Monday 18th June 2018

The Eve of Royal Ascot

Select Horses In Training and Breeding Stock

To nominate your Horse in Training or Breeding Stock for the Goffs London Sale please contact:

Nick Nugent or Mary Kilduff at Goffs

T: +353 (0)45 886 600

Owners, trainers, breeders and agents from around the world will be in attendance, providing a unique platform to showcase elite Horses In Training and Breeding Stock with international appeal. Goffs London Sale has produced the top prices and highest averages for Horses In Training in the UK each year since it began in 2014, along with some impressive breeding stock sales. As we celebrate Year 5 in London, lets take a look back on its success so far...


Goffs London Sale in association with QIPCO returns for its fifth year in 2018. Held in the stunning Kensington Palace Gardens on the eve of the most prestigious week in international racing, this truly is a sale like no other. 

“Very special venue, people from all over the world, great to be here and do business at this sale.”



Coventry fancy Cappella Sansevero (pictured) sold for £1,300,000 and finishes close second the next day.   

The world’s first Frankel foal, with his dam, makes £1,150,000 

Australians buy French Guineas placed Pornichet (and subsequent Gr. 1 winner) for £425,000 

A Gai Waterhouse syndicate buy 

Café Society for £330,000 placed later that week at Royal Ascot before placing at Group 2 and 3 level in Australia.


“It’s a great social start to Royal Ascot.”

Irish filly Majestic Queen makes £825,000

Japanese owner Yasushi Kubota bids £290,000 for Realtra (pictured)who goes on to win 5 Group and Listed races in England, Ireland and France.

Just £30,000 secures a 2yo Lawman colt in the Breeze Up section. Named Harbour Law he wins the oldest Classic, the St Leger, in 2016.


Irish 1000 Guineas winner Jet Setting is Europe’s highest priced horse in training when making £1,300,000 to China Horse Club.

Middleham Park Racing sell Chester Listed winner Virens Army (pictured) for £700,000

Mare in foal to Golden Horn is bought by Ballylinch Stud for £360,000 

Chinese newcomers The Hurun Report buy Dainty Dandy for £200,000 subsequently placed in Ascot’s Gr.3 Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes. 

“I think it gives the owners a lot of confidence when they’re buying here, because there is full transparency at these kind of sales.” 


Lockheed heads to Hong Kong after Chris McAnulty’s winning bid of £900,000.

King Power Racing owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha secures seven lots including the £400,000 Tisbutadream, subsequently winner or placed in five Group and Listed starts. 

Yulong Warrior is Dubai-bound after selling to Satish Seemar for £360,000, he goes on to win a Listed race at Meydan. 

Filly Whitefountainfairy (pictured), a €3,000 yearling, is sold by Zhang Yuesheng for £300,000 and is subsequently Group placed at Goodwood.

“Great result for Yulong Investments at Goffs London Sale. €3,000 to €300,000 and $180,000 to $360,000 in less than 8 months.”


for 2018

£1,150,000, £360,000, £300,000... 

“Incredible Sale at Goffs London.
Vendors and trainers take note for 2018.”

Prices achieved include 



International buyers are looking for

Royal Ascot runners and horses with

export potential for key races in Australia, the Middle East and Hong Kong.

Goffs London Sale has achieved the top 

prices and highest average in the UK for Horses In Training every year since it began.


The world’s leading breeders will be in attendance at the London Sale, so what greater opportunity to offer something very special for sale. Perhaps even a world first. 

Mares in foal to, or with a foal at foot, by elite stallions such as Galileo, Dubawi, Frankel etc, or exciting freshman sires, can make a premium at Goffs London Sale.

This is also an excellent sale for well-bred older fillies that have had to retire early in April, May or June that may appeal to the Australian market as a large number of Southern Hemisphere buyers are confirmed to attend London.

Nominate your Horse in Training or Breeding Stock for the Goffs London Sale by calling Nick Nugent or Mary Kilduff at Goffs.

T: +353 (0)45 886 600


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