"I don’t know exactly who bought what but the British buyers seemed to have bought loads. You’d be very hopeful about next week"
Part 1 of Goffs Land Rover Sale saw solid trade with a bidding area in the outdoor parade ring and some momentum gathering behind online bidding
The sale turned over just short of €10m which represented a 36% decline on last year
"I have recurring nightmares of looking like Colonel Sanders, Gerry Adams or even Rolf Harris"
Henry Beeby has seen thousands of top class racing prospects pass before his eyes during his time at Goffs and we put five questions to him about the upcoming Cheltenham Festival
The number of foals to make at least €35,000 improved from 22 last year to 26 this year at the Goffs December National Hunt Sale
At its conclusion, the Orby turned over just shy of €43 million which represented a very minor decrease on 12 months ago
The Goffs Sportsman’s Sale posted an aggregate of just short of €4.9 million and a greater volume of horses allowed the turnover to progress by 12% on last year
A poor clearance rate was disappointing, but the Goffs London Sale still delivered some sterling rewards, writes Leo Powell
“The Land Rover Sale is one of the true success stories of recent years,'' said Henry Beeby
Ryan McElligott looks back at the year in bloodstock sales
There was good depth of demand at varying levels at Goffs and the clearance rate for the sale dropped by a mere point and the percentage of foals sold actually improved on 2017
Quality stock sold well and attracted as much competition but the market was highly selective with a low key and subdued start to the week
A number of high profile withdrawals meant that this year’s Breeding Sale Stock at Goffs couldn’t live up to the trade of the previous two years
A clearance rate of 60% represented a drop of some 12 points on the 2017 edition of the sale
Results at the Goffs Orby Sale have done their bit to bolster both belief and confidence in the yearling market
There was decent competition for the better lots at Goffs Sportman's Sale and the sale also benefitted from the involvement of a varied group of overseas buyers
Leo Powell looks ahead to a great flat card at Cork racecourse next Saturday
The fifth Goffs London Sale failed to match last year's turnover, and a couple of broodmares stole the show
The two-day Goffs Land Rover Sale concluded with a set of figures that pointed to trade that was especially strong at the top of the market but selective elsewhere
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