Two Day Tattersalls February Sale Catalogue Now Online
497 lots have been catalogued for the two-day Tattersalls February Sale which takes place Thursday 4th - Friday 5th February. The catalogue for the Tattersalls February Sale can be viewed online at www.tattersalls.com and will be published on Wednesday 20th January.
Comprising 192 fillies in/out of training, 41 broodmares, 202 colts/geldings in/out of training, 38 yearlings and 24 two-year-olds, the catalogue features high class consignments from many of the world’s leading owner-breeders including Godolphin, Juddmonte Farms and Shadwell Estates, who have 49 lots catalogued between them.
The largest consignment in the catalogue is the team of 47 consigned by The Castlebridge Consignment, with eye-catchers among the draft including the 92-rated FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND filly DANCING FEET, a three-time winner in 2020 for Archie Watson rated 98 by Timeform and the smartly-bred fillies COLORATURA SOPRANO, a GOLDEN HORN half-sister to last year’s Group 2 Italian Oaks winner AUYANTEPUI, and AUBADE, an INVINCIBLE SPIRIT half-sister to three Stakes winners from the outstanding family of CASSANDRA GO, HALFWAY TO HEAVEN, MAGICAL and RHODODENDRON.
Regular leading consignors Godolphin have a draft of 20 on the first day, offering 3 geldings and 17 fillies out of training by top sires including DUBAWI, OASIS DREAM, SEA THE STARS and SHAMARDAL. Regally-bred fillies from Juddmonte Farms are always much sought after and they will offer 7 fillies in training on the second day in addition to 4 colts/geldings. These are led by AT EASE, an OASIS DREAM daughter of dual Grade 1 winner JOSTLE, and LUDISIA, a FRANKEL full-sister to the Group 3 Princess Margaret Stakes winner FAIR EVA out of Group 1 Haydock Park Sprint Cup winner AFRICAN ROSE.
Other well-bred fillies in the catalogue include MYSTIFY ME, a half-sister to Group 3 winner AL RAYA consigned by Simon & Ed Crisford’s Gainsborough Stables, and CONIGER, a half-sister to two Stakes winning fillies out of the Group 2 Falmouth Stakes winner MACADAMIA, who will be offered by Richard Hannon’s East Everleigh Stables. The smart GREGORIAN filly SESAME BIRAH, runner up to the subsequent Group 2 Dante Stakes winner THUNDEROUS in the Listed Denford Stakes, will be consigned by Jamie Railton and mares in foal to proven sires ACCLAMATION, BATED BREATH, CABLE BAY, HAVANA GOLD, SHOWCASING and TERRITORIES as well as exciting young sires ADVERTISE, EQTIDAAR, EXPERT EYE, HARRY ANGEL, HAVANA GREY, MASAR and TASLEET look likely to attract plenty of attention.
Buyers looking for colts and geldings in training with smart form also have plenty to choose from. Amongst the potential highlights is the progressive four-year-old WAR FRONT colt BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE, who boasts a Timeform rating of 100 following two wins for Joseph O’Brien this winter. Other eyecatchers include Carlburg Stables’ AFFWONN, an impressive winner of his only start for Roger Varian earning a Timeform rating of 90p, and the promising MUHAARAR colt ALEXEJ, a well-bred son of Group 3 Prix Miesque winner AQUATINTA, rated 98 by Timeform following a win and three placed efforts in four starts for John Gosden. Three-year-olds with plenty of potential include the Aguiar Bloodstock consigned THE HULK, a recent debut winner for George Boughey, and the consistent KOOL MOE DEE, an 82-rated dual winner for Richard Hannon’s East Everleigh Stables.
Pinhookers also look well catered for with yearlings catalogued by proven Group 1 sires BATED BREATH, CAMACHO, HAVANA GOLD, NATHANIEL and ZOFFANY, exciting young sires NEW BAY and TERRITORIES, as well as by first crop sires CRACKSMAN, HARRY ANGEL, MASSAAT, RAJASINGHE and SEAHENGE.
Commenting on the 2021 Tattersalls February Sale, Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony said;
“The Tattersalls February Sale continues to be a consistent source of high-quality breeding stock and horses in training with the dam of last year’s Group 2 Juddmonte Royal Lodge winning two-year-old NEW MANDATE being a prime example. Along with the two-year-olds and yearlings on offer, this year’s February Sale looks certain to appeal to the usual diverse mix of domestic and international buyers who have made the Tattersalls February Sale Europe’s premier midwinter fixture. Our live internet and telephone bidding facilities will again be available for buyers unable to attend in person and we will continue to explore every possible avenue for buyers to participate at all of our sales despite the prevailing challenges.”