Quality and Diversity at Goffs February


Goffs has released a quality catalogue for the two day February Sale that takes place from 5th to 6th February.  Day one of the sale starts at 10am and consists of 267 catalogued weanlings. This is followed on Wednesday with 2YO’s, HIT and older, and breeding stock, also commencing at 10am.


There are 475 lots catalogued over the two days with highlights including:

Lot 22    Dark Angel own brother to dual Listed winner and Group 2 Queen Mary 2nd Easton Angel.
59    Beat Hollow brother to Listed hurdle placed Carnspindle.
71    Iffraaj brother to Group 2 & 3 placed Amboseli.
81    Awtaad colt out of Group 1 winner Aoife Alainn.
93    No Nay Never sister to Listed placed Thubiann & Speculative Bid.
112    Mastercraftsman own brother to Group 3 winner Dessertoflife.
136    Harzand brother to Listed winner Extremis out of Group 1 winner Fidelite.
153    Mehmas brother to 4 winners including dual Listed winner & multiple Stakes placed Gabrial.
169    Iffraaj colt out of Listed winner I’m Yours.
189    Pride of Dubai brother to Group 3 winner & Group 1 placed Hamza from the family of Group 1 winner & sire Dandy Man.
208    New Bay brother to dual Group 3 winner Queen Blossom.
209    Mount Nelson brother to Grade 2 hurdle winner Little Green.
213    Yeats brother to a winner out of sister to dual Grade 1 winner Peddlers Cross.
228    Walk In The Park colt first foal of Listed bumper winner & Grade 3 hurdle placed Myztique.
229    Pride of Dubai brother to 9 winners including Group 2 winner & Group 1 placed Maraahel.
234    Dandy Man brother to Group 1 winner North America out of Group 1 placed Northern Mischief.
248    Showcasing colt first foal of Listed winner & twice Group 3 placed Porthilly.
256    Kodiac own brother to Listed winner Apex King.

Lot 281    Sea The Stars son of Listed & Group 3 winner and Group 2 placed Albisola.
293    Zoffany sister to Group 3 & Listed winner Energizer.
296    Oasis Dream daughter of Listed winner Kareemah.
304    Starspangledbanner daughter of Listed winner Lungwa.
309    Camelot sister to dual Listed & Group 3 winner Talwar.
315    Kodiac son of multiple Listed winner Pop Art.

Lot 318    Vrai: twice placed Dark Angel sister to Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed sire Lilbourne Lad.
323    Commodus: twice placed Australia sister to Group 3 winner Empowering out of Group 1 placed Blue Cloud.
327    Dawn Trouper: winning & multiple placed son of Dawn Approach.
330    Ahlan Bil Zain: multiple winning son of Elusive City; most recently at Dundalk on 4 January.
333    Stellar Mass: Group 3 & Listed winner and multiple Stakes placed including 3rd Group 1 Irish Derby.

Breeding Stock:
Lot 349    It’s A Wish: dual placed own sister to Group 1 winner Signs of Blessing.
373    Elshabakiya: dual Listed placed daughter of Diktat in foal to Dark Angel.
387    Remarkable Lady: multiple winning and multiple Listed placed daughter of Zoffany.
395    Spirit of Winning: placed daughter of Invincible Spirit carrying a three parts relation to Listed winner & Group 2 placed Neebras.
403    Mark of An Angel: Group 3 placed dam of 3 winners including dual Group 3 winner Queen Blossom; in foal to Le Havre.
414    Speedy River: own sister to Grade 1 placed Deal Done and Grade 2 placed Deal Maker in foal to Doyen.
418    American Spirit: dam of 3 winners and sister to Champion 3YO & sire Authorized.
427    Xinji: dual winning dam of 4 winners including 2018 Listed 2nd 2YO Chuck Willis & Australian Group 3 placed Xebec; in foal to Make Believe.
431    Jabhaat: Listed placed daughter of Hard Spun in foal to Exceed And Excel.
463    Nianga: multiple Listed winner & multiple Group 3 placed dam of 3 winners including Listed placed Nossa and in foal to Wootton Bassett.
473    Rayda: twice placed daughter of Mastercraftsman on her only starts out of Listed winner Raydiya and sister to Group 2 Debutante Stakes winner Raydara.

Flat sires represented include Acclamation, Australia, Camacho, Dark Angel, Holy Roman Emperor, Kodiac, Lope de Vega, New Approach, New Bay, No Nay Never, Oasis Dream while among the National Hunt sires featured are Doyen, Kingston Hill, Mount Nelson, Presenting, Tagula, Walk In The Park, and Yeats.

The breeding stock section includes mares in foal to Awtaad, Cotai Glory, Decorated Knight, El Kabeir, Footstepsinthesand, Make Believe, New Bay, Night of Thunder, and the catalogue features drafts from The Aga Khan Studs, Ballincurrig House Stud, Ballylinch Stud, Baroda & Colbinstown Stud, Irish National Stud, Moyglare Stud Farm, The Castlebridge Consignment, Trickledown Stud, Airlie Stud, Godolphin, Thistletown Stud, Ballybin Stud and many others of note.

Commenting on the publication of the Goffs February catalogue, Group Chief Executive Henry Beeby said:

“Once again the Goffs February Sale will provide an eclectic selection of Flat and National Hunt horses of all ages, and provide great opportunities in each category. This sale has proved a rich source of pinhooking success in recent years and 2019’s more concise catalogue will certainly cater to that demand.”