LAST week’s Goffs UK Sale at Yorton Farm completed the first round of autumn sales and this juncture offers the first insight into how the market for horses with this season’s point-to-point form is holding up during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Since the global economy was rocked by the arrival of the coronavirus earlier in the year, the bloodstock sector has experienced a not insignificant market adjustment, with the sales of breeze-up and store horses already having been hit by the prevailing climate of uncertainty.