clients with travel and accommodation requirements. Irish Thoroughbred Marketing also offers a Flight Contribution Scheme for overseas visitors.
All horses catalogued and offered for sale are eligible for the 100,000euro Tattersalls Ireland Sales Bumper run over 2 miles at the 2013 Fairyhouse Easter Festival. The Derby Sale offers 501 horses for sale over Thursday 28th and Friday 29th June. The sale will commence at 10am each day. The catalogue is now available online at www.tattersalls.ie or by phoning +353 1 8864300 or email email@example.com.