Grade 1 winner Minella Cocooner heads the Killeen Glebe honour roll, having been sold in the farm’s fifth year of trading. Other horses grazed and prepped at the farm include Grade 1 Cheltenham Champion Bumper third James’s Gate.
SUMMARY OF STORES SOLD BY KILLEEN GLEBE
Blue Bresil x Mickie
Sold for €120,000 to Tom Malone & Paul Nicholls
Flemensfirth x Tizzy Blue
Sold for €70,000 to Milestone Bloodstock/Ballyboy Stables
Mahler x Prettyasapicture
Sold for €90,000 to Ian Ferguson
Mount Nelson x Galant Ferns
Sold for €40,000 to Highflyer Bloodstock
Shantou x Chaperoned
Sold for €70,000 to Frank Berry
James’s Gate (Shantou x Annie May)
Withdrawn from Derby Sale & later sent to Pat Doyle. Pat Doyle subsequently recommended him to Willie Mullins, who purchased him privately for Sean & Bernardine Mulryan. An impressive debut winner at Punchestown, he went on to finish third in the Grade 1 Cheltenham Champion Bumper.
Hermes De Thaix (Poliglote x Victoire De Thaix)
Debut winner of 3YO Hurdle for Hugo Merienne
Tenzing (Milan x Francesa)
Not Sold. Third in a Down Royal bumper
Godot (Getaway x La Cerisaie)
Sold for €32,000 to Peter & Ross Doyle. Third in a bumper on debut
Kayf Tara x Monita Bonita
Sold for €55,000 to Ron O’Leary
Bal Kauto (Balko x Kauto Tireless)
Sold for €16,000 to Turlough O’Connor
Minella Cocooner (Flemensfirth – Askanna)
Sold for €82,000 to SB Bloodstock. Second first time out in 4YO Maiden at Turtulla for John Nallen & subsequently sold privately to Willie Mullins and David Bobbett. Won Kilbeggan bumper impressively on rules debut and later won a maiden hurdle in good style at Navan. Became Killeen Glebe’s first Grade 1 winner when making all in the Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown’s Dublin Racing Festival and has since finished second in two Grade 1 contests.
Kyntara (Kayf Tara – Speed Bonnie Boat)
Sold for €30,000 to Highflyer Bloodstock. 17 length winner of Warwick bumper on first start for Kim Bailey. Previously won 4 & 5YO Maiden impressively on debut at Bishops Court
Clonbury Bridge (Presenting x Ballycloven Oscar)
Sold for €21,000 to Philip Dempsey. Twice a winner over hurdles.
Califet x Omas Lady
Sold for €20,000 to Remember Danny
Shantou x Zolotoya
Sold for €1,000 to Dean Summersby
Yeats x Blue Berlais
Little Saint (Morozov – Matinee Show)
Sold for €9,000 to Denis Hogan
Big Fellow (Robin Des Champs – Amber Light)
Sold for €85,000 to Robcour
The Priests Leap (Flemensfirth – Castlekelly Girl)
Sold for €38,000 to Kevin Ross. Impressive winner of his maiden hurdle at Clonmel for Arthur Moore
Newtown Boy (Beneficial – Tanit Lady)
Sold for €100,000 to Kevin Ross. Placed in two bumpers & won hurdle debut for Alan King and Paul & Clare Rooney. Won chase on first start for Keith Dalgleish- since won twice more over hurdles & won a jumpers bumper.
Fortunes Hiding (Beat Hollow – Sambre)
Sold for €42,000 to John Andrews. Won a bumper for Peter Bowen and subsequently won three chases. Later won another chase for Lucinda Russell.
Caracara Mail (Kingsalsa – Kestrel Mail)
Sold for €40,000 to Brendan Bashford. Won point-to-point maiden impressively for Jonathan Sweeney and was subsequently third in a competitive bumper at Punchestown.
Long Mile Road (Getaway – Andalusia)
Sold for €60,000 to MV Magnier
Galardo (Presenting – Shuildearg)
Sold for €16,000 to S Wilson