Welcome to a new Racing Post blog, highlighting Godolphin’s up and coming lots for sale at both the Goffs UK Autumn Horses in Training Sale and the Tattersalls Ireland Ascot November Sale.
We will include a short summary of each horse for sale, starting with the draft at Goffs UK, with more comment to follow over coming days. We have also added useful links to make each horse’s Racing Post form history easy to search for.
The Goffs UK Autumn Horses in Training Sale takes place at Doncaster on Monday and Tuesday of next week, 31st October & 1st November.
The Tattersalls Ireland Ascot November Sale takes place at Ascot on Thursday 3rd November.
A multiple winner in Japan, Speak Softly is a 7 year old mare from the immediate family of Cape Cross, Diktat and Iffraaj. This mare is in foal to Poet’s Voice on one cover (LSD: 12.04.16). Her first foal, by Empire Maker, was the result of one cover, and was born on her due date of 07.03.15.
A winning daughter of Authorized, A Star In My Eye is from the immediate family of multiple Group 1 winner and sire, Prince Gibraltar and Cheveley Park runner-up, Illuminate. She has a Slade Power colt foal, born on 09.04.16.
(Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Areyaam (USA), Bay Mare 2009)
Covering Stallion - Brazen Beau (AUS)
Official Rating: 87
Highest RPR: 85 (6 furlongs)
My Lucky Liz, a multiple winner at two years old, is in foal to Australian Group 1 winning sprinter and Golden Jubilee runner-up, Brazen Beau on one cover (LSD: 26.02.16). My Lucky Liz’s first foal, Ascot Day, has made two starts, finishing fourth on two year old debut, before finishing second at Chelmsford last week (27th October).
(Motivator (GB) - Chetwynd (IRE), Chestnut Mare 2009)
Covering Stallion - Universal (IRE)
Official Rating: 67
Highest RPR: 76 (7 furlongs)
Dance For Georgie is a multiple winner, from the immediate family of Roderic O’Connor. Dance For George is believed to be in foal to Universal on one cover (LSD: 11.03.16). She has a Universal yearling filly and a filly foal, both also conceived on one cover.
Cherry Orchard is from the immediate family of Prix de Royallieu winner, Sea Of Heartbreak and St Leger runner-up, The Last Drop. She is the dam of two winners from three runners to date, with her two year old, Tai Sing Yeh winning on his second start at Lingfield last week (27th October). She has a yearling filly and a colt foal, both by Dawn Approach, and is believed not to be in foal this season to Toronado.
(Cape Cross (IRE) - Turmalin (IRE), Bay Filly 2014)
Covering Stallion - N/A
Official Rating: N/A
Highest RPR: N/A
Waterberg is a two-year-old daughter of Cape Cross from the family of Champion US Sprinter, Lit De Justice; Racing Post Trophy winner, Commander Collins; and 2000 Guineas and Derby-placed, Colonel Collins.