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Tattersalls September Yearling Sale Day-2: Strong Trade Continues
The second and final day of the Tattersalls September Yearling Sale in Ireland saw a continued upward average of €15,321, an aggregate of €3,539,100 and a median of €11,500. Over the two days, 470 lots sold for €6,912,400 at an average of €14,707 and a median of €12,000, representing increases of 43%, 26% and 30% respectively on 2012. The top-priced offering on day-2 was a colt from the second crop of Coolmore stallion Yeats which was knocked down to Lily Corporation for €180,000 from the draft of The Castlebridge Consignment. It was the highest-price paid for a yearling at the September Sale since 2006. "This has been a vibrant sale from start to finish and represents the fourth consecutive year of growth for our September Sale," said Tattersalls Ireland managing director, Roger Casey.