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260,000gns for Countess Ferrama 1st Foal

The 1st day of the Tattersalls October Book 1 Sale saw a great result for breeder Wicklow Bloodstock Ireland Ltd when the first foal out of Countess Ferrama sold for 260,000gns to Al Shaqab Racing. Countess Ferrama, a winning daughter of Authorized was purchased for 85,000gns by Richard Knight as a 3-year-old filly and was sent to Invincible Spirit on […]

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Progressive 2-year-old Saturn Lace Wins Again

Saturn Lace who was purchased as a yearling by Richard Knight won her 2nd race of her 2-year-old career when winning the Class 3 nursery at Catterick on Tuesday 6th October. The daughter of Kodiac who was purchased for £42,000 ran on well to win by 2 1/2 lengths on her first start over 7f for owner Ross Harmon and […]

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Tattersalls October Book 1 Yearling Sale featuring £25,000 Bonus

Having returned from Goffs in Ireland the Yearling Sales calendar moves on to Newmarket and the Tattersalls Book 1 Sale (6-8 October) which this year features the £25,000 Bonus. What this means is if your 2015 October Book 1 graduate wins a Class 2, 3 or 4 two year old maiden in the UK or an ‘Open’ 2-year-old maiden in […]

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Strong trade at Goffs Yearling Sales but 2 Quality colts purchased

The trade for yearlings in Goffs was very strong but Richard Knight was delighted to come home with 2 quality colts for trainers John & Sean Quinn and William Knight. Goffs and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing do a fantastic job of promoting their flagship yearling sale to buyers throughout the World and this combined with the strength of the sterling against […]

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Breeze-Up purchase El Astronaute Wins £25,000 Class 2 Nursery

El Astronaute who was purchased by Richard Knight as a breeze-up horse for £38,000 won a £25,000 Class 2 nursery at Chester on 26th September by 1/2 length. The speedy son of Approve was winning his 3rd race of his short career and has been placed in 6 of his 8 starts to date for owner Ross Harmon and trainers John & […]

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6 Yearlings purchased from Tattersalls Ireland

Richard Knight returned from Tattersalls Ireland Yearling Sales this week with 6 purchases on behalf of trainers John Quinn & William Knight. Trade was strong for the right individuals but there was great value to had and with Sterling strong against the Euro the purchase prices were very reasonable. The first purchase was Lot 10 – a Requinto filly out of […]

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Speed Company Wins Ayr Western Meeting 2-year-old Novice Stakes

Speed Company who was purchased as a yearling by Richard Knight won his 2nd race from just 3 starts when winning the Novice Stakes over 1 mile at the Ayr Western meeting on Thursday. The son of Fast Company was always up with the pace and travelled smoothly before staying on well in the final furlong to win by 1 […]

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Tattersalls Ireland & Goffs next on Yearling Sales calendar

Richard Knight’s next ports of call on the yearling sales calendar will be Tattersalls Ireland held on the 22-23 September and the Goffs Orby & Sportsman sale held between the 29 September and 1st October. Both sales are held in Ireland not far from Dublin and its airport. The Tattersalls Ireland sale consists of 470 yearlings held on their select […]

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Another high-class Winner for mare purchase Molly Brown

Molly Brown who was purchased as a mare by Richard Knight has another high-class prospect on her hands as her 2-year-old daughter Priceless won her 2-year-old maiden by 7 lengths on Friday on debut. Richard Knight had been a fan of Molly Brown for many years and having purchased her son Brazen (purchased as a foal for 40,000gns and sold […]

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Worlds His Oyster Wins 2-Year-Old Maiden on 2nd Start

Richard Knight breeze-up purchase Worlds His Oyster confirmed the high regard he is held in by winning his 2-year-old maiden over 6f in convincing style at Newcastle on Friday. The son of Pivotal who was purchased from the Doncaster Breeze-Up Sales powered clear to win by 3 1/4 lengths from the odds-on favourite Spanish City on just his 2nd start. […]

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