A TOTAL of 487 yearlings have been catalogued for the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale with a further 271 catalogued for Part II.
Graduates of the sale won four classics last year - Galileo Gold, Hawksmoor, Wicklow Brave and Conselice.
Last Sunday's Group 2 winner Unfortunately was also a September Yearling Sale graduate. Already this year, 80 two-year-olds from the 2016 sale have won 100 races.
Proven sires represented in the 2017 catalogue include Dark Angel, Kodiac, Pour Moi, Iffraaj, Invincible Spirit, Acclamation, Exceed And Excel, Teofilo, Sea The Stars, Nathaniel, Society Rock, Havana Gold, Holy Roman Emperor, Red Jazz and Fast Company.
First season stallions with yearlings on offer include Alhebayeb, Australia, Charm Spirit, Kingsbarns, Moohaajim, No Nay Never, Noble Mission, Olympic Glory, Slade Power, Toronado, War Command and Xtension.
Among the leading consignors sending drafts to the sale are Yeomanstown Stud, The Castlebridge Consignment, Baroda & Colbinstown Studs, Manister House Stud, The Irish National Stud, Ballybin Stud, Rathasker Stud, Ballyhane, Cooneen Stud, Ballyhimikin Stud, Mount Coote Stud, Tally-Ho Stud, Monksland Stables, Castledillon Stud, Danesrath Stud, Grove Stud, Grangemore Stud, Redpender Stud, Loughmore Stables and Lynn Lodge Stud.
Last year's catalogue attracted purchasers from 11 different countries which generated the highest turnover for the sale since 2006. The 2017 sale runs from September 19th to 21st.
Lot 31 B.C. Kodiac ex Lady Shanghai
Half-brother to HAMZA
Lot 39 G.C. Alhebayeb ex Lawman's Lady
Closely related to Hasanat and Takrice
Lot 64 B.F. Holy Roman Emperor ex Mango Groove
Half-sister to Listed performer Cristal Fashion
Lot 81 B.C. No Nay Never ex Mironica
Half-brother to Listed winner SIRICI
Lot 102 Br.C. Moohaajim ex Nellie Forbush
Out of an own sister to Whiplash Willie
Lot 122 B.C. Gale Force Ten ex Paris Glory
Closely related to ELUSIVE CITY, PARISIAN AFFAIR and CRIMSON CHINA
Lot 130 B.C. Canford Cliffs ex Pivotalia
Half-brother to Group 3 winner ONENIGHTIDREAMED
Lot 137 Ch.C. Es Que Love ex Prima
Half-brother to Stakes performer BOND DEAL and Dawn Eclipse
Lot 221 B.C. Dandy Man ex Stormy View
Closely related to ORDER OF ST GEORGE, ASPERITY, ANGEL TERRACE, and SEHOY
Lot 234 B.F. Toronado ex Susi Wong
Out of a Listed performer, half-sister to BUCCELLATI, LA PETITE CHINOISE and GOLDEN STUD
Lot 266 Ch.C. Nathaniel ex Vistaria
Out of an own-sister to OBSERVATORY and a half-brother to MOUNT LOGAN
Lot 272 B.C. Bated Breath ex Welsh Anthem
Half-brother to Group 3 performer Dream Dubai
Lot 319 B.C. No Nay Never ex Ardea Brave
Half-brother to Listed 2nd Captain Joy
Lot 328 B.F. Society Rock ex Bacchanalia
Half-sister to Listed winner ETERNITY STAR
Lot 344 B.C. Excelebration ex Bless You
Half-brother to Listed winner and Group placed YULONG BAOBEI
Lot 345 Ch.F. Slade Power ex Blue Angel
Half-sister to Listed Dee Stakes winner VIREN'S ARMY
Lot 408 B.C. Toronado ex Dream Time
Half-brother to Mark Of An Angel and closely related to QUEEN BLOSSOM
Lot 465 B.C. Zoffany ex Green Castle
Half-brother to ITHOUGHTITWASOVER, Greenisland and Glenmayne
Lot 577 B.C. Morpheus ex Red Roar
Closely related to Group 2 winning two-year-old UNFORTUNATELY
All yearlings catalogued are eligible for the €300,000 Tattersalls Ireland Super Auction Sales Stakes at The Curragh which forms part of Longines Irish Champions Weekend 2018. The published catalogue will be available from next Monday, July 31st.