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Tattersalls December yearling catalogue out

TATTERSALLS has published the catalogue for its December Yearling Sale, the final yearling auction of the British and Irish sales season, which takes place on Monday, November 22.

The 306 lots catalogued (up from 248 last year) include 31 who are eligible for the £1,750,000 Tattersalls Millions, while the majority are eligible for the Racing Post Yearling Bonus.

Among the premier-league stallions who feature in the sires index of the catalogue are Danehill Dancer, Dansili, Invincible Spirit, Oasis Dream, Pivotal, Shamardal and the outstanding Galileo, who has 11 yearlings to represent him.


The Galileo draft includes a half brother to Grade 1 winner Gorella and a half-sister to Grade 1 winner and sire Toccet who was unsold at €180,000 at the Arqana August yearling sale in Deauville, as well as a colt out of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Cash Run.

Last year's Tattersalls December yearling sale recorded turnover of 3,486,700gns, up from 1,997,000gns in 2008, while the average was up to 22,789gns from 19,388gns.

 

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TOP TEN

STALLION £ TOTAL PRIZE
Galileo £11,596,660
Dark Angel £3,699,044
Dubawi £3,194,697
Frankel £2,707,058
Kodiac £2,229,292
Acclamation £2,089,105
Iffraaj £2,067,853
Sea The Stars £1,923,734
Nathaniel £1,880,694
Invincible Spirit £1,699,882