A day after selling the record-breaking Teofilo colt for £325,000 at the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale on Monday, Clare Manning’s Boherguy Stud was celebrating again after selling a New Approach colt for £190,000 on Tuesday.
As with Monday’s sale-topper, the colt was bred by Manning’s grandfather Jim Bolger out of the Group 3-winning Congaree mare Maoineach and is a brother to New Treasure, who won the Group 3 Round Tower Stakes earlier this year.
Robson Aguiar signed the docket on behalf of Ebonos, who purchased the colt on behalf of AMO Racing and trainer Roger Varian.
He said: “Roger really liked this horse; I am just helping! The colt has everything there, he is a nice horse and has a nice pedigree.”
All told, Manning’s Boherguy Stud sold a total of four lots for an average of £144,000 and an aggregate of £576,000.
Night Of Thunder colt on the mark for Doyles
Also breaking the six-figure barrier on Tuesday was a colt by Night Of Thunder who rewarded Brendan Holland’s outlay of 30,000gns at last year’s Tattersalls December Foal Sale when selling to Peter and Ross Doyle for £155,000.
The first foal out of the placed High Chaparral mare Tuolumne Meadows, the colt is from the family of Group 3 winner Circumvent and Group 2 scorer Marmelo.
Ross Doyle said: “He is a very nice individual. I took Richard Hannon to see him yesterday and he said that this horse reminds him of his sire Night Of Thunder, whom he trained.
“This colt looks a two-year-old type, he walks well, he is from a good farm in Grove Stud and, of course, Night Of Thunder is doing so well, he has some fantastic stats – he gives you great chances of getting a good racehorse. He goes to Richard and is for a client.”
Earlier in the session, the father and son bloodstock team also went to £68,000 for a daughter of Kodiac out of Oui Say Oui, a winning daughter of Royal Applause who was also second in the Group 2 Debuante Stakes, for Middleham Park Racing.
The further family includes the stakes performers Eye Of The Storm, Satchem and Mohican Heights.
Tim Palin of Middleham Park Racing said: “A gorgeous filly, probably the nicest filly we saw this week.
“Ross [Doyle] just used the word ‘queen’ and she is. The auctioneer commented about Royal Ascot and you could just see her winging around Chester in the Lily Agnes and going to the Queen Mary or the Albany!
“It’s a fantastic page and she’s quite a progressive mare, who is really just getting going. We might just have had one or two bids too many, but we fell in love with her. She’s going to Richard Hannon.”
Sackville secures son of Dandy Man
Bloodstock agent Ed Sackville had been busy throughout both days of trade and on Tuesday he snapped a son of Dandy Man for £70,000.
Offered by Ballyhane Stud, he is a full brother to two-year-old winner and the Listed-placed Thatsallimsaying who has since produced Lauded, who has won twice for trainer Tom Dascombe and was placed in the Group 2 Richmond Stakes this year.
Sackville added: “This colt is by a stallion that we love, and this is a family that we know well – we had Lauded and Julius Geezer.
“This colt looks fast, a real sharp-looking two-year-old type. He is a fairly similar type to Lauded.”
Another to fetch £70,000 was an Acclamation colt, bred by John Dance and his wife Jess, who was snapped by trainer Johnny Murtagh and Eddie Linehan Bloodstock.
Out of the unraced Bahamian Bounty mare Voom Voom, herself a three-parts sister to the Group 1-winning The Tin Man and a half-sister to Group 2 scorer Deacon Blues, the colt is a half-brother to the three-time winner Baba Boom.
Murtagh, who saddled his first top-level winner when Champers Elysee won the Matron Stakes earlier this month, said: “We’ve waited sometime for him today! He looks a ready-made two-year-old and I have the half-brother, who is a very genuine horse and this colt looks faster than him.”