06/07/2013 3:57PM

Tattersalls catalogs 736 for July sale


A total of 736 horses have been cataloged for the Tattersalls July Sale, offering breeding stock and horses in training.

The three-day sale, held July 10-12 in Newmarket, England, features a catalog that is nine percent larger compared with last year’s sale, which booked 678 entries. This year’s sale includes 602 horses in training, 77 broodmares, and 57 horses out of training.

Among the notable operations with horses consigned to the July sale catalog are the Aga Khan, Darley, Juddmonte Farms, Moyglare Stud, and Shadwell Estates.

"Six-time Group 1 winner St Nicholas Abbey, whose dam was bought at the Tattersalls July Sale for 3,200 guineas, continues to advertise the sale on the global stage and there is plenty to entice both domestic and international buyers in this year's July catalog,” said Tattersalls chairman Edmond Mahony. “Major consignments from so many of Europe's most successful owner/breeders and trainers look set to provide buyers with the perfect blend of quality, diversity and value for money."

Last year’s July sale saw reduced figures across the board with 402 horses sold for a combined 4,745,400 guineas (about $7,754,000), down 20 percent from the previous year. The average price of 11,804 guineas (about $19,290) was a nine percent decrease from the 2011 July sale, while the median fell seven percent to 6,500 guineas (about $10,600).

The most expensive horse of last year’s Tattersalls July sale was Esentepe, a Group 3-winning Oratorio filly, who sold to Blandford Bloodstock for about $359,480, or 220,000 guineas.

To access an online catalog, click here.