News Top class NH foals and Pointers headline 2019 Goffs UK January Sale Catalogue

Top class NH foals and Pointers headline 2019 Goffs UK January Sale Catalogue


A strong line-up of NH Foals and initial Point-to-Point entries headline an attractive catalogue for the UK’s premier winter NH Sale, the 2019 Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster, which will be held on 22 – 23 January. 

The sale has made huge progress in recent years, with the Foal average growing 42% since 2015 to new records last year, while on the track it has produced high-class graduates including the likes of the Gr.1 Irish Gold Cup winner EDWULF, Gr.1 winner SAM SPINNER (pictured) and Gr.2 winner MIDNIGHT SHADOW. Day one of the sale will offer 119 NH Foals followed by a session of NH Mares with day two offering Horses-in-Training and Point-to-Pointers, the latter in a dedicated session. 

The NH Foal session will offer a first-class line-up featuring lots from leading families and by Europe’s leading sires. Some of the many highlights on offer include:

  • Lot 2, a Kayf Tara colt out of an own-sister to the Gr.1 winner OLLIE MANGERN, Gr.2 placed Petite Margot and Gr.2 placed Billie Mangern.
  • 6, a Flemensfirth colt out of the dual Gr.1 winning Montmartre mare PETITE PARISIENNE.
  • 17, a Malinas half-brother to four-time Listed winning and placed mare SHE RANKS ME and out of a half-sister to the dual Gr.1 winner COOLDINE.
  • 47, a Getaway filly out of a Presenting half-sister to the recent Gr.1 Christmas Hurdle winner VERDANA BLUE.
  • 73, a Getaway half-brother to the Gr.2 placed No Comment and out of a half-sister to the Gr.1 winner ARAN CONCERTO.
  • 75, A Shirocco colt out of a Kayf Tara half-sister to the Gr.1 winner SANTINI and recent Gr.2 winner ROCKPOINT.
  • 96, a Telescope half-brother to the multiple Gr.1 winner SIZING JOHN whose five top level wins include the Gr.1 Cheltenham Gold Cup.
  • 101, a Blue Bresil colt who was the Class 1 winner of the 2018 Goffs UK TBA Stars of Tomorrow NH Foal Show. Out of the five-time winner and Gr.2 placed mare Lifestyle.
  • 117, a Walk In The Park colt out of the dual-winning and Gr.3 placed mare Myztique.

Point-to-Pointers sold up to £270,000 at last year’s sale, with the top lot Phoenix Way winning his Novice Hurdle last week in good style. Some of the current P2P/Form Horse lots are listed below. Supplementary entries will be added to the existing line-up in the coming weeks.

  • Lot 246, Enfant du Mou (5YO G by Irish Wells), winner of his most recent P2P at four for Tom Ellis at Atherstone on 16 December.
  • 248, Victory Echo, (6YO G by Cloudings), winner of his most recent P2P for Liam Casey at Dromahane on 30 December.
  • 250, Chance Finale (5YO G by Blue Bresil), winner of his debut P2P at four for Terence O'Brien at Boulta on 16 December.
  • 251, Lucky Flight (5YO G by Linda's Lad), the impressive winner of his debut P2P at four for Mary Doyle at Borris House on 9 December.
  • 252, Sopat (6YO M by Gold Well), winner of her most recent P2P, 5YO Mares Maiden, for Kieran Roche at Boulta on 16 December. She is a half-sister to the Listed placed Silver Forever.
  • 253, Dream On John (5YO G by Arakan), winner of his most recent P2P at four for Gillian Callaghan at Boulta on 16 December.
  • 254, Banner Rebel (5YO G by Stowaway), the impressive winner of his debut P2P at four for Kieran Purcell at Dromahane on 30 December.
  • 255, Finisk River (6YO G by Red Rocks), placed a head second on his most recent P2P for P.J. Crowley at Dromahane on 30 December.
  • 256, Master Debonair (5YO G by Yeats), dual bumper winner for Colin Tizard from just three starts including a Listed Bumper at Cheltenham on his last start.

Also offered on the second day of the sale is the Horses-in-Training session which will feature entries from owners and trainers including Alan King, Ben Pauling, Brian Meehan, Charlie Hills, Dan Skelton, Godolphin, Harry Fry, Harry Whittington, Iain Jardine, Keith Dalgleish, Paul Webber, Ralph Beckett, Shadwell, Warren Greatrex etc.

The sale’s Breeding Stock session offers high-class NH Mares every year with graduates including the 2018 TBA NH Broodmare of the year Tinagoodnight, dam of the Gr.1 winner Santini. The session will offer 35 mares including the Gr.2 placed Bolivia (Lot 129) and the Listed placed Pretty Reckless (Lot 134).

Goffs UK Managing Director Tony Williams commented:

“The January Sale has taken big steps forward in recent years and is developing into a headline sale on the Goffs UK calendar. The foal session has been growing every year and we have some high-class pedigrees in the sale once again this year along with some cracking individuals. 

“The Point-to-Point session is growing in stature and we have already catalogued some high-class horses which will be offered in the dedicated session. More Pointers  and Form Horses will be supplemented into the catalogue in the build up to the sale which will be complemented on the second day by 111 Horses-in-Training from the leading owners and trainers.” 

View the January Sale catalogue