The two-day Goffs UK Autumn Sale at Doncaster commenced today with the Yearling session which offered 143 yearlings and was topped by Worsall Grange’s Sidestep colt which was purchased by Tony Carroll for £50,000.

Autumn Sale yearling graduates have had a good season on the track, headed by the Group 1 winner MABS CROSS, and today’s sale topper was one of two horses to exceed last year’s top price. The sale will continue tomorrow from 10am with a day of Horses-in-Training and Pointers which will offer a number of high-class entries including the debut Bumper winner Aggressive (Lot 290), last start Listed winner Maifalki (Lot 291) and winning Pointers such as Buck’s Bin’s (Lot 298) and Unexpected Depth (Lot 302).

Day 1 Statistics
Offered: 143
Sold: 66 (46%)
Aggregate: £343,100 (-1%)
Average: £5,198 (+23%)
Median: £3,000 (-6%)