Night of Thunder Colt Tops Goffs Foal Sale Second Day

Media Release - Wednesday November 20

A very strong second day at Goffs November Foal Sale saw the clearance rate soar to 85%, up from 76% on Day 2 last year, as well as a 17% increase in turnover and 4% rise in average price. 

Night of Thunder colt from Southern BelleThe trade was topped by Lot 305 (pictured), Awbeg Stud’s Night Of Thunder colt, the first foal out of a winning sister to a Stakes winner from the family of Germany, that sold to Blandford Bloodstock for €135,000.

Night of Thunder has made a sensational start to his stud career this year siring seven first crop stakes-winners.

The Group I winning son of Dubawi shuttled to Australia for Darley for just one season and those foals are now two year-olds.

Stauffenberg Bloodstock later secured an outstanding son of Wootton Bassett (Lot 439) out of a Group performing Kitten’s Joy mare from Altenbach Bloodstock for €130,000, while another of the stand outs on Day 2 was Airlie Stud’s Profitable colt, Lot 535, a half-brother to two Stakes winners including the recent Listed 2yo winner Sopran Ival.  He sold to Lynn Lodge Stud for €120,000.

Paca Paca Farm purchased the first six-figure foal of the day when going to €110,000 for Collegelands Stud’s Starspangledbanner colt out of a sister to the G3 Nell Gwyn and G3 Princess Margaret Stakes winner Scarlet Run (Lot 281).

Chapel Lane Bloodstock’s daughter of Camelot (Lot 413) out of a sister to the dam of Group 1 Irish St Leger winner Duncan was knocked down to Goodwill Bloodstock at €100,000, and another to make the €100,000 mark was Lot 426 from Yeomanstown Lodge Stud, a filly from the first crop of Ribchester who is a half-sister to two Stakes winners.  She was sold to Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock.

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