Bible Belt tops Kiltinan Castle Stud draft at Tattersalls
01 December 2016
TRADE was up and down at the Tattersalls Breeding Stock Sale, but Kiltinan Castle Stud were responsible for selling one of the top lots of the day in Bible Belt.
A Group 3 winner, Bible Belt is in foal to top stallion Invincible Spirit and was knocked down to Blandford Bloodstock for 425,000gns.
Sagaciously, a filly by Lawman who has achieved ‘black type’ on the racecourse, was purchased by Knockenduff Stud for 185,000gns, whilst Rabbah Bloodstock went to 140,000gns for Palmarola, a regally-bred daughter of Sea The Stars.
WAOC paid 120,000gns for Prequel, a Dark Angel full-sister to July Stakes hero Alhabayeb and the useful sprinter Humidor, and Jeremy Brummitt secured Stakes producer Artisti for 130,000gns. The latter is carrying a full-sibling to Group 3 winner Magic Artist by Iffraaj.
Susan Stroman, a daughter of top Watership Down mare Twyla Tharp and a half-sister to The Fugue sold to Salcey Forest Stud for 90,000gns. She is in foal to Zoffany.
1780 Snow Crystal (IRE) Ch.M. by Kingmambo (USA) x Crystal Spray 6,000 - Wadacre
1781 Cable (USA) Gr/Ro.M. by Dynaformer (USA) x Sterling Pound (USA) - 40,000 - J R McDonald
1782 Arabian Mirage (GB) B.M. by Oasis Dream (GB) x Bathilde (IRE) 52,000 - Blandford Bloodstock
1784 Petit Trianon (GB) B.M. by Dansili (GB) x Jolie Etoile (USA) - 48,000 - Select Bloodstock
1785 Susan Stroman (GB) B.M. by Monsun (GER) x Twyla Tharp (IRE) - 90,000 Salcey Forest Stud
1832 Hint of Pink (IRE) Ch.M. by Teofilo (IRE) x Fragrancy (IRE) 70,000 - BBA Ireland
1833 Artisti (GB) B.M. by Cape Cross (IRE) x Moyesii (USA) - 130,000 - Jeremy Brummitt
1835 African Plains (GB) B.M. by Oasis Dream (GB) x African Rose (GB) - 65,000- Amanda Skiffington
1836 Bible Belt (IRE) Br.M. by Big Bad Bob (IRE) x Shine Silently (IRE) - 425,000- Blandford Bloodstock
1869 Island Retreat (GB) B.F. by Medaglia d'Oro (USA) x State Treasure (USA) - 75,000 - Gordian Troeller Bloodstock
1870 Alaskan Breeze (IRE) B.F. by Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Arabian Mirage (GB) - 10,000 - Aston Park Stud
1871 Tenerezza (IRE) B.F. by Shamardal (USA) x Geminiani (IRE) - 14,000 - O Donnell / Hamish Macauley
1872 Prequel (IRE) B.F. by Dark Angel (IRE) x Miss Indigo (GB) - 120,000 - WAOC Bloodstock
1873 Palmarola (IRE) B.F. by Sea The Stars (IRE) x Palmeraie (USA) - 140,000 - Rabbah Bloodstock
1874 Sagaciously (IRE) B.F. by Lawman (FR) x Saga Celebre (FR) - 185,000 - Knockenduff Stud