28 settembre 2016. Goffs, dal 1866. Galileo Filly Tops Strong Opening Day At Goffs Orby Sale… // Offered: 222 Sold: 187 (84%) Aggregate: €20,547,000 (+5%) Average: €109,877 (+8%) Median: €70,000 (+8%)





A huge number of buyers from around the world were in action at Goffs today as the Orby Sale opened with a strong set of results that saw increases in average, turnover and median compared with the first day last year.  The clearance rate was 84%.  

Ballylinch Stud’s beautiful Galileo filly (Lot 74 - pictured), an own-sister to Group 1 Fillies Mile winner Together Forever and half-sister to Group 1 Prix Jean Prat winner Lord Shanakill, took top billing when selling to MV Magnier for €900,000.  A Frankel brother to Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner and European Champion 2 and 3 year old Bago as well as dual Group 1 winner Maxios from Camas Park Stud (Lot 168) was another stand out lot on Day 1, selling for €750,000 to BBA Ireland – the leading purchasers at the end of the first day. 


The €750,000 mark was matched by an Invincible Spirit brother to multiple Group winner Cable Bay from the Irish National Stud (Lot 240).  The colt was purchased by Shadwell Estate Company who also secured an own brother to Harbour Watch (Lot 71) from Riversfield Stud for €600,000.  Meanwhile another son of Invincible Spirit from the Irish National Stud (Lot 123), a brother to  Promising who finished a close second in the Group 3 Prestige Stakes last month, sold for €500,000 to John Ferguson.


Click here to view Orby Sale results.

Offered:  222
Sold:  187 (84%)
Aggregate:  €20,547,000 (+5%)
Average:  €109,877 (+8%)
Median:  €70,000 (+8%)

The Orby Sale continues tomorrow at 10am and includes the yearlings from the Wildenstein Stables Ltd Dispersal Sale (Lots 455 – 472).  Immediately following the Orby Sale tomorrow the horses in training from the Wildenstein Dispersal will be offered.

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