Whether buying foals, yearlings, horses in training or breeding stock, Europe is the key destination for anyone seeking to invest in the very best bloodstock. Several of the world’s leading auction houses sell many of the world’s finest bloodlines each year, with key investors from around the globe gathering in Europe to do battle to purchase elite horses that will triumph at the highest level. Outlined below are the key European bloodstock sales for international buyers. Alternatively, you can find full lists of British Sales, French Sales, German Sales and Irish Sales. 2019 Key Sales - DOWNLOAD
Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale
The Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale is a select sale renowned for producing athletes. Going from strenght to strenght each year, it is widely regarded as Europe's most progressive yearling sale. A stellar 2018 renewal saw a new top price record of €275,000. International superstars Time Warp and Beau Recall (IRE) were both sourced at this sale in recent years. All yearlings catalogued & offered for sale are eligible for the €300,000 Tattersalls Ireland Super Auction Sale Stakes 2019 run on Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh Racecourse.
Time Warp (€37,000 in 2014) 2018 G1 Hong Kong Gold Cup, Sha Tin (HK), 2017 G1 Hong Kong Cup, Sha Tin (HK); Unfortunately (IRE) (€24,000 in 2016) 2018 G3 Renaissance Stakes, Naas, 2017 G2 Prix Robert Papin, Maisons-Laffitte, 2017 G1 Prix Morny, Deauville; Beau Recall (IRE) (€17,000 in 2015) 2018 G2 Royal Heroine Stakes, Santa Anita (USA); Larchmont Lad (IRE) (€110,000 in 2015) 2018 G2 Friarstown Stud Minstrel Stakes, Curragh, 2016 Gr3 Somerville Stakes, Newmarket; Hawksmoor (IRE) (€80,000 in 2014) 2017 Gr2 New York Stakes, Belmont (USA), 2017 Gr3 Beaugay Stakes, Belmont (USA), 2016 G2 German 1000 Guineas, Dusseldorf, 2015 G3 Prestige Stakes, Goodwood.