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Asian Maze and Solerina first foals in Derby Sale

TATTERSALLS IRELAND has catalogued 527 lots for its Derby Sale on June 23 and 24.

The auction is the company's flagship sale of National Hunt three- and four-year-old stores.

Reigning champion jumps sire Presenting has a bumper draft of 71 offspring due to go under the hammer at the sale. They include the three-year-old gelding who is the fist produce of Grade 1-winning hurdler Asian Maze.

Other eyecatching progeny in the catalogue include the Definite Article four-year-old gelding who is the first foal produced by three-time Hatton's Grace Hurdle winner Solerina, the Desert King half-sister to Grand National hero Ballabriggs, and three- and four-year-old half-brothers to Time For Rupert by Dr Massini.

The full sale catalogue is available to view at

Last year's Derby Sale recorded turnover of €7,489,250, up 36 per cent from €5,498,700 the year before. The average price of €26,940 was up 16 per cent up from €23,201 in 2009.





King's Theatre £1,148,097
Presenting £1,059,921
Beneficial £989,334
Oscar £896,303
Milan £871,660
Westerner £840,543
Flemensfirth £759,565
Kayf Tara £658,975
Midnight Legend £595,809
Stowaway £503,470