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Own-Brother To Burrows Saint Tops Strong Day 1 At Goffs December NH Sale


The headline act on a strong opening day of Goffs December National Hunt Sale was Rathmore Stud’s own brother to Irish Grand National winner Burrows Saint.  By Saint des Saints out of a Listed winning own sister to Grade 1 winning chaser Lagunak, the colt foal (Lot 171) was knocked down to Saint Patrick for €90,000.  

Gerry Aherne secured another of the day’s standout foals when going to €80,000 for The Beeches Stud’s colt from the first crop of Crystal Ocean and from the family of Muhaarar and a long line of black type performers including Grade 2 winner Diamond Sal (Lot 218). 

Lime On Gin (Lot 48) is a Doctor Dino filly foal out of a winning sister to recent Cheltenham winner and Grade 3 novice chase scorer Gin On Lime and she was sold today by Ballyreddin Stud to Old Rectory Stud for €65,000.

Ashwood Stud consigned a son of Maxios (Lot 107) that was knocked down to Park Farm for €58,000.  The colt foal is out of multiple Grade 2 placed mare Hello Kitty who is the dam of Grade 2 chase winner Impact Factor.

Click here to view full results from Day 1.

Day 1 figures:

Offered:  226 off
Sold:  135 (60%)
Aggregate:   €1,928,000
Average:  €14,281
Median:  €10,000
Top price:  €90,000

Goffs December NH Sale continues tomorrow, Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th commencing at 10am each day.