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.
Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale
One of Europe’s best sales of two year olds in training, which has produced over 50 Group and Listed performers since 2012 including Grade 1 Natalma Stakes winner La Pelosa who was one of nine Group/Listed performers to havecome from last year’s sale. The Tattersalls Ascot Breeze Up Sale will now take place alongside the Craven Breeze Up at Park Paddocks in Newmarket. The 2020 Ascot Breeze Up Sale will offer a £100,000 bonus for any two-year-old that is sold at the Sale and goes on to win at the Royal Meeting that year.
Donjuan Triumphant (30,000gns in 2015) - 2019 G1 British Champions Sprint Stakes; La Pelosa (280,000gns in 2018) - 2018 G1 Natalma Stakes; Brando (115,000gns in 2014) 2017 G1 Prix Maurice de Gheest; Ventura Storm (110,000gns in 2015) - 2016 G1 Gran Premio del Jockey Club; Contributer (130,000gns in 2012) - 2015 G1 Ranvet Stakes Rosehill