December Mare Sale

The World's Most International Thoroughbred Sale

November 28 - December 1, 2016

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Classic and Group 1 Winners in Quality December Mares Catalogue

Dam of Derby Winner Harzand Amongst 1,059 Catalogued

HAZARIYA, the dam of dual Derby winner HARZAND, heads a quality catalogue for the forthcoming Tattersalls December Mares Sale which takes place November 28th to December 1st. The catalogue for Europe’s premier breeding stock sale numbers 1,059 lots and can be viewed online at

Widely regarded as the world’s most international bloodstock sale, the 2016 renewal of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale as ever combines the best of British and Irish bloodstock with significant consignments from throughout Europe. Grade 1 Beverley D Stakes winner EURO CHARLINE, dual Group 1 winning sprinter QUIET REFLECTION, multiple Argentinian and Chilean Group 1 scorer FURIA CRUZADA and this year’s Italian 1000 Guineas winner CONSELICE are amongst more than 50 Group/Listed performing fillies in/out of training catalogued. Other eye-catching fillies in addition to the Classic and Group 1 winning quartet include the Group and Listed winning Classic placed four year olds IRISH ROOKIE, JACK NAYLOR and NYMERIA, as well as the Group 3 winning Mick Channon trained duo CZABO and DIVINE and the Group 3 winning Group 1 placed QUEEN CATRINE.

Nine Group 1 winning or Group 1 winner producing mares add further appeal to the quality catalogue. In addition to HAZARIYA, dam of dual Derby winner HARZAND, there are three further dams of Group 1 winners; SCREEN STAR, dam of 2015 Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes winner LUMIERE, SHERMEEN, dam of 2013 Group 1 Phoenix Stakes winner SUDIRMAN and POSTERITAS, dam of Group 1 Prix Jean Prat winner MUTUAL TRUST, who is one of 58 beautifully bred mares and fillies in/out of training coming from Prince Khalid Abdullah’s Juddmonte Farms. The outstanding Juddmonte consignment also features mares in foal to top sires including FRANKEL, KINGMAN and OASIS DREAM, as well as Group 1 Yorkshire Oaks winner QUIFF, in foal to HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, and no less than 24 half sisters to Group 1 or Group 2 winners.

In total the catalogue includes more than 120 Group and Listed winners/producers and more than 120 mares in foal to the current top 20 active sires in Britain and Ireland including the only mares in foal to DUBAWI and FRANKEL to be offered in Britain and Ireland. As ever, in addition to Juddmonte Farms, the leading owner/breeders Cheveley Park Stud, Gestut Fahrhof, Godolphin, Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard, Hascombe and Valiant Stud, Lanwades Stud, Newsells Park Stud, The Royal Studs and Shadwell are well represented with the largest single consignment being the top class team from Godolphin.

Amongst the 76 catalogued from Godolphin are Group 1 and Classic winners BAILA ME, FOLK OPERA, FORTY GREETA, FULL ROSE and PUNCTILIOUS, as well as Group 2 winners FLASHY WINGS, SCATINA and THE MINIVER ROSE who is in foal to DUBAWI. In addition to DUBAWI, the Godolphin consignment also features mares in foal to proven Group 1 sires EXCEED AND EXCEL, IFFRAAJ, NEW APPROACH, OASIS DREAM, PIVOTAL, SHAMARDAL, SIYOUNI and TEOFILO, as well as exciting young prospects BRAZEN BEAU, DAWN APPROACH, GOLDEN HORN, HALLOWED CROWN, MAXIOS and NIGHT OF THUNDER.

Commenting on the catalogue for the 2016 Tattersalls December Mares Sale, Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony said;

“The Tattersalls December Sale has been Europe’s premier dispersal of top class breeding stock since 1886 and we have a top class catalogue with which we bring our 250th year to a close. As ever, mares purchased at the December Sale have produced Group 1 winners in every corner of the world in 2016 and it is the unique diversity of the December Sale which sets it apart from all others and which every year attracts the international buyers in such numbers."

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