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Tattersalls Oct Book 1 Day-3: Average Rises 26%
The momentous Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1 concluded with 105 lots selling on the final day for a total of 19,108,000 guineas, at an average of 181,981 guineas (up 26%) and a median of 120,000 guineas (41% increase). The three day sale saw a total of 339 lots sell for 70,343,000 guineas, both a new record turnover for the sale and a 3% jump on last year's total despite 12% fewer lots being offered. The turnover also represented a new record for a European auction. The average for the three days rose 27% to 207,501 guineas whilst the median rose 30% to 130,000 guineas, representing new records for the sale. The Tattersalls October Yearling Sale continues next week with Book 2 commencing on Monday.