The third renewal of the Tattersalls Ascot Yearling Sale concluded with solid growth across the board. The aggregate advanced a significant 24% to £1,356,850, the median jumped 14% to £8,000 and the average made gains of 8% to £10,684. The clearance rate was an improved 79%.
Headlining the Sale was Lot 72, a daughter of leading sire Showcasing offered by Whitsbury Manor Stud. The filly is out of the winner Hot Secret and is a half-sister to two winners. Aidan O’Ryan together with Middleham Park Racing and trainer Richard Fahey signed for the colt at £50,000.
Clonmult Farm’s offering of Lot 148, a filly by Mehmas and a half-sister to Group 3 Acomb Stakes winner TREATY OF PARIS, was the second highest price Lot when selling to trainer Henry Candy for £45,000.
Peter and Ross Doyle Bloodstock made their presence felt in signing for the next two highest priced Lots in quick succession. Lot 33, a filly by Starspangledbanner and the first produce of the winning mare Callendula, was sold for £40,000 by Jamie Railton (Agent). Just two lots later, Lot 35 was secured for £37,000. The colt by Footstepsinthesand was consigned by Hegarty Bloodstock and is out of winning dam Challow Hills.