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Premier Sale Keeps on Producing

Graduates from the Doncaster Premier Sale dominated on the international stage as Laurens, Limato, and Fighting Irish all landed Group races today.

Trull House Stud Dispersal – January Sale 2018

Leading NH Owner-Breeder, Mr Richard Kelvin-Hughes, will hold a dispersal of 25 horses from his Trull House Stud at the Goffs UK January Sale.

Australian Gr.2 Success for Breeze Up Graduate Now Or Later

Group 1 aspirations are firmly on the agenda for the Breeze Up Sale graduate Now Or Later following her Australian Group 2 Blazer Stakes win.

Autumn Sale HIT & Yearling Entries Close Next Monday

Horses-in-Training and Yearling entries for the Goffs UK Autumn Sale at Doncaster (6 – 8 November) close next Monday 16 October.

Quiet Reflection Heads Breeze Up Stakes Double

The Goffs UK Breeze Up Sale in Doncaster celebrated a big weekend on racetracks throughout Europe with a Stakes double headed by its latest star, Champion filly Quiet Reflection.

100 2YO winners for Premier Sale – Europe’s Best

Europe’s best sale for 2YO winners, the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale at Doncaster, added to its record breaking year today when achieving its 100th individual 2YO winner for 2017

Shadwell Enter 30 HIT for Autumn Sale

Entries are being taken now for the Goffs UK Autumn Sale at Doncaster and current entries include a 30-strong draft of Horses-in-Training from Shadwell Stud.

Entries for £50,000 Goffs UK Spring Sale Bumper Close Tuesday

Entries for the 2018 £50,000 Goffs UK Spring Sale Bumper, which will be held on Saturday 24 March at Newbury Racecourse, close next Tuesday 26 September at noon.

NH Foal Show Champion Entered in Doncaster January Sale

Entries are being taken now for the 2018 Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster and among the current entries is this year’s Stars of Tomorrow NH Foal Show champion.

Harry Angel Heads Premier Sale 1-2 in Gr.1 Sprint Cup

Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale graduate Harry Angel claimed his second Group 1 in succession on Saturday in the Group 1 32Red Sprint Cup Stakes at Haydock Park.

Increases Across the Board at Doncaster September Sale

A large crowd of domestic and international buyers from around the world created a vibrant market at today’s Goffs UK September HIT Sale at Doncaster with all the sale’s indicators showing health growth.

Winning Updates for September HIT Sale Entries

A number of entries in Wednesday’s Goffs UK September Horses-in-Training Sale have won on the track since the catalogue went to print on 23 August and the form updates are now online.

17 Supplementary Entries for Doncaster September HIT Sale

An additional 17 supplementary entries have been catalogued for next Wednesday’s Goffs UK September Horses-in-Training Sale at Doncaster which will start at 10am.

Good Trade at Silver Sale Completes Big Three Days at Doncaster

A smaller but better-quality catalogue for the Goffs UK Silver Yearling Sale at Doncaster delivered an improved set of figures on last year’s sale driven by a solid buying bench of domestic and international owners and trainers.

Fourth Consecutive Record Sale for Doncaster Premier

The strongest ever catalogue combined with outstanding results from graduates on the track and the sale achieved record figures across the board

Record Breaking Opening Day for Doncaster Premier Sale

The 2017 Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale got off to an outstanding, record breaking start at Doncaster today with the strongest catalogue in the sale’s history delivering massive increases on last year’s record Day 1 figures.

Premier Sale Preview - David O'Callaghan & Roger O'Callaghan

The countdown to the 2017 Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale at Doncaster continues as Aisling Crowe speaks with consignors David O'Callaghan of Yeomanstown Stud and Roger O'Callaghan of Tally-Ho Stud

Premier Sale Preview – Lady Carolyn Warren & Julian Dollar

Aisling Crowe speaks with consignors Lady Carolyn Warren of Highclere Stud and Julian Dollar of Newsells Park Stud about their 2017 Premier Yearling Sale drafts.

Premier Sale Preview: Q&A With 2017 Consignors

The countdown to the 2017 Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale at Doncaster (29 – 30 August) continues as Aisling Crowe speaks with leading consignors for a brief Q&A.

Premier Sale Q&A With 2017 Consignors

The countdown to the 2017 Premier Yearling Sale (29 – 30 August) continues as Aisling Crowe looks ahead to some of the outstanding yearlings set to be offered at Goffs UK next week. The series of spotlights begins with a Q&A of leading vendors…

Premier Sale Preview – Anna Sundstrom & Daniel Creighton

Aisling Crowe speaks with consignors Anna Sundstrom of Coulonces Sales and Daniel Creighton of Salcey Forest Stud on their 2017 drafts and shared success with the filly Laurens.

Tangled Wins £300,000 Goffs Premier Yearling Stakes

Two-year-old Tangled took out the 20th running of the £300,000 Goffs Premier Yearling Stakes at York yesterday and made it back-to-back wins in the valuable race for trainer Richard Hannon and jockey Sean Levey.

Quality & Diversity at Doncaster September Sale

A total of 225 Horses-in-Training entries have been catalogued for the Goffs UK September Sale at Doncaster which will be held on Wednesday 6 September from 10am.

Goffs UK Sponsor RoR National Championships at Aintree

The third running of the Goffs UK sponsored Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) National Championships gets underway at Aintree Racecourse’s International Equestrian Centre tomorrow.

Major Owners & Trainers Well Represented in September HIT Sale

Some of the UK and Ireland’s biggest Flat and NH owners and trainers have entered significant drafts for the Goffs UK September HIT Sale at Doncaster on 5 & 6 September. Entries close this week.

Michael Orton Appointed Goffs UK Marketing Director

Goffs UK have appointed Michael Orton to the position of Marketing Director with immediate effect.

Further Highlights Demonstrate Depth of 2017 Premier Sale Catalogue

The strongest catalogue in the history of the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale will be offered at Doncaster on 29 & 30 August and further highlights listed below demonstrate the depth of quality that is on offer this year.

Gr.1 Placed Velvet Maker Tops the August Sale

Good demand from an international buying bench featuring buyers from throughout Europe and the Middle East saw 148 horses sell at today’s Goffs UK August Sale at Doncaster.

Soleglad Added to Tomorrow’s August Sale

Bumper winner Soleglad has been supplemented for the Goffs UK August Sale at Doncaster which will offer 88 Stores and 203 Horses-in-Training tomorrow, Tuesday 8 August, from 10am.

Premier 2YO Barraquero Wins Gr.2 Richmond Stakes

Hugely exciting 2YO BARRAQUERO shows he has a big future in front of him after producing an impressive performance to win today’s prestigious Group 2 Qatar Richmond Stakes at the Goodwood Festival.

Stage Summit Supplemented for Tuesday’s August Sale

Last start Bumper winner Stage Summit has been added to the Goffs UK August Sale at Doncaster which will offer 291 Stores and Horses-in-Training next Tuesday 8 August.

Premier Graduate Breton Rock Wins Gr.2 Lennox Stakes

Breton Rock has continued the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale’s outstanding run of success on the track this season with an impressive late-finish to claim the Group 2 Lennox Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

Silver Yearling Sale Catalogue Now Online

A total of 149 yearlings have been catalogued for the Goffs UK Silver Yearling Sale at Doncaster which will be held on Thursday 31 August – the day following the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale.

Strongest Ever Premier Sale Catalogue Now Online

This year Goffs UK will offer the strongest ever Premier Yearling Sale catalogue at Doncaster on 29 & 30 August

Second 2017 Gr.1 Winner for Doncaster August Sale

SWANSEA MILE claims Grade 1 honours when winning the Gr.1 A.P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase Handicap at Saratoga

Dual Cheltenham Festival Winning August Sale Now Online

291 Stores and Horses-in-Training have been catalogued for the Goffs UK August Sale at Doncaster on Tuesday 8 August which celebrated two Graded winners at March’s Cheltenham Festival.

Premier Graduate Harry Angel Wins Gr.1 Darley July Cup

The Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale celebrated back-to-back Group 1 Darley July Cup wins on Saturday as 3YO Harry Angel led home last year’s winner Limato in a 1-2 for the Doncaster sale.

August Sale Store & HIT Entries Close Monday 17 July

The Goffs UK August Sale at Doncaster has already taken a number of entries following last year’s highly successful sale and May’s Spring Sale where records were smashed.

Half-Sister to Beckford Heads to Doncaster Premier Sale

The catalogue for the 2017 Goffs UK Premier Sale will include a half-sister to BECKFORD who won Saturday’s Group 2 Railway Stakes at the Curragh.

Premier Yearling Entries Due Friday

Quality yearlings by many of Europe’s leading sires have already been entered for the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale and entries are due by Friday 30 June

Hannah Marks Appointed As Goffs Digital Marketing Executive

Goffs is delighted to announce the appointment of Hannah Marks as Digital Marketing Executive for Goffs and Goffs UK.

BARNEY ROY Leads Goffs UK Domination on Day 1 of Royal Ascot

Premier Yearling Sale graduate Barney Roy headed a hugely successful opening day of the 2017 Royal Ascot Meeting for Goffs UK graduates who claimed three races, headed by the Gr.1 St James’ Palace Stakes.

Stores & HIT – Enter Now for the August Sale

The Goffs UK August Sale at Doncaster celebrated a vibrant return to the sale calendar last year with some excellent results in the ring.

Eddie O’Leary Presented with The Willie Stephenson Trophy by Goffs UK

The Willie Stephenson Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the person whom the Goffs UK Board feel have made the biggest contribution to the success of the company during that year.

Incredible Trade Across Both Days of the Spring HIT/P2P Sale

Today’s final session of the 2017 Goffs UK Spring Horses-in-Training/Point-to-Point Sale brought a highly successful three days to a close for the UK’s largest and most successful NH Sale which welcomed the who’s who of the NH world to Doncaster.

Pointers & Form Horses Headline Day 1 of the Spring HIT/P2P Sale

A late flurry of young form horses from England and Ireland produced a strong finish to today’s opening day of the Goffs UK Spring Horses-in-Training/Point-to-Point Sale at Doncaster.

Spring Store Sale Sees Huge Advances on Last Year’s Record Sale

A quality catalogue of Stores and a huge crowd featuring the leading National Hunt owners and trainers pushed the Goffs UK Spring Store Sale at Doncaster to new heights today as last year’s record figures were smashed.

Station Masters Goffs Bumper for Fahey

Peter Fahey has some way to go to emulate his father’s training successes, but his first runner under Rules was a winner, writes Carl Evans.

Further Supplementary Entries Added to the Spring HIT/P2P Sale

Two Irish Point-to-Point winners and last night’s Goffs UK Spring Sale Point-to-Point Bumper winner have been added to the Goffs UK Spring HIT/P2P Sale at Doncaster (24 – 25 May).

High Class Fillies & Mares at Spring HIT/P2P Sale

A number of attractive fillies and mares from leading NH families will be offered at next week’s Goffs UK Spring Horses-in-Training/Point-to-Point Sale at Doncaster on Wednesday 24 & Thursday 25 May.

Absorbing Goffs Aintree Bumper Draws 19 Entries

Goffs’ innovative point-to-point bumpers get another airing at Aintree on Friday with 19 horses entered.

Top Class Bumper and P2P Winners Head Further Supplementary Entries for Spring Sale

A further 28 supplementary entries have been taken for the Goffs UK Spring HIT/P2P Sale at Doncaster including a number of top class Irish Pointers who raced over the weekend.

Bumper Winner DUHALLOW GESTURE Heads Spring HIT/P2P Sale Supplementary Entries

A total of 13 supplementary entries have been taken so far for the Goffs UK Spring Horses-in-Training/Point-to-Point Sale at Doncaster (24 – 25 May).

Quality Stores On Offer At Spring Sale

A quality catalogue of Stores is set to open the 2017 Goffs UK Spring Sale at Doncaster with 257 horses on offer from Ireland and the UK’s leading vendors on Tuesday 23 May.

Quality Spring HIT/P2P Catalogue Grows

The catalogue for the world’s largest and best supported NH end of season sale, the 2017 Goffs UK Spring Horses-in-Training/Point-to-Point Sale at Doncaster, is now online.

Bumper Winners SWORD OF FATE & JAUNTY FLYER Entered in Spring Sale

Sword Of Fate and Koala Keel, the first two home in last night’s £5,000 Goffs UK Spring Sale P2P Bumper at Exeter Racecourse, have been entered for the Spring Horses-in-Training/Point-to-Point Sale.

Chris Hoping for the Honour of Landing Goffs’ Bumper

Former jockey Chris Honour is hoping his Goffs UK Spring Sale purchase Troed Y Melin can regain part of his purchase price from an appropriate source at Exeter tomorrow.

Goffs Gives Trainers a Bumper Ticket to Ride

Point-to-point trainers get another chance to run horses in a bumper under Rules on Wednesday when Goffs stages the first of two such races this season.

ENTRIES DUE NOW: Spring HIT/P2P Sale

Enter now for the Spring HIT/P2P Sale (24 & 25 May) which will follow the Spring Store Sale on 23 May.

Spring Store Catalogue Now Online

A total of 257 NH Stores have been catalogued for the Goffs UK Spring Store Sale at Doncaster on 23 May 2017 and the catalogue is now online and will be mailed out this week.

Job Opportunity: Digital Marketing Executive

An exciting opportunity now arises for an enthusiastic and motivated Digital Marketing Executive to develop, execute and report on digital marketing activity for Goffs in Ireland and Goffs UK.

Best Ever Breeze Up Sale Sees Records Smashed at Doncaster

A meteoric rise in figures on the last year’s sale told only part of the success story that was today’s Goffs UK Breeze Up Sale at Doncaster as the sale smashed 2015’s record sale in every measure.

Gold Cup Winning Owners Top Aintree Sale at £300,000

For the second consecutive year the Aintree Sale demonstrated a vibrancy at the top of the market that rivals any sale at any location as Gold Cup winning owners Alan & Ann Potts bid £300,000 for the Irish Pointer Madison To Monroe.

Swedish Racing - Live Broadcast

Swedish Racing - Live Broadcast from the Goffs UK Breeze Up Sale at Doncaster.

YANWORTH Heads Goffs 1-2-3 in Gr.1 Liverpool Hurdle

Star Hurdler YANWORTH was back to his brilliant best at the Randox Health Grand National Festival yesterday as he ground out a tough win in the Grade 1 Stayers Liverpool Hurdle, leading home a Goffs 1-2-3 in the race.

Tea For Two & Lizzie Kelly Claim Gr.1 Aintree Bowl

Talented Chaser Tea For Two and jockey Lizzie Kelly both celebrated the biggest victory of their respective careers at Aintree on Thursday when taking out a thrilling renewal of the Grade 1 Aintree Bowl Chase at the Randox Health Grand National Festival.

View The Aintree Sale Entries

View the entries for the Aintree Sale - held Thursday 6 April after racing at the Aintree Grand National Festival.

Here’s Why You Should Buy at the Aintree Sale

How do you distinguish a successful sale? If you’re a buyer, it’s all about track success and 2016’s inaugural Goffs UK Aintree Sale certainly has all the hallmarks of being a very successful buyer’s sale.

Watch PRINCE OF LIR - Breezer to Royal Ascot Winner

Watch PRINCE OF LIR - from Doncaster Breezer to 2YO Royal Ascot Gr.2 Norfolk Stakes winner. 1 of 4 Doncaster Breeze Up 2016 Royal Ascot winners.

Six Supplementary Entries Taken for The Aintree Sale

An additional six entries have been accepted for this Thursday’s Goffs UK Aintree Sale at Aintree Racecourse’s Randox Health Grand National Festival following the weekend’s Point-to-Point meetings in Ireland.

Watch QUIET REFLECTION - Doncaster Breezer to Royal Ascot Gr.1 Winner

Watch QUIET REFLECTION: from Doncaster Breezer to Gr.1 Royal Ascot Commonwealth Cup Winner & Cartier Champion Sprinter winner.

Watch ARDAD - Breezer to Royal Ascot Winner

Watch ARDAD, from Breezer to 2YO Royal Ascot winner. 1 of 4 Doncaster Breeze Up 2016 Royal Ascot winners.

Gr.1 Winner Labaik Entered for the Aintree Sale

Cheltenham Festival Gr.1 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle winner LABAIK will be offered for sale at the Goffs UK Aintree Sale at the Randox Health Grand National Festival on Thursday 6 April.

12 P2P/Bumper Entries Added to Aintree Sale

Twelve further entries have been accepted for the Goffs UK Aintree Sale (6 April) following Point-to-Points in England and Ireland over the weekend, taking the total number of entries to 19 with another weekend’s racing to come.

Breeze Up Sale – All Conformational Videos Now Online

Walking/conformational videos of all horses entered in the Goffs UK Breeze Up Sale at Doncaster on 11 & 12 April are now available to be viewed online.

Bullionaire Wins £50,000 Goffs UK Spring Sale Bumper

Racing at Newbury on Saturday saw the Harry Fry trained Bullionaire put up an impressive performance to claim the £50,000 Goffs UK Spring Sale Bumper.

Grand National Entry Just A Par Heads Initial Aintree Sale Entries

Initial entries for the Goffs UK Aintree Sale at the Grand National Festival on Thursday 6 April are now online and feature Just A Par who carries an entry for the £1,000,000 Randox Health Grand National.

Willoughby Court Heads Goffs Group Cheltenham Festival Double

A further two wins on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival, headed by the Grade 1 winner Willoughby Court, has seen the Goffs Group’s Festival winning total move to seven with two days remaining.

Entire Goffs UK Breeze Up Catalogue Entered in Swedish Derby & Oaks Series

All 152 two-year-olds in the Goffs UK Doncaster Breeze Up Sale on 11-12 April 2017 have been made eligible for the lucrative Swedish Derby and Oaks Series in a ground-breaking initiative between Goffs UK and the Swedish Racing Authority.

Five Cheltenham Festival Winners for Goffs Group on Opening Day

Horses bought at Goffs and Goffs UK dominated a superb opening day at the Cheltenham Festival with ALL five winners that had been sold at public auction being Goffs graduates.

Aintree Sale – The Leading Festival Sale for Race Winners

The inaugural Goffs UK Aintree Sale made an exceptional debut in the sale ring last April, achieving a sale average of over £100,000, and graduates are now turning heads on the track as they build up to the Cheltenham Festival next week.

Doncaster Breeze Up Catalogue Now Online

The Goffs UK Breeze Up Sale at Doncaster celebrated a record year on the track in 2016, headed by four Royal Ascot winners, and the catalogue for April’s sale is now available to view online.

Izzthatright Wins Gr.3 Dukhan Sprint at Qatar’s Emir's Sword Festival

Doncaster Horses-in-Training Sale graduate Izzthatright claimed his second consecutive win at Qatar’s Emir's Sword Festival at Doha on Saturday when taking the Group 3 Dukhan Sprint for trainer Jassim Ghazali.

Yanworth Cements Champion Hurdle Claims

The Alan King trained Yanworth further enhanced his claims for the Grade 1 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham when winning the Grade 2 Kingwell Hurdle at Wincanton on Saturday.

Ballyandy Cheltenham Bound After Betfair Hurdle Victory

Last year’s Grade 1 Champion Bumper winner Ballyandy will return to the Cheltenham Festival next month after taking Saturday’s £155,000 Grade 3 Betfair Hurdle at Newbury for trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies.

Record Prices & Figures Head Successful January Sale

Record trade continued where it left off yesterday at the Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster with today’s NH Mare and Foal Session producing further record prices and figures.

Records Smashed on January Sale Opening Day

Two six-figure lots highlighted a successful first day of the Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster with Point-to-Pointers and horses from the late Graham Roach Dispersal proving popular among the large crowd of buyers in attendance.

CLICK TO VIEW the P2P/Form Horse Supplementary Session - January Sale

View the Point-to-Point and Form Horse supplementary entries for the HIT Session of the January Sale on Tuesday 24 January.

TBA NH Stallion Showcase to Feature 15 Sires at Doncaster January Sale

Due to its ongoing commitment to NH racing, the Thoroughbred Breeders Association is supporting a showcase of stallions at the Goffs UK January Sale on Wednesday 25 January.

More Irish Pointers Entered for Doncaster January Sale

A further three Irish Point-to-Pointers have been added as supplementary entries for the Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster – taking the total number of horses in the Point-to-Point/Form Horse Supplementary Session to 11.

Top Class Pointers Head Further January Sale Supplementary Entries

An additional four Irish Point-to-Pointers have been supplemented for the Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster, headed by the debut Point-to-Point winner Minellafordollars, which will all be offered during the Sale’s HIT session on Tuesday 24 January.

High Class Young Horses Head January Sale Supplementary Entries

A total of 14 supplementary entries have been taken for the Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster thus far including the promising young Hurdler Spirit Of Kayf and three Point-to-Pointers.

Outstanding Doncaster January Sale Catalogue Now Online

A larger catalogue will see the 2017 Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster held over two days with the Horses-in-Training to be offered on Tuesday 24 January and the NH Mares and Foals on Wednesday 25 January.

Roach & Thompson Dispersals Added to Goffs UK January

The Horses-in-Training section of the Goffs UK January Sale on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January has been bolstered over the Christmas period by the inclusion of two significant dispersals.