Tattersalls Online August Sale Catalogue Online Now

Flaming Moon Galway Festival Listed winner will be offered at the Tattersalls Online August Sale by Matthew Smith Racing
Flaming Moon Galway Festival Listed winner will be offered at the Tattersalls Online August Sale by Matthew Smith Racing

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Online August Sale has been published and can be viewed at www.tattersallsonline.com. The sale, which is scheduled to take place on the 9th – 10th August, has attracted 35 quality entries and includes a selection of breeding rights, fillies and mares, flat and National Hunt horses in training and yearlings.

Bidding for the Tattersalls Online August Sale will be open for a 24-hour period from midday on Tuesday 9th of August with the sale closing from midday on Wednesday, 10th August. The sale format also sees change to the extra time on closing lots being reduced from five minutes to two-minutes. 

The catalogue is highlighted by recent Galway festival winner, FLAMING MOON, who produced an impressive performance to win the Listed Colm Quinn BMW Novice Hurdle. The five-year old son of BORN TO SEA, jumped to the lead a mile from home and remained dominant in the closing stages to hold off his rivals, receiving an official rating of 122.

A lifetime breeding right to high class stallion, SHOWCASING, brings added appeal to the online auction. The Whitsbury Manor Stud-based sire has already produced multiple Group 1 winners and stood for a fee of £45,000 in 2022. SHOWCASING is currently the sire of 60 individual Group/Listed winners including multiple Group 1 winners ADVERTISE and QUIET REFLECTION, as well as the 2022 Group 2 Queen Mary Stakes winner DRAMATISED.

Breeding rights are also on offer for ACLAIM and RIBCHESTER. ACLAIM is already the sire of Group 1 1000 Guineas winner CACHET and the undefeated three-year-old filly ROYAL ACLAIM who is currently favourite for the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes. RIBCHESTER has also had an exciting start to his stud career, boasting four individual Listed winners, including Group 1 placed FLAMING RIB, FACTEUR CHEVAL, RUTHIN and SNOOZE N YOU LOSE.

The sale offers a selection of young mares to appeal to breeding enthusiasts, including:

•Lot 5 SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE, in foal to Leading European 2YO Sire, HAVANA GREY, whose top progeny include Listed winner, LADY HOLLYWOOD, as well as Group performers MAYLANDSEA and HAVANA ANGEL. 

•Lot 8 Stakes performed mare BARBADOS BLUE in foal to GOLDEN HORN. BARBADOS BLUE is a half-sister to stakes winner, MORE BUCK’S and is out BUCK’S BLUE, herself a half-sister to multiple Grade 1 winner, BIG BUCK’s, and Listed winner BUCK’S BANK.

•Lot 4 PERFECT SENSATION is carrying her first foal by Group 3 winning SCAT DADDY stallion SERGEI PROKOFIEV. She is out of Listed winning, Group 3 placed mare NEEDLES AND PINS, and is a half-sister to Group 3 winner, ALSINDI.

There are 18 Horses in Training catalogued with prospects from both Flat and National Hunt disciplines represented. 

The sale has attracted support from the likes of The National Stud, Highclere Stud and Baroda Stud and features mares in foal to exciting young sire LAND FORCE, yearlings by POSTPONED and a foal by multiple Classic producing sire CAMELOT. 

Wildcard entries will be accepted until 5:00pm, Thursday 4th of August and details of all available lots including photos, videos and veterinary information can be found at www.tattersallsonline.com. Prospective purchasers are required to register on www.tattersallsonline.com and request to join the sale ahead of the commencement of bidding, subject to approval by the Tattersalls accounts team.

Full details of the Lifetime Breeding Right Agreements are available upon request by email to tattersallsonline@tattersalls.com. Any further enquiries regarding these lots should be made to the respective studs, whose contact details are listed on the website.