2018 GOFFS FEBRUARY SALE LOOMS
05 February 2018
The Goffs February Sale takes place this week, from Tuesday 6th to
Thursday 8th February. The sale begins on Tuesday at 11am with
two-year-olds, older horses, horses in training and a half day of weanlings.
This is followed on Wednesday at 10am with weanlings and a third and final day dedicated
to breeding stock and fillies out of training starting also at 10am.
There are 338 weanlings on offer with pedigrees that will appeal to buyers of
both codes. Flat sires represented include Acclamation, Australia, Battle
of Marengo (IRE), Dark Angel (IRE), Epaulette, Gutaifan (IRE), Holy Roman
Emperor (IRE), Kodiac, Lope de Vega (IRE), No Nay Never, and Sea The Stars
(IRE) while among the National Hunt sires featured are Fame And Glory, Kingston
Hill, Tagula (IRE), Walk In The Park (IRE), and Yeats (IRE).
The breeding stock section includes mares in foal to Acclamation, Battle of
Marengo (IRE), Excelebration (IRE), Footstepsinthesand, Make Believe and
Tamayuz. The catalogue features drafts from The Aga Khan Studs, Ballincurrig
House Stud, Ballylinch Stud, Baroda & Colbinstown Stud, Moyglare Stud Farm,
The Castlebridge Consignment, and many others of note.
There are 627 lots on offer over the three days with
SHENZI (IRE) (Lot 57) is a Fastnet Rock
half-brother to four winners including Grade 3 Jersey Stakes winner Ishvana
PRONOUNCED (IRE) (Lot 71) was a winner over hurdles
at three. He is a half-brother to eight winners including Grade 2 performer Zig
Zag (IRE). His second dam is Grade 1 winner Rivere D’Or.
Lot 299 is a Make Believe half-brother to seven
winners including Grade 2 winner Always Hopeful and the Listed performer Nacho
Lot 399 is a Cappella Sansevero half-brother to
Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine Jet Setting (IRE).
GLAMOROUS APPROACH (IRE) (Lot 578) is a dual Listed
winner and Grade 3 performer. She is from the extended family of Champion
race-horse Teofilo (IRE).
LA CHAPELLE (IRE) (Lot 600) is a daughter of Holy
Roman Emperor (IRE) out of Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Nightime (IRE). This mare
is a half-sister to Man O’War Stakes winner Zhukova and she is sold in foal to
Fascinating Rock (IRE).
View catalogue here.