2019 Yearlings Sales Preview

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As the 2019 Yearling Sales are upon us, the team at Avenue Bloodstock are looking forward to attending all of the major sales, we will be present at Arqana, Tatts Ireland, Keeneland, Goffs and Tattersalls.  We have already been out assessing many of the yearlings at the studs in advance of the sales.  If we can be of any assistance at the sales please contact Mark McStay on +44 (0)7810 857184 or John Ferguson on +44 (0)7775 668888.


  • Arqana August Yearling Sale – SATURDAY 17TH – TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2019
  • Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sales – TUESDAY 27TH & WEDNESDAY 28TH AUGUST 2019
  • Keeneland September Yearling Sales – MONDAY 9TH – SUNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2019
  • Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale – TUESDAY 24TH & WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2019
  • Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale (Part II) – THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2019
  • Goffs Orby Sale – TUESDAY 1ST & WEDNESDAY 2ND OCTOBER 2019
  • Goffs Sportsman’s Sale – THURSDAY 3RD & FRIDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2019
  • Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book 1) – TUESDAY 8TH – THURSDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2019Tattersalls
  • October Yearling Sale (Book 2) – MONDAY 14TH – WEDNESDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2019



‘A superstar’ – G1 Doncaster Mile victory for Celestial Legend

Celestial Legend, a yearling purchase by Avenue Bloodstock with trainer Les Bridge and owner Bon Ho of Legend Racing, continued his rapid ascent with a brilliant display to win the Group 1 Doncaster Mile at Randwick on Saturday. A three-year-old taking on older horses, Celestial Legend overcame adversity in running, weaving through traffic to fly […]

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Private purchase Massive Sovereign brilliant in Hong Kong Derby

Massive Sovereign, a private purchase in conjunction with Andy Lo on behalf of Chan Kam Hung, turned in a performance out of the top drawer to win the Group 1 Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin on only his second local start on Sunday Trained by Dennis Yip, the son of No Nay Never had […]

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Classic-placed Cairo purchased to race for Refai Alghuraban

Group 3 winner Cairo has been purchased by Refai Alghuraban, a leading owner in Kuwait in a deal brokered by Avenue Bloodstock’s Mark McStay. Successful in the Group 3 Killavullan S. in 2022 for the Coolmore partners and trainer Aidan O’Brien, the son of Quality Road was second in the Group 1 Irish 2,000 Guineas […]

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