The catalogue for Europe's most comprehensive National Hunt Sale, the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale is available to view online at www.tattersalls.ie. It will also be available in print from Monday 16 October. The sale starts on Sunday 12 November and concludes on Friday 17 November and will commence at 10am each day.
The November National Hunt Sale boasts an exceptional catalogue featuring 1,413 lots made up of older horses (40), two-year-olds, yearlings (199), foals (1,071) and mares and potential broodmares (100). Leading National Hunt sires are well represented throughout the catalogue with 179 lots by leading British and Irish sires including Kayf Tara, Presenting, Milan, Flemensfirth and Westerner. The catalogue also features full or half siblings to 87 Graded or Listed winners including a MILAN half-brother to dual Champion Bumper winner FAYONAGH (Lot 857), a WALK IN THE PARK half-brother to BELLSHILL (Lot 732) and a LEADING LIGHT half-sister to YORKHILL (Lot 728).
First season sires also feature predominantly in the catalogue and foal-crop sires include Altruistic, Gatewood, Hillstar, Kingston Hill, Pether's Moon, Retirement Plan, Sea Moon, Snow Sky and Telescope with yearling-crop sires represented include Dunaden, El Salvador, Jet Away, Leading Light, Libertarian, Ocovango, Sagramor and Valirann.
November National Hunt Sale graduates continue to flourish on the track and this year's highlight was Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale graduate SIZING JOHN, a €16,000 purchase, winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Other notable Grade 1 winners to come from the sale include SOME PLAN, YORKHILL, WILLOUGHBY COURT, FLYING ANGEL, CILAOS EMERY and L'AMI SERGE.