Half Sister to Cheveley Park Winner Alcohol Free Amongst Highlights of Tattersalls December Yearling Sale
The catalogue for the 2020 Tattersalls December Yearling Sale is out now and can be viewed at www.tattersalls.com. Numbering 173 lots, the December Yearling Sale will take place Monday 23rd November.
The STARSPANGLEDBANNER half-sister to recent Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes winner ALCOHOL FREE and the SEA THE STARS half-brother to Group 2 Prix Corrida winner AMBITION, out of 2013 Oaks winner TALENT, look to be amongst the highlights of the catalogue which features own or half brothers and sisters to 37 Group and Listed winners including five Group 1/Classic winners.
Buyers looking for yearlings eligible for the valuable Tattersalls bonus schemes and races will not be short of choice, with the catalogue featuring 13 yearlings eligible for the lucrative £20,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus Scheme and a further 12 eligible for the £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction Stakes. Fillies eligible for the Great British Bonus also look likely to attract attention and there is a sole lot qualified for French Owners’ Premiums.
Seven of the current top 10 British and Irish sires have yearlings catalogued including KINGMAN, whose single offering is a colt out of Group 3 winner LACAROLINA, DARK ANGEL, KODIAC, LOPE DE VEGA, PIVOTAL, SEA THE STARS and ZOFFANY, who have a total of 22 yearlings catalogued between them.
Other proven Group 1 sires with progeny in the sale include ACCLAMATION, AUSTRALIA, CAMELOT, DANDY MAN, EXCEED AND EXCEL, FARHH, FASTNET ROCK, MEHMAS, NATHANIEL, NEW APPROACH, NO NAY NEVER, OASIS DREAM, SEA THE MOON and SHOWCASING.
There are plenty of yearlings on offer from exciting young sires with either one or two crops of racing age including BELARDO, GLENEAGLES, GOLDEN HORN, MUHAARAR, NIGHT OF THUNDER, PRIDE OF DUBAI, TERRITORIES and TWILIGHT SON as well as Group 1 and Classic winning first crop yearling sires ACLAIM, CARAVAGGIO, CHURCHILL, DECORATED KNIGHT, GALILEO GOLD, HIGHLAND REEL, POSTPONED, PROFITABLE, RIBCHESTER and ZARAK.
The largest consignment comes from The Castlebridge Consignment with 22 yearlings, followed by Baroda Stud with six and Culworth Grounds Farm, Jamie Railton, Meon Valley Stud and New England Stud, all of whom are consigning five yearlings.
Commenting on the catalogue for the 2020 Tattersalls December Yearling Sale, Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony said;
“The Tattersalls December Yearling Sale is a consistent source of top-class performers with a well established reputation for combining quality and value for money. The catalogue for the 2020 renewal has consignments from many of Britain and Ireland’s most successful nurseries and as well as plenty of outstanding pedigrees, buyers will find a large number of yearlings eligible for valuable £20,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonuses and the ever - popular £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction Stakes, as well as the well-received Great British Bonuses."