High Class Two Year Old I Am Invictus Added to Tattersalls July Sale
High class two-year-old colt I AM INVICTUS is the latest exciting wildcard to be added to the Tattersalls July Sale, following his promising effort when a running on fourth in the Group 2 Railway Stakes over six furlongs at the Curragh on Sunday. The son of COTAI GLORY will be offered by the Castlebridge Consignment as lot 516B on Wednesday, 12th July.
The Michael O’Callaghan trained maiden has shown high class form in his three starts to date and will be offered with an official rating of 93. Third over five furlongs on debut at Naas behind the subsequent Group 2 Coventry Stakes winner RIVER TIBER, I AM INVICTUS was then runner up by a neck at Navan to PEARLS AND RUBIES who was beaten just a head in the Listed Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot on her next start.
By COTAI GLORY, sire of Group 1 winning sprinter THE PLATINUM QUEEN, I AM INVICTUS boasts a top class sprinting pedigree and was bought by his trainer Michael O’Callaghan for 160,000 guineas after an impressive breeze at the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale. His dam ASRAFAIRY is a half-sister to top class sprinter FAIRYLAND, a dual Group 1 winner of the Flying Five Stakes and Cheveley Park Stakes, and also to the multiple Group winner NOW OR NEVER, placed in the Group 1 Irish 1000 Guineas and later a Group 2 winner in Australia. Their dam QUEENOFTHEFAIRIES is a half-sister to the dual European Champion and five-time Group 1 winning sprinter DREAM AHEAD.
I AM INVICTUS will join WHITE JASMINE, a four-year-old full-sister to Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Stakes winner KHAADEM in foal to outstanding Champion BAAEED, and the promising three-year-old ETHICAL DIAMOND as wildcard entries to the Tattersalls July Sale which will take place from Tuesday 11th to Friday 14th July. The catalogue numbers 964 lots and can be viewed online at www.tattersalls.com, or is available from Tattersalls and Tattersalls representatives.