Rag Top Headlines Goffs Sale
Group Three winner Rag Top, offered in foal to Noverre, was a standout at Friday’s opening breeding stock session at the Goffs November Sale in Ireland.

Felipe Hinojosa, bidding in the name of his Yegada De Milagro, paid 280,000 euros  (US $414,400) for the seven-year-old mare, who was consigned from Killooley Castle Farm.

Eddie and Eimear Irwin’s Co Tipperary-based Marlhill House Stud went to 160,000 euros (US $236,800) for 13-year-old Soviet Arctic, offered as part of the Sangster family’s dispersal. Covered by Dansili, she is the dam of Group One placed Russian Blue.

The day saw 257 catalogued, with 222 offered and 157 selling for 7,415,500 euros  (US $10,974,950) at an average of 47,232 euros (US $69,903) and a median of 35,000 euros (US $51,800).

There are three days of mares and fillies this year as against two last year.

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