News: 25 May 2006
Boardsmill Stud offer half
brother to Ground Ball for sale at Goffs Landrover Sale
Boardsmill Studs sole entry in this years
Goffs Landrover Sale (Tuesday May 29th) is Lot 10, a 4yo gelding
by Anshan out of Bettyhill (Ardross).
This attractive gelding is a half brother to the
J.P. McManus owned multiple black type winning chaser Ground Ball
(9 wins and over €230,000 in prize money) and also the highly
promising Mr Pointment (trained by Charles Egerton). Mr Pointment
is the winner of a bumper and 2 hurdle races from only 6 starts
His other starts include a 4th in the Grade 2 Totesportcasino.com
Bumper in Newbury and most recently he finished 5th behind Nicanor
and Denman in the Royal & SunAlliance Novices Hurdle (Grade
1) at the Cheltenham Festival in March. He is an exciting novice
chase prospect for the 2006/07 season.
This geldings two other older siblings are
also winners, making Bettyhill the dam of 4 winners from 4 runners
to date. Bettyhills only other foal is a 2 year old full brother
to Ground Ball which realised €30,000 at this years February
National Hunt Sale at Tattersalls and was purchased by Mark Pitman.
Boardsmill Studs gelding will be stabled
in Barn A Box 31 and will be selling soon after 10am on Tuesday
May 29th. Please contact us if you would like further details or
to view PDF of Pedigree.
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