Night Of Thunder Colt Heads Strong Second Day at Goffs November Foal Sale

Night Of Thunder Colt Heads Strong Second Day at Goffs November Foal Sale

 

A very strong second day at Goffs November Foal Sale saw the clearance rate soar to 85%, up from 76% on Day 2 last year, as well as a 17% increase in turnover and 4% rise in average price.  The trade was topped by Lot 305 (pictured), Awbeg Stud’s Night Of Thunder colt, the first foal out of a winning sister to a Stakes winner from the family of Germany, that sold to Blandford Bloodstock for €135,000.

Stauffenberg Bloodstock later secured an outstanding son of Wootton Bassett (Lot 439) out of a Group performing Kitten’s Joy mare from Altenbach Bloodstock for €130,000, while another of the stand outs on Day 2 was Airlie Stud’s Profitable colt, Lot 535, a half-brother to two Stakes winners including the recent Listed 2yo winner Sopran Ival.  He sold to Lynn Lodge Stud for €120,000.

Paca Paca Farm purchased the first six-figure foal of the day when going to €110,000 for Collegelands Stud’s Starspangledbanner colt out of a sister to the G3 Nell Gwyn and G3 Princess Margaret Stakes winner Scarlet Run (Lot 281).

Chapel Lane Bloodstock’s daughter of Camelot (Lot 413) out of a sister to the dam of Group 1 Irish St Leger winner Duncan was knocked down to Goodwill Bloodstock at €100,000, and another to make the €100,000 mark was Lot 426 from Yeomanstown Lodge Stud, a filly from the first crop of Ribchester who is a half-sister to two Stakes winners.  She was sold to Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock.
 
Comparative figures:
November Foal Sale Part 1 – Day 2

 

Offered

Sold

Aggregate (€)

Average (€)

Median (€)

2019

231

196 (85%)

6,588,200 (+17%)

33,613 (+4%)

26,000

2018

230

174 (76%)

5,628,500

32,348

26,000


Part 1 of the November Foal Sale continues tomorrow at 10am.  The November Breeding Stock Sale will take place on Thursday and Friday and will be followed on Friday afternoon by the Foal Sale Part 2.