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Star Lots Catalogued For Goffs Orby Sale

Thursday, 15th August 2013

Goffs flagship Orby sale has this year attracted a world class catalogue of 425 lots featuring some of Ireland's best bred yearlings. The sale is scheduled for Wednesday October 2nd & Thursday October 3rd at its headquarters in County Kildare. Some of the leading sires represented include Australia's very own Fastnet Rock & Exceed and Excel, Galileo, High Chaparral, Sea The Stars, Montjeu, Oasis Dream, Invincible Spirit, Cape Cross, Danehill Dancer, Shamardal, Acclamation & Dubawi. Among the highlight lots on offer is a colt by Montjeu from the 3-time Gr1-winning mare Finsceal Beo (Lot 331); a Shamardal full-brother to Gr1 winner Casamento who hails from the family of Toronado; a Pivotal half-brother to Gr1 winner and promising sire Intense Focus (Lot 298); & two Dubawi colts from champion mare Chinese White (Lot 273) and Gr1 One Thousand Guineas winner Speciosa (Lot 129). Orby graduates to have excelled this year on the track include Gr1-winning fillies Sky Lantern & Just The Judge and Hong Kong Horse Of The Year Military Attack. Goffs Chief Executive Henry Beeby commented, "Having seen many of the yearlings myself, I can say with confidence that some of the best bred and best looking yearlings in Ireland await buyers at Goffs Orby in a catalogue that has true global appeal."

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