Mehdi

MEHDI (left) just gets up to beat SAMITAR in the £100,000 Tattersalls Million Auction Stakes

MEHDI WINS £100,000 TATTERSALLS MILLIONS MEDIAN AUCTION STAKES

Horses Name: MEHDI
Sire – Dam - Broodmare Sire: Holy Roman Emperor - College Fund Girl - Kahyasi
Race Name: £100,000 Tattersalls Millions Median Auction Stakes
Racecourse, Country: Newmarket, UK
Owner: Mr Iraj Parvizi
Breeder: Douglas Taylor
Trainer: Brian Meehan
Vendor: The Castlebridge Consignment
Purchaser: Angie Sykes Bloodstock
Sale Price: 50,000 gns

Purchased for 50,000 guineas at Book 1 of the 2010 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, the Brian Meehan-trained Mehdi ridden by Shane Kelly was the winner of the £100,000 Tattersalls Millions Median Auction Stakes, and taking home the £42,430 first prize.

Brian Meehan commented: “He’s done us proud. He is entered in the remaining Tattersalls Millions races so we will see what happens nearer the time. He was bought by Angie Sykes at Tattersalls last year and he’s done a really good job for us and his owner, Iraj Parvizi who is a loyal supporter.”

The son of Holy Roman Emperor narrowly beat the Group 3 Albany Stakes winner, Samitar (39,000 guineas) by a short head with the Charlie Hills-trained Balty Boys (100,000 guineas) finishing in third place.

Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale featuring the only horses eligible for the 2012/13 Tattersalls Millions series takes place from Wednesday 5th October – Friday 7th October, 2011.

The remaining legs of the £1.75 Tattersalls Millions Series are as follows;

£100,000 Tattersalls Millions Fillies’ Auction Stakes, 6f fillies, 17th September 2011

£200,000 Tattersalls Millions Auction Trophy, 7f colts, geldings and fillies, 17th September 2011

£500,000 Tattersalls Millions 2YO Trophy, 7f colts, geldings and fillies, 1st October 2011

£300,000 Tattersalls Millions 2YO Fillies’ Trophy, 7f fillies, 1st October 2011

£250,000 Tattersalls Millions 3YO Trophy, 10f colts, geldings and fillies, April 2012

£150,000 Tattersalls Millions 3YO Sprint, 6f colts, geldings and fillies, April 2012

£150,000 Tattersalls Millions 3YO Cup, 10f colts, geldings and fillies, June 2012

2011-08-27