Tally-Ho Stud has regularly topped the list of vendors at this year's European breeze-up sales and the O'Callaghan family sold an Exceed And Excel colt who interrupted the procession of fillies selling for in excess of €200,000. Billy Jackson-Stops, acting on behalf of owner Michael Blencowe, who has Imperial Fighter in Saturday's Irish 2,000 Guineas, went to €260,000 to secure the half-brother to Group 3 winner Dibajj and Listed winner Black Sea. It was a plan that was a long time coming to a successful conclusion. The agent said: "We have been waiting to buy a horse at the breeze-ups as Michael wanted a breezer, and we have been at three sales and haven't quite got there. "Michael loved him, Andrew [Balding, trainer of Imperial Fighter] loved him too and we had to go slightly over what we intended to pay." Out of the Royal Applause mare Goleta, a...

Sound Of Cannons, a private purchase from Brian Meehan, eventually got of the mark in Australia. He's showed a lot of potential when running in Sydney but the left handed tracks of Melbourne have bought out the best in him and he'll look to back up into the 'win and you're in' Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. ...

Rogue Millennium won the Lingfield Oaks Trial on only her 2nd start. A 35,000gns purchase from the Tattersalls December Mares sales in 2021, this daughter of Dubawi has secured herself a spot in the Oaks at Epsom come early June. ...

Rogue Spirit becomes the first 2-year-old winner of 2022. Bought for just £12,000 at Tattersalls December Yearling Sale, he showed a lot of ability to get to the front and kept up the pace to win well for trainer Tom Clover. This son of Dark Angel could be a contender for the Windsor Castle at Royal Ascot. ...

Sherez - Private purchase Sheraz, by the Aga Khan's Sea The Stars, finished 2nd in the Group 1 Sydney Cup at Randwick. This was an encouraging run from a horse who looks as though he's going to continue improving with time and should be a regular in the big races in Australia next year. 4th in the Sydney Cup was Future Score, another JS Bloodstock private purchase. ...

Landermere wins on debut for trainer Tom Clover and becomes the first winner for the Carroll House syndicate. Purchased for 35,000gns at Tattersalls Book 2 as a yearling, this son of New Approach beat a previous winner in the shape of Godolphin's Parlando....

Glens Top Cat – privately purchased for OTI Racing and to be trained by Matt Cumani in Australia, Glens Top Cat had just the one start in UK before being purchased. He finished a short head second on debut to the 85 rated Velazquez. He looks like a horse with a lot of natural talent and we look forward to watching him perform in Australia....

The Tattersalls and Goffs Horses-In-Training sales have come to an end and it has proven to be a success with a number of purchases being made at both sales. The highlights of which were firstly Hanaady from Tattersalls, who was bought for £120k to go to Australia to be trained by Matt Cumani. Matt boasts 10 years of varied and intensive experience under the tutelage of some of the worlds most celebrated trainers and we’ve had a lot of success together, with the likes of Crambourne Cup winner Future Score and Group 3 placed Taramansour who was bought from Goffs last year. Secondly was Silaiyli from Goffs, who will be going to trainer Ibrahim Al Malki in Qatar, he cost £57k and he is an exciting horse who should have a big future in Qatar if he continues to perform as he has done in Ireland this...

Last week we were delighted to purchase the Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed Tilsit to stand in Turkey for The Turkish Jockey Club. Tilsit, a son of Group 1 winner First Defence, is out of a half sister to Champion miler Kingman and as a result has all the credentials on paper to have a successful career at Stud. Tilsit, trained by Charlie Hills, won three of his eight starts including winning the Group 2 Summer Mile, the Group 3 Thoroughbred Stakes and was placed second in the Group 1 Prix d’Ispahan at Longchamp. He achieved a highest official rating of 114 and was quoted by timeform to be a ‘Strong, rangy colt: very smart performer’....

7 purchased at the Somerville Sale and Taramansour lands the hat trick! Last week was a successful week at the Tattersalls Somerville Yearling Sale as we managed to purchase 7 yearlings to go into training with George Scott in Newmarket. All of the horses purchased were speedily bred types by young and up-and-coming sites and it will be exciting to see how their careers go for their respective owners. Taramansour made it 3 wins in a row with an impressive victory at Swan Hill Racecourse in Victoria, Australia. He’s an exciting horse who was purchased as a in training from Goffs and has really taken off since he started his stint down under with trainer Matt Cumani. Fingers crossed he can continue on his upward curve....

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Next Attending Sale: Tattersalls Ireland (at Tattersalls Newmarket) | 21st & 22nd September 2021