13/08/2020. Vibrant Trade Throughout Part 1 of Goffs Land Rover Sale – Goffs Champions Sale To Be Held Online

Vibrant Trade Throughout Part 1 of Goffs Land Rover Sale

Land Rover Sale topper:  Lot 255, Network gelding ex Tornade D’Ainay.
Oaks Tree Farm to Aidan O’Ryan & Gordon Elliott for €185,000
Vibrant trade throughout today’s Part 1 of Goffs Land Rover Sale resulted in an 84% clearance rate, average of €42,494 and a top lot of €185,000.

Oak Tree Farm’s Storm Of Light (Lot 255), a three year old son of Network from the family of Grade 1 performers Fleur D’Ainay and Crystal D’ainay took top spot when selling for €185,000 to the day’s leading purchasers, Aidan O’Ryan and Gordon Elliott.  The duo also acquired Castletown Quarry Stud’s Kalanisi half-brother to this year’s Grade 1 Weatherbys Champion Bumper winner Ferny Hollow (159) for €135,000 as well as another from the Oak Tree Farm draft in Deja Rouge (Lot 216), a son of No Risk At All, for €130,000.

The second highest price of the day went for Authorised Speed (Lot 243), an Authorised gelding out of multiple Listed winner Tangaspeed, purchased by Gallagher Bloodstock and Russell Mac Nabb for €155,000.

More highlights on the opening day of the Land Rover included Clifton Farm’s Buck’s Boum gelding Hezek (Lot 270) who was knocked down to Margaret O’Toole in partnership with Tom Malone for €120,000, while MV Magnier earlier went to €100,000 for Stone Lodge Stud’s Soldier Of Fortune brother to Grade 2 performer Gold Present (Lot 181).

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The Land Rover Sale continues tomorrow at 10am with another top quality selection of stores on offer.

Comparative figures for Part 1:

  Offered Sold Aggregate (€) Average (€) Median (€)
2020 220 184 (84%) 7,818,500
2019 267 242 (91%) 11,709,500 48,386 45,000


Goffs Champions Sale To Be Held Online

Goffs Champions Sale graduate Madam Dancealot, a multiple Graded winner in the US.
The 2020 Goffs Champions Sale, which is traditionally held before racing at Leopardstown on the opening day of Irish Champions Weekend, will take place as an online timed auction with bidding opening on Wednesday 9 September and closing on Friday 11 September, the eve of Champions Weekend which takes place behind closed doors this year.
The boutique horses in training sale has seen top prices of €500,000, €470,000, €450,000 and €300,000 since the inaugural sale in 2014 and has sold to buyers from the US, Australia, Middle East, Ireland and the UK. 
Further details and applications for places in the sale should be made to Nick Nugent or Mary Kilduff at Goffs or to Goffs agent Kevin O’Ryan by Monday 31 August as the entries will be released later that week.  Click here for contact details.


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