The appropriately named Bravemansgame, last Sunday’s Killinick 4yo winner, was knocked down to Tom Malone/Paul Nicholls for £370,000 (€432,641), at Thursday’s Tattersalls Cheltenham Sale. The French bred gelding was a €48,000 purchase for Donnchadh Doyle at the Derby Sale last June.
Donnchadh Doyle’s Farouk d’Alene won his maiden, last Sunday, in Belclare, by 18 lengths, Margaret O’Toole had to go to £260,000, to purchase the son of Racinger for Gordon Elliott.
Hold That Taught, another winner from last Sunday, this time at Turtulla, for Denis Murphy, was knocked down to Venetia Williams for £220,000, he was a €70,000 purchase at last year’s Derby Sale.
There were 24 select entries for the sale, of which 13 were consigned from Wexford handlers- see the details below.
Bravemansgame (FR) 2015 B.G. BY Brave Mansonnien (FR) EX Genifique (FR)- Monbeg Stables (Donnchadh Doyle)- Tom Malone/Paul Nicholls £370,000
Farouk d’Alene (FR) 2015 B.G. BY Racinger (FR) EX Mascotte d’Alene (FR) Monbeg Stables (Donnchadh Doyle) Margaret O’Toole / Gordon Elliott Racing £260,000
Hold That Taught (GB) 2015 B.G. BY Kayf Tara (GB) EX Belle Magello (FR)- Ballyboy Stables (Denis Murphy)- Stroud Coleman Bloodstock / Venetia Williams £220,000
Sporting John (IRE) 2015 B/Br.G. BY Getaway (GER) EX Wild Spell (IRE) – Ballycrystal Stables (Matthew Flynn O’Connor)- Kieran McManus £160,000
Linelee King (FR) 2015 Gr.G. BY Martaline (GB) EX Queen Lee (FR) – Milestone Stables (Colin Bowe)- Aiden Murphy / Olly Murphy Racing £160,000
Giants Table (GB) 2015 Br.G. BY Great Pretender (IRE) EX Bold Fire (GB)- Milestone Stables (Colin Bowe)- Jamie Codd £160,000
Telmesomethinggirl (IRE) 2015 B.F. BY Stowaway (GB) EX Wahiba Hall (IRE)- Milestone Stables (Colin Bowe)- Rathmore Stud £160,000
Eclair Surf (FR) 2014 B.G. BY Califet (FR) EX Matasurf (FR) Monbeg Stables- (Cormac Doyle) -Gerry Hogan Bloodstock £140,000
Jeremy Pass (IRE) 2015 B.G. BY Jeremy (USA) EX Toulon Pass (IRE)- Moate Stables (Michael Goff) -Tom Malone/Paul Nicholls £100,000
Madam Deluxe (GB) 2015 B.F. BY Malinas (GER) EX Easibrook Jane (GB) – Ballydaragh Stables (Liam Kenny) -Jamie Codd £90,000
Ard Abhainn (IRE) 2014 Br.M. BY Jeremy (USA) EX Sheer Frustration (IRE)- Ballinagore Stables (Bernadette Murphy)- Aidan O’Ryan / Gordon Elliott £80,000
Java Point (IRE) 2015 B.G. BY Stowaway (GB) EX Classic Sun (GER) – Milestone Stables (Colin Bowe) –Ed Bailey Bloodstock £80,000
Generation Text (IRE) 2015 B.G. BY Getaway (GER) EX Maid In Glenavy (IRE)- Ballyboy Stables (Denis Murphy)- Lot Not Sold £95,000
On the evening 20 of the 24 horses offered for sale were sold, the aggregate was £3,165,000, giving an average price of £158,250, and a median of £147,500, all of which shows an increase on last year’s sale.