SEPTEMBER YEARLING SALE 2013
The eagerly awaited Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale catalogue is now available, online and on the Tattersalls Ireland app. This years’ catalogue consists of 587 outstanding lots catalogued over Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th September 2013.
Tattersalls Ireland graduate LETHAL FORCE has undoubtedly franked himself as the leading sprinter this year, winning the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot and following up with victory in the Group 1 July Cup at Newmarket. LUCKY NINE continues to fly the flag in Asia winning the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin and the Group 1 KrisFlyer International Sprint at Kranji, Singapore. Both horses were purchased at the September Yearling Sale for a mere €8,500 and €9,000 respectively and have earned a combined career total of €4.5million in prize money.
Graduates of the September Yearling Sale continue to excel and this was reinforced in 2012 with no less than 156 2-year-olds winning a combined total of 288 individual races, highlighted by Black Type wins from WINNING EXPRESS, THREE SEA CAPTAINS, SRUTHAN, VIRGIN QUEEN, VIRTUAL GAME and GRAND TREASURE.
All lots catalogued for the 2013 September Yearling Sale are eligible for the oldest sales race in Europe; the €125,000 Tattersalls Ireland Super Auction Stakes held at the Curragh Racecourse in 2014.
111 sires are represented in this year’s catalogue headed by the sire of LETHAL FORCE, Dark Angel (20) along with leading 2-year-old sire Kodiac (15) and leading first season 2-year-old sire Dandy Man (5). Some of the other sires with progeny catalogued include: Acclamation, Approve, Arcano, Art Connisseur, Authorised, Bushranger, Compton Place, Dandy Man, Duke of Marmalade, Equiano, Exceed and Excel, Footstepsinthesand, Henrythenavigator, High Chaparral, Holy Roman Emperor, Intikhab, Kyllachy, Lawman, Lope de Vega, Lord Shanakill, Makfi, Marju, Masercraftsman, Myboycharlie, Pastoral Pursuits, Rip Van Winkle, Royal Applause, Sir Percy, Tagula, Tamayuz and Zebedee to name just a few.
Simon Kerins, Sales and Marketing Director of Tattersalls Ireland commented on the publication of the September Yearling Sale catalogue;
“September Yearling Sale graduates continue to make an impact at all levels and this year is no exception. 2010 graduate LETHAL FORCE cemented his status as one of the leading sprinters in Europe by winning the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot following up with a track record when winning the Group 1 July Cup at Newmarket. His success along with Group 1 wins from Lucky Nine, Group 2 winning TRUMPET MAJOR and Group 3 winners ARPINAT and PRODUCER highlight the exceptional calibre of yearling available at our sale every year. We look forward to extending a warm welcome to existing and new customers this year and we are confident you will find a future winner in this year’s catalogue.”
As ever, Irish Thoroughbred Marketing continue to operate their flight contribution and are delighted to assist anyone wishing to travel to Tattersalls Ireland’s September Yearling Sale with accommodation, airport transfers or any other assistance that may be required.
The September Yearling Sale will commence at 10am each day.