Tattersalls Finalizes Dates for October Sale

Book 1 horses qualify for 1.3-million Pounds for Tattersalls Millions race series.

Tattersalls sales company has finalized the dates for Books 1 to 3 of this year's October yearling sale to be held at the sales grounds in Newmarket, England.

Book 1 will take place Oct. 7-9 and is expected to have 480 "of the finest yearlings to be found in the world," according to a Tattersalls release. Only yearlings sold in Book 1 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale will qualify for the £1.3-million Tattersalls Millions race series at Newmarket Racecourse for 2- and 3-year-olds.

Book 2 of the yearling sale will also take place over three days, Oct. 13-15, and is expected to number 820 lots. The revamped Book 3 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale will follow, with approximately 550 yearlings to sell Oct. 16-17. The Oct. 17 sale will take place over two sessions before and after Future Champions Day at Newmarket. All yearlings in Book 3 will be eligible for the £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction Stakes.

Dates for Books 1, 2 and 3 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale:

Book 1, Tuesday, Oct. 7 through Thursday, Oct. 9, 11 a.m. daily.
Book 2, Monday, Oct. 13 through Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. daily.
Book 3, Thursday 16 through Friday, Oct. 17. Thursday session will start at 9:30 a.m.; Friday morning session will start at 9:30 a.m., Friday evening session will start at 5:30 p.m.