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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.





Galileo £10,647,143
Dark Angel £3,008,962
Dubawi £2,934,398
Kodiac £2,222,880
Acclamation £2,085,631
Frankel £1,958,689
Nathaniel £1,879,961
Sea The Stars £1,873,321
Iffraaj £1,752,685
Invincible Spirit £1,692,997