Excelebration's sire Exceed And Excel has two foals on offer at Goffs this year: a filly out of a winning Grand Lodge half-sister
to the dam of Italian Derby runner-up Permesso (lot 603) and a daughter of Prix Cleopatre third Behreyma from the brilliant family of Behera and Behkabad (831).
Freda Hill, right, with half-sisters
(from left) Jacqueline Briggs, Jean Meredith, Joyce Timmins and Sheila Mosley.
After two months communicating with Joan via e-mail, Angela found details on her half-sister
Margaret, aged 62, and discovered she also had two other cousins, two aunts and three uncles that she never knew existed.
Years later, on vacation in France, an inspired Dasha heals and nearly falls for Jan Ladd, lover of her half-sister
Sonia, Tiagin's daughter by Liubov Ivanovna.
Red Clubs is double-handed with Illaunglass, a half-sister
to Group 1 Criterium International third Redolent, and Tip Top Gorgeous, from the immediate family of useful two-year-old Golden Nun.
She is now in regular contact with five of her eight half-sisters
Although neither of those horses, Tribute and Wind In My Heart, justified their sale price on the track, it would be dangerous to disregard Zooming's broodmare credentials: she is by Indian Ridge and is a half-sister
to high-class sprinters Nipping, Zipping and Zelding (also dam of Group 2 winner Beauty Is Truth), from the family of Last Tycoon and Valentine Waltz.
The only offspring by Overbury is lot 63, who is the second foal out of a half-sister
to Grade 2 winner Boss Doyle, while Tobougg's only representative is a gelding (6) out of a half-sister
to Moon Madness and Sheriff's Star.
Hillwood Stud consigns the yearling in question, a half-brother to three winners out of a two-year-old-winning half-sister
to Horris Hill Stakes scorer Tumbleweed Ridge (313).
Killyglen's sire, Presenting, has eight lots on offer this time around headed by a half-sister
to Peter Bowen's high-class chaser Ballycassidy (100) and a daughter of Monksfield Novice Hurdle heroine Clahada Rose (36).
Cheveley Park Stud is responsible for two unraced half-sisters
to Medicean in Mystic Miracle (146) and Mystic Love (148), as well as Pivotal's half-sister
Rivalry (456), who will be offered from Ed Dunlop's yard.
to Flawly, a Grade 1-placed runner and dam of French Derby runner-up Best Name, she is out of a half-sister
to Listed winners Video Rock and Lady Day.