17.08.17 Lot 517: becomes the sale's joint top-priced filly, the daughter of Notnowcato selling for €33,000 to Tom Malone, Harold Kirk the underbidder.
"She is for Paul Nicholls," said Malone. "Paul had Old Guard by the sire and he was a three-time Cheltenham winner. She is a fine filly."
Sold by Ridge Manor Stud, she is the first foal out of Daghashah (Authorized), a half-sister to the Flat performers, Mot Juste (Mtoto), second in the Irish Oaks (G1), and to Parasol (Halling), a Listed winner and Group 3 placed.
The six-year-old Old Guard is a Grade 2 and Grade 3 winner at Cheltenham, finished fourth in the Aintree Hurdle (G1) and is BHA rated 150.
Notnowcato has stood at Knockhouse Stud since 2014, having originally stood as a Flat sire in the UK at Stanley House Stud. (16:03)