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Balko Des Flos bought by new racehorse ownership venture
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Balko Des Flos bought by new racehorse ownership venture
on 24 March 2021
A report from Wednesday's Goffs Online Sale, which was topped by an Aintree Grand National entry

AINTREE Grand National entry and former Ryanair Chase winner Balko Des Flos topped Wednesday's Goffs Online Sale when sold for £110,000.

Consigned by Gigginstown House Stud, he was purchased for £110,000 on behalf of racehorseclub.com by Peter Molony, who commented: "Balkos Des Flos will stay with Henry de Bromhead and is being aimed at the National. He has been bought for an exciting new venture about which there will be further news announced in the coming weeks."

Wednesday's timed online auction featured National Hunt young stock, breeding stock and horses in training. It saw 32 horses sold for a total of £557,600, with a £17,425 average.

Other notable purchases included Shallow River, a five-year-old son of Ocovango placed in a bumper in Thurles on his only start two weeks ago for Margaret Mullins, who was sold by Canterbrook Stud to Shane Donohoe for £66,000.

Gerry Hogan Bloodstock purchased the five-year-old Jet Away mare De Lady In Red, placed in a maiden hurdle at Navan on Monday, for £64,000 from The Borotown Stud.

SALE STATISTICS

OFFERED: 62

SOLD: 32 (52%)

AGGREGATE: £557,600

AVERAGE: £17,424

MEDIAN: £8,750

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