Shuttlers out in force at Doncaster Premier Sale

Yearlings by southern shuttlers will be out in force at the Doncaster Bloodstock Premier Sale on August 29 and 30.

Sires at the 2012 sale include Danehill Dancer, Exceed And Excel, Holy Roman Emperor, New Approach as well as first crop stallions Captain Gerrard, Mastercraftsman and US Ranger.

Topping the list of Doncaster’s Group 1 graduates have been Canford Cliffs, Cockney Rebel, Dark Angel, Dutch Art, Excelebration, Excellent Art and Wootton Bassett.

“This sale has a proven formula that has worked since Right Tack won both the English and Irish 2000 Guineas in 1969,” DBS managing director Henry Beeby said.  “Following the outstanding sale that we held in 2011, vendors have raised the bar once again by offering the very best for some time, both in terms of pedigree and individual.”

The 2012 catalogue of 494 lots includes a number of standout pedigrees which match the well conformed individuals that have become synonymous with this sale and include:

Kyllachy colt out of a half-sister to the dam of the G1 winning Miss Beatrix (21)
Shamardal filly out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Echelon (29)
Pivotal colt out of a half-sister to the G2 winning Diffident (39)
Kyllachy filly out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Somnus (46)
Shamardal colt out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Reverence (48)

Holy Roman Emperor filly out of a half-sister to the dam of the G1 winning Dream Ahead (56)
Mr Greeley colt out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Vicar (98)
Oratorio half-brother to the G2 winning Flashy Wings (146)
Invincible Spirit colt out of the Listed placed Lovely Thought (147)
Exceed and Excel colt out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Field Of Hope (157)

Major Cadeaux filly out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Kyllachy (172)
New Approach filly out of the G2 winning Monturani (180)
Holy Roman Emperor filly out of the G3 winning Nadwah (196)
Excellent Art filly out of a half-sister to the G1 winning George Washington (267)
Dubawi half-brother to the G2 placed Gale Force Ten (268)

Bahamian Bounty own sister to the Listed winning Fareer (317)
Royal Applause half-sister to the G2 winning Assertive (347)
Mastercraftsman colt out of a half-sister to the G2 winning Archarcharch (387)
Iffraaj colt out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Borderlescott (392)
Bushranger colt out of a half-sister to the G1 winning Airwave (446)

The 2012 Doncaster Premier yearling sale can be viewed at:   www.dbsauctions.com/catalogues.aspx