Keyword: BBA Ireland

  • Record-Breaking Start to Tattersalls July

    The Tattersalls July Sale registered a spectacular start with a record-breaking session that saw turnover better all previous sessions at the midsummer fixture, reaching 7,208,629 guineas ($9,764,088) for the 234 lots sold.

  • Ebeyina, a stakes-placed daughter of Oasis Dream offered in foal to Kodiac, sold Nov. 21 for €460,000.

    Goffs Posts Excellent Gains in Gross, Average

    Ebeyina, a stakes-placed daughter of Oasis Dream offered in foal to Kodiac, sold Nov. 21 for €460,000 (US$ 489,804), the highest price at the opening session of the Goffs November breeding stock sale.

  • Lot 23, a filly by Frankel, brought 1.7 million euros ($1,913,824).

    Frankel Filly Tops Goffs Opener at $1.9M

    Juddmonte's first-crop sire Frankel had the highest-priced horse at the opening session of the Goffs Orby yearling sale Sept. 29, a filly out of group I winner Alexander Goldrun.

  • International Buyers Boost Inglis Opener

    The Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale opened is three-day run April 7 topped by a Fastnet Rock filly sold to Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum for $1.6 million (US$1,223,665).

  • Dreaming Of Rubies, lot 446, was the day 2 session topper.

    Goffs February Sale Up Across the Board

    Dreaming of Rubies, an Oasis Dream mare believed in foal to Dawn Approach, was purchased by BBA Ireland for $248,838 in U.S. funds to top the Feb. 12 second and final session of the Goffs February sale.

  • Zebedee

    Zebedee to Shuttle to Cornerstone Stud

    Tally-Ho Stud in Westmeath, Ireland, and Cornerstone Stud in Angaston, South Australia, have reached an agreement under which freshman sire Zebedee will shuttle to Cornerstone beginning in 2015.

  • Immortal Verse sold for 4.7 million guineas.

    Tattersalls Ends Year With Soaring Figures

    Unrelenting demand for quality horses led to record revenues for Tattersalls' 2013 sales season, which ended with a four-day mare sale that saw financials soaring across the board at its conclusion Dec. 5.

  • Lot 191 by Rip Van Winkle out of Aurelia.

    Rip Van Winkle Colt Tops Tattersalls Sale

    A colt from first crop of Rip Van Winkle led trading Nov. 25 at the single-session Tattersalls December yearling sale, which saw a marginal decline in total sales, compared with 2012, but increases in average and median.

  • 'Spectacular' Results at Magic Millions

    The winning Canny Lad mare Our Pride and Joy topped trading on the final day of the select portion of the Magic Millions National broodmare sale, which saw overall total receipts soar and an unprecedented clearance rate.

  • Arqana Figures Already Exceed 2011 Sale

    The Arqana breeding stock sale in Deauville posted powerful results through its first two days of trading Dec. 8-9, with cumulative figures already exceeding overall numbers at the 2011 sale.

  • Goffs Concludes Strong Week of Trading

    Irish sales company Goffs concluded at successful week of auctions on Nov. 24 in County Kildare, Ireland, with its two-day breeding stock sale posting considerable gains in key economic indicators.

  • Average, Median Rise at Arqana Yearling Sale

    The average price rose 5.6% from 2008 and the median price increased 12.5% on the second day of the Arqana October yearling sale at Deauville in France Oct. 20. But fewer horses were sold, which contributed to a 6.7% reduction in the gross revenue.

  • Median Price Increases at Goffs Orby Sale

    Part one of the Goffs Orby yearling sale in Ireland ended Sept. 30 in Ireland with an 11.1% increase in median price from 2008 and a 6.7% loss in average price. This year, there were two sessions in part one of the auction -- down from three last year -- and the sale's gross dropped 31.5%, in part because fewer horses were offered and sold.

  • Royal Applause Colt Shines in England

    A Royal Applause colt topped the opening session of Doncaster Bloodstock Sales' St. Leger yearling auction bringing £120,000 ($197,765 in U.S. funds) Aug. 25 in England. BBA Ireland's Eamon Reilly purchased the bay yearling for Mark Gittins, outlasting Richard O'Gorman in the bidding.

  • Encosta de Lago Colt Makes Big Splash

    An Encosta de Lago colt brought the top price of Aust$2million (approximately $1,429,380 in U.S. funds) during the opening session of the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale on Australia's Gold Coast January 7. Trainer Gai Waterhouse purchased the full brother to 2006 Australian champion Racing To Win from Coolmore Stud, agent.

  • Treptow Active at Tattersalls

    Virginia-based owner-breeder Jim Treptow provided a boost to the four-day Tattersalls July mixed sale, July 8-11, in Newmarket, England. He purchased six lots for a total of 329,000 guineas.

  • Pleasantly Perfect Half-Brother Tops Tattersalls Session

    Swagger Stick (Cozzene), a half-brother to Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Pleasantly Perfect (Pleasant Colony), topped day two of Tattersalls' Autumn Horses In Training Sale in Newmarket Tuesday when bought for 220,000gns to race in the US.

  • Tattersalls' October Sale Reaches Halfway Mark

    Part one of Tattersalls' new-look October Sale realized a total $93.68 million (52,631,500guineas) for 512 head sold at an average of $182,976 (102,795gns) and median of $124,600 (70,000gns). The clearance rate was 72%.

  • Beckys Shirt, brought top price at Keeneland January sale.

    Keeneland Sale Concludes With Large Increases in Gross, Average, Median

    The 2004 equine auction season got a quick jump out of the gate this week as the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale continued the bull market seen during September and November. The five-day sale that ended Friday resulted in a 58% increase in gross, a 49% gain in average price, and a 30% rise in median when compared with the 2003 auction.