JUST four horses will come under the hammer in the Goffs Champions Sale before racing at Leopardstown today (Saturday).

Established in 2014 when Irish Champions Weekend was initiated, the sale did not take place in 2020 or 2021 due to Covid-19.

The sale will take place at noon in the winner’s enclosure. It will not be streamed online or offer online bidding. Those wishing to bid by phone should contact Joey Cullen on 087 746 6345.

Lot 1: MCTIGUE, 3yo gelding by Fracas. Winner at two and placed on five of his six starts at three. Rated 98.

Lot 2: FREE TO PARTY, 3yo gelding by Free Eagle. Progressive performer who won his maiden (1m 2f) on August 29th at Roscommon.

Lot 3: FREEDOM OF SPEECH, 3yo filly by Australia. Winner at two and Group 3 placed at three. Rated 96.

Lot 4: ICARE DESBOIS, 4yo gelding by Triple Threat. Winner of the George Mernagh Memorial Bumper, his only start to date.