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GRADE 1 QUALITY AT GOFFS DECEMBER NH

06 December 2018

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The Goffs December National Hunt Sale 2018 will take place on Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th December 2018 at Goffs Kildare Paddocks sales facility in Kill, County Kildare. Beginning at 10am on both days, 555 lots are catalogued for sale, including 486 foals, 35 mares, 19 yearlings, six three-year-olds, two two-year-olds, and one stallion.

 Graduates of the Goffs December National Hunt Sale include multiple Grade 2-winning chaser Definitly Red (IRE),  multiple Grade 1 winner Finian’s Oscar (IRE), Grade 1 Punchestown Champion Bumper winner Tornado Flyer (IRE) (pictured), Grade 1 Cheltenham Champion Bumper winner Relegate (IRE), prolific Graded winner Captain Cee Bee (IRE), and Grade 1 Punchestown Gold Cup winner China Rock (IRE).

 Foals on offer at this year’s Goffs December National Hunt Sale include the progeny of leading stallions such as Presenting, Milan, Westerner, Court Cave (IRE), Yeats (IRE), Getaway, Flemensfirth, Shantou, Mahler, and Robin Des Champs. Mares are offered in foal to stallions such as Conduit (IRE), Doyen (IRE), Flemensfirth, Kayf Tara, Mahler, Milan, and Westerner.

 Sale highlights include:

 Lot 155 – Half-brother to Grade 1 Flogas Novice Chase winner Monalee (IRE). By Walk In The Park (IRE).

 Lot 268 – Walk In The Park (IRE) filly out of Grade 3 winner and Grade 1 placed Burn And Turn (IRE).

 Lot 298 – Champs Elysees half-sister to Grade 3 winner and Grade 1 placed Tombstone (IRE).

 Lot 350 – Famous Name half-brother to Grade 2 Game Spirit Chase winner Mr Mole (IRE).

 Lot 388 – Mount Nelson colt out of Grade 1 OLBG David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle winner Glens Melody (IRE).

 Lot 399 – Full sister to Grade 1 Grand Prix d’Automne winner Galop Marin (IRE).

 Lot 454 – Ocovango half-sister to Cheltenham Champion Bumper winner Relegate (IRE).

 Lot 464 – Walk In The Park (IRE) colt out of Grade 2 winner and Grade 1 placed Little King Robin (IRE).

 Lot 530 – Whistle Dixie (IRE) –  Listed-placed Kayf Tara mare out of Fairy Blaze (IRE), dam of 9 winners from 11 runners including Grade Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Kicking King (IRE). Half-sister to dam of exciting novice chaser Kalashnikov (IRE).

Lot 555 – Masterofthehorse (IRE) – Horse by Sadler’s Wells. Full brother to dual Oaks winner Alexandrova (IRE). 3rd in Group 1 Investec Derby, 2 lengths behind Sea The Stars (IRE).

In announcing the publication of this year’s Goffs December National Hunt Sale catalogue, Goffs Group Chief Executive Henry Beeby said, “Goffs has enjoyed a stellar year of National Hunt success once again and we proudly present another strong catalogue for our December NH Sale. The December National Hunt Sale is a rich source of success for both pinhookers and end users, with graduates often appearing at the top tier of store sales and progressing to major success on the track.”

The full catalogue for the Sale can be viewed online here: https://goo.gl/ybrHFa

For overseas buyers who may require travel assistance please contact Irish Thoroughbred Marketing on +353 45 443060 or email info@itm.ie.

Alex Cairns
Marketing Executive
acairns@itm.ie

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