The Goffs Foal sales start on Sunday 13th November with 5 days of foals to sell. If you are interested in purchasing a foal to race or a foal to ‘pinhook’ (i.e. resell as a yearling) then please give me a call or send me an email. The Tattersalls Foal sale is the following week starting on Wednesday 23rd November with 4 days of selling.
I thoroughly enjoy the foal sales as I see it as the ultimate talent spotting – finding a foal who at this stage looks like a woolly bear and then watching him or her progress through their yearling year and into their racing career is a fantastic journey to go on – and it gets even better when you see them turn a good profit in the ring as a yearling and then go onto the winners’ enclosure as a racehorse.
My foal purchasing has gone well both from a turning a profit perspective and from buying high-class racehorses and the two go hand-in-hand. I am often asked by yearling purchasers what foals I have purchased as they know they are often good racehorses. Group 1 winner Garswood (purchased for 19,000gns) leads the way, Bossy Guest (4th in the 2000 Guineas Gr.1) is another and Listed winner Cheeky Chappie are just 3 to name.
From a turning profit point of view my pinhooks have included turning €42,000 into €130,000, 42,000gns into 120,000gns, 120,000gns into 220,000gns, 47,000gns into €120,000, 32,000gns into 102,000gns, £40,000 into £80,000, €48,000 into 80,000gns, etc.
Goffs November Foal Sales (13-17 November)
Tattersalls December Foal Sales (23-26 November)