THE November Sale conducted by Tattersalls Ireland Ltd at Fairyhouse is still by far the world’s biggest National Hunt auction. This year it will extend to five days from Sunday to Thursday, November 10th to 14th, with around 1,200 entries.

The sale starts on the Sunday with 107 National Hunt yearlings, then on Monday come the first of 1,004 National Hunt foals, which continue throughout the next three days. Finally, the broodmares and fillies come on Thursday. Selling begins at 10am each day except Sunday when it starts at 12 noon.