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Beeby 'delighted' after Kempton breeze-up sale

FOLLOWING Tuesday's Goffs Ready To Run breeze-up sale at Kempton, chief executive Henry Beeby was "absolutely delighted" with trade and suggests that the sale answers the call for a London auction.

He said: "The trade has shown a staggering 56 per cent increase in average, turnover up by 85 per cent and median up 60 per cent. The clearance rate rose by 11 points to a very impressive 78 per cent.

"The atmosphere was superb throughout the day and I think it's fair to say that this has been the most positive breeze up for quite some time. The Panoramic Restaurant was packed all day and this allowed us to make it a really social occasion alongside the business of buying some really excellent potential winners.

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Henry Beeby: "superb atmosphere"

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"We must thank our vendors for putting their faith in the Goffs service by sending us a great bunch of two-year-olds. It was fantastic to see them rewarded with such lively trade from start to finish. A new record was set for the top price, more than double the top price of last year, and we welcomed a diverse group of international buyers to Kempton once again.

"There has been plenty of talk about a London Sale - well this is it! The different approach to this year's sale in terms of promoting it as a social occasion mixing business and pleasure has clearly paid off while the proximity to London and Heathrow is a huge draw for buyers.

"We most also thank the Kempton executive for their enthusiastic partnership and proactive approach since the sale was launched."

 

 

 

 

 

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