THIS year’s Group 2 Sapphire Stakes winner Ladies Church is the standout name in the Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale.

The two-day auction starts on Friday, November 18th, immediately after the four-day November Foal Sale. There are 469 mares listed in the catalogue and they include drafts from Aga Khan Studs (25), Airlie Stud (7), Ballylinch Stud (12), Boherguy Stud (14), Castlehyde Stud (8), Derrinstown Stud (7), Godolphin (42), Kiltinan Castle Stud (12), Mountarmstrong Stud (7), Moyglare Stud (6), Norelands Stud (15), Ringfort Stud (6) and Tinnakill House (6).

Leading consignors Baroda Stud, The Castlebridge Consignment and the Irish National Stud also send substantial teams.

Apart from Ladies Church (by Churchill), a star for trainer Johnny Murtagh this year, other notable lots include Newtown Pippin, whose two-year-old colt Felix Natalis was stakes placed and won the Goffs Sportsman’s Challenge this year; and the listed winner and Group 1 placed Fadhayyil who is carrying a full sibling by Oasis Dream to Group 1 performer Turaath.

Other highlights include the Niarchos family’s Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed Bocca Baciata in foal to Mehmas; Aspiring who is a Galileo sister to European champion filly Danedream in foal to Wootton Bassett; Inch Perfect who is the dam of listed winner and group-placed Measure Of Time in foal to Sioux Nation; the dam of Grade 2 winner California Angel, Sea Mona, in foal to Night Of Thunder; and the dam of Group 3 winner Rumble Inthejungle, Guana, who is in foal to Saxon Warrior.

The broodmare sire profile includes Acclamation, Cape Cross, Danehill Dancer, Dansili, Dubawi, Galileo, Invincible Spirit, Montjeu, Monsun, New Approach, Oasis Dream, Pivotal, Sea The Stars, Shamardal, Street Cry and Teofilo, while the range of covering sires features Acclamation, Ardad, Camelot, Cotai Glory, Dandy Man, Dark Angel, Havana Grey, Invincible Spirit, Kodiac, Lope de Vega, Mehmas, New Bay, Night Of Thunder, No Nay Never, Oasis Dream, Saxon Warrior, Sea The Stars, Sioux Nation, St Marks Basilica, Starspangledbanner, Supremacy, Teofilo, Wootton Bassett and Zoustar.

Muirin, dam of this year’s dual Group 1 winner Blackbeard, was bought at the November Breeding Stock Sale for €210,000 in 2018. The Group 1 Phoenix Stakes winner Little Big Bear is also out a November Sale mare in Adventure Seeker, who was bought for €125,000 at Goffs November, while the dam of multiple Group 1 winner Alcohol Free was originally bought at Goffs for just €21,000 before going on to top last year’s sale at €825,000. Goffs CEO Henry Beeby said: “The results from mares purchased at Goffs November always makes this sale unmissable.”

Catalogue highlights

1107: Albula, 3yo Galileo filly, winner at two and placed second in Group 3.

1119: Gamilati, 13yo Bernardini mare, Group 2 winner, dam of three winners, in foal to Blue Point.

1148: Fadhayyil, 9yo Tamayuz mare, listed winner, dam of two winners including Australian Group 2 winner Turaath, in foal to Oasis Dream.

1153: Yasmeen, 9yo Sea The Stars mare, listed placed, dam of two winners including listed winner Shaara, in foal to Night Of Thunder.

1183: Bocca Baciata, 9yo Big Bad Bob mare, Group 2 and Group 3 winner, dam of a winner, in foal to Mehmas.

1188: Aspiring, 4yo Galileo sister to champion Danedream, in foal to Wootton Bassett.

1189: Inch Perfect, 14yo Theatrical mare, dam of listed winner and group placed Measure Of Time, in foal to Sioux Nation.

1198: Sweeping Approach, 5yo unraced New Approach full-sister to champion Dawn Approach, in foal to Teofilo.

1218: Sea Mona, 10yo Tiz Wonderful mare, dam of Grade 2 winner California Angel, in foal to Night Of Thunder.

1222: Ladies Church, 3yo Churchill filly, Group 2 winner in 2022.

1232: Local Time, 10yo Invincible Spirit mare, multiple Group 3 winner, dam of two winners, in foal to Ghaiyyath.

1238: Desert Blossom, 12yo Shamardal mare, Group 2 placed, dam of four winners including listed winner Duneflower, in foal to Dark Angel.

1244: Yellow Rosebud, 13yo Jeremy mare, dual Group 3 winner, dam of four winners, in foal to Night Of Thunder.

1245: Riyaba, 12yo unraced Dalakhani mare, dam of two winners including listed winner Riyazan, in foal to Ghaiyyath.

1256: Guana, unraced 13yo Dark Angel mare, dam of four winners including Group 3 winner Rumble Inthejungle, in foal to Saxon Warrior.

1268: Newtown Pippin, 7yo Dubawi mare, dam of 2022 stakes placed winner Felix Natalis, in foal to Cotai Glory.


Sale: Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale at Kill, Co Kildare.

Dates: Friday and Saturday, November 18th and 19th. (10am start each day)

Lots: 469

Tel: 045-886600