2016 Review

Dandy Man Filly Tops Sportsman’s Sale Part 1

Today’s first session of the two day Sportsman’s Sale was topped by a Dandy Man filly from Catherinestown Stud Farm (Lot 722 - pictured) that was purchased by Joe Foley for €90,000.  The filly is a granddaughter of Group 1 performer Rosinka.   Zoffany sired the next two highest priced yearlings of Part 1, with Wardstown Stud’s colt (Lot 527) going the way of Bahen Bloodstock and Hanshen Thom for €80,000, while Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock secured a smart filly from Church View Stables (Lot 571) for €70,000.

Among the many other yearlings in demand today were a son of Foxwedge from The Castlebridge Consignment (Lot 801) that was knocked down to Bobby O’Ryan and Keith Dalgleish at €65,000, while Dandy Man’s popularity continued with Lot 819 from Ballyhane going to Aidan O’Ryan and Gordon Elliott for €65,000.  BBA Ireland, one of the leading purchasers at this week’s Orby Sale, made a major impact again today securing a total of 49 yearlings which included a €40,000 Dawn Approach filly from the family of Frankel (Lot 604), consigned by Miltown Park Stud.

Click here for the results of Sportsman’s Sale Part 1.

Goffs yearling sales week draws to a close tomorrow with Part 2 of the Sportsman’s Sale getting underway at 10am.  Click here to view the catalogue.

Offered:  293
Sold:  236 (81%)
Turnover:  €4,618,000 (-6%)
Average:  €19,568 (-19%)
Median:  €15,000 (-17%)

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