A strong line-up of NH Foals and initial Point-to-Point entries headline an attractive catalogue for the UK’s premier winter NH Sale, the 2019 Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster, which will be held on 22nd – 23rd January.
The sale has made huge progress in recent years, with the Foal average growing 42% since 2015 to new records last year, while on the track it has produced high-class graduates including the likes of the Irish Gold Cup winner EDWULF, SAM SPINNER and MIDNIGHT SHADOW. Day one of the sale will offer 119 NH Foals followed by a session of NH Mares with day two offering Horses-in-Training and Point-to-Pointers, the latter in a dedicated session.
The NH Foal session will offer a first-class line-up featuring lots from leading families and by Europe’s leading sires. Some of the many highlights on offer include:
Lot 2, a Kayf Tara colt out of an own-sister to OLLIE MAGERN, Petite Margot and Billie Magern.
6, a Flemensfirth colt out of the Montmartre mare PETITE PARISIENNE.
17, a Malinas half-brother to four-time Listed winning and placed mare SHE RANKS ME and out of a half-sister to COOLDINE.
47, a Getaway filly out of a Presenting half-sister to the recent Christmas Hurdle winner VERDANA BLUE.
73, a Getaway half-brother to No Comment and out of a half-sister to ARAN CONCERTO.
75, A Shirocco colt out of a Kayf Tara half-sister to SANTINI and recent winner ROCKPOINT.
96, a Telescope half-brother to SIZING JOHN whose five top level wins include the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
101, a Blue Bresil colt who was the Class 1 winner of the 2018 Goffs UK TBA Stars of Tomorrow NH Foal Show. Out of the five-time winner and Lifestyle.
117, a Walk In The Park colt out of the dual-winning and Myztique.
Point-to-Pointers sold up to £270,000 at last year’s sale, with the top lot Phoenix Way winning his Novice Hurdle last week in good style. Some of the current P2P/Form Horse lots are listed below. Supplementary entries will be added to the existing line-up in the coming weeks.
Lot 246, Enfant du Mou (5YO G by Irish Wells), winner of his most recent P2P at four for Tom Ellis at Atherstone.
248, Victory Echo, (6YO G by Cloudings), winner of his most recent P2P for Liam Casey at Dromahane.
250, Chance Finale (5YO G by Blue Bresil), winner of his debut P2P at four for Terence O’Brien at Boulta.
251, Lucky Flight (5YO G by Linda’s Lad), the impressive winner of his debut P2P at four for Mary Doyle at Borris House.
252, Sopat (6YO M by Gold Well), winner of her most recent P2P, 5YO Mares Maiden, for Kieran Roche at Boulta. She is a half-sister to the Listed placed Silver Forever.
253, Dream On John (5YO G by Arakan), winner of his most recent P2P at four for Gillian Callaghan at Boulta.
254, Banner Rebel (5YO G by Stowaway), the impressive winner of his debut P2P at four for Kieran Purcell at Dromahane.
255, Finisk River (6YO G by Red Rocks), placed a head second on his most recent P2P for P.J. Crowley at Dromahane.
256, Master Debonair (5YO G by Yeats), dual bumper winner for Colin Tizard from just three starts including a Listed Bumper at Cheltenham on his last start.
Also offered on the second day of the sale is the Horses-in-Training session which will feature entries from owners and trainers including Alan King, Ben Pauling, Brian Meehan, Charlie Hills, Dan Skelton, Godolphin, Harry Fry, Harry Whittington, Iain Jardine, Keith Dalgleish, Paul Webber, Ralph Beckett, Shadwell, Warren Greatrex etc.
The sale’s Breeding Stock session offers high-class NH Mares every year with graduates including the 2018 TBA NH Broodmare of the year Tinagoodnight, dam of Santini. The session will offer 35 mares including Bolivia (Lot 129) and the Listed placed Pretty Reckless (Lot 134).
Goffs UK Managing Director Tony Williams commented:
“The January Sale has taken big steps forward in recent years and is developing into a headline sale on the Goffs UK calendar. The foal session has been growing every year and we have some high-class pedigrees in the sale once again this year along with some cracking individuals.
“The Point-to-Point session is growing in stature and we have already catalogued some high-class horses which will be offered in the dedicated session. More Pointers and Form Horses will be supplemented into the catalogue in the build up to the sale which will be complemented on the second day by 111 Horses-in-Training from the leading owners and trainers.”
Supplementary entries will be taken up until the time of the sale. To enquire about entering your horse, contact Goffs UK on +44 (0)1450 372222.