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Music Drive Tops Goffs UK Autumn Sale

The one-day Goffs UK Autumn Sale was topped by the four-year-old Music Drive (129) who was offered by Colin Bowe’s Milestone Stables after winning a Maiden Point to Point at Monksgrange. The son of Muhtathir is a half-brother to the Grade 2 winning hurdler Street Name and was bought by Aidan O’Ryan and Gordon Elliott for £90,000.

The top prices all came from the Point-to-Point section of the sale and included Silver Flyer (136) who was bought by Donald McCain and Derek O’Connor for £50,000. He was trained by Donnchadh Doyle and was consigned by his Monbeg Stables alongside Frere d'Armes (141) who was bought by Ryan Mahon for £25,000. Rob James offered Big Jim Beam (131) after he fell in front at Monksgrage last month and the son of Westerner was bought by Highflyer Bloodstock for £42,000.

The general Horses in Training session was topped by King Of York (91) who was consigned by Kevin Ryan’s Hambleton Lodge Stables as the property of Godolphin. He was bought by Scott Dixon for £31,000.

Following the conclusion of the sales, Goffs UK Managing Director Tim Kent commented:

‘It is always difficult to make direct comparisons between Horses in Training Sales as any trade will be determined by the strength of the catalogue and the quality of the horses on offer. With that in mind, we were delighted with the strength of the sale and, as ever, we are indebted to all the vendors who put their trust in the Goffs UK team.

We would obviously wish all buyers the best of luck with their new purchases, and we look forward to welcoming everyone back to Doncaster for the final time this year on Friday 3 December.’
Sale Statistics:
Offered:  170     
Sold:  113 (66%)
Aggregate:  £1,014,800 (+29%)
Average:  £8,981 (+83%)
Median:  £5,000 (+67%)