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News: 22 June 2008

Boardsmill Stud have a quality draft of 4 geldings and 1 filly for sale at the upcoming Derby Sale in Tattersalls Ireland on June 25th, 26th and 27th.

Previews of each horse can be seen below along with a pdf of each horse’s pedigree.

Boardsmill Stud are regular consigners to the Derby Sale and amongst the long list of winning Derby Sale graduates from Boardsmill are Strath Royal (winner of 20 races including Gr 2 Charlie Hall Chase), Bluebyyou (sold for just €16,000 at 2004 Derby Sale and winner of Bumper 1st time out and placed 3rd in Gr 2 Future Champions Bumper in Navan), Finians Ivy (winner of 4 races), Nightfly and more recently 3 winners from our 2005 consignment of 5 horses including:
Mourne Rambler- Bumper winner and dual hurdle winner for Tony Martin this year. This half brother to Ground Ball and Mr Pointment is an exciting chasing prospect for this year.

Cloth Fair- Placed in the €100,000 Bewleys Bumper in Punchestown ’07, this John Kiely trained filly went on to win her hurdle race this season and will targeting all the Pattern Races for mares this season. West End King- Winner of his only start to date for Henrietta Knight.

Selling on Wednesday June 25th:

Lot 21: 2005 Bay Gelding by Court Cave ex Little Helen (Viking)
Stabled in Barn F Box 213

• From the 1st crop of exciting young Boardsmill Sire ‘COURT CAVE’
• Half brother to two winners including 6 time winner Mullaghea Boy and also 3 time winner Rainbow Victor (winner of two 4 year old bumpers and a hurdle)
• This gelding hails from the very sharp family of Penny Rich (3rd in Irish Champion Hurdle), Cat Belling (1,000 Guineas Trial winner), Rose De Crystal (2nd in Prix Marcel Boussac Gr.1)
• A sharp individual with an athletic walk- sure to come to hand early.

To view pdf of pedigree, click here.

Lot 73: 2005 Bay Gelding by Saddlers Hall ex Native Monk (Be My Native)
Stabled in Barn F Box 214

• By the sire of Grade 1 winner Mick The Man, Teeatral, Patsy Hall, Barbers Shop, Old Benny etc.
• Out of a full sister to brilliant race mare Be My Belle (winner of Thyestes Chase) and half sister to Rose Of Inchiquin.
• Very closely related to Hold The Pin (by Oscar)- winner of Gr 3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Chase.
• Half brother to his dam was impressive winner of 4 year old point to point at Dromahane in April 08 for Liam Burke on his only start to date.
• An attractive and athletic sort from an active young pedigree

To view pdf of pedigree, click here


Selling on Thursday June 26th:

Lot 348: 2005 Chestnut Gelding by Dr Fong ex Courtain (Diesis)
Stabled in Barn F Box 215

• The sole entrant in the Derby Sale by top class sire Dr Fong
• By the sire of high class novice hurdler Group Captain
• From limited opportunities Dr Fong has sired 40% winners to runners under NH Rules.
• Out of half sister to Group 1 novice hurdle winner ‘Stromness’ and also the Black Type winning bumper mare ‘Swaythe’.
• Closely related to other top class hurdlers Fire Dragon and Rigmarole.
• A beautiful eye catching individual who is very like his sire and is very impressive on the lunge. – a rare opportunity to buy a Dr Fong at a store sales.

To view pdf of pedigree, click here

Selling on Friday June 27th:

Lot 606: 2005 Bay Gelding by Rudimentary ex Baranndee (Jurado)
Stabled in Barn F Box 216

• By Rudimentary- sire of impressive bumper winners in 2008: Base Player, Bantry Commons etc.
• Out of Baranndee who is a full sister to both Juresse ( first 2 runners are winners incl Niche Market- placed 4th in National Hunt Chase, Cheltenham 08) and Mill Lady ( first 2 runners are winners in ’08 incl. recent bumper winner Jack The Miller trained by AJ Martin)
• Baranndee is a half sister to 6 winners incl Charlie Hall Chase winner Strath Royal and impressive bumper winner West End King (H Knight)
• This gelding is closely related to Askmeroe (ex Mill Lady) who realised €45,000 at Goffs June Sale ’07 and is highly regarded.
• A well made individual with great bone from a wonderful pedigree including Grand National winner Amberleigh House

To view pdf of pedigree, click here

Lot 657: 2004 Chestnut Filly by Presenting ex Game Trix (Buckskin)
Stabled in Barn F Box 217

• By Presenting- Sire of 2 Gold Cup winners and also a Grade 2 winning Grade 1 placed mare in ‘Shirley Casper’
• Closely related to the highly promising chaser ‘Money Trix’.
• From the family of Champion Bumper horse of 2008 ‘Cousin Vinny’
• The same Presenting-Buckskin cross that has produced Grade 1 winner Turpin Green
• An extremely attractive filly with plenty of size and a good temperament
• Candidate for the €100,000 Bewleys Bumpers At Punchestown ’09 and ‘10

To view pdf of pedigree, click here

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