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Imperial Call put on the market; Gold Cup hero for Doncaster sales.

IMPERIAL CALL, winner of the 1996 Cheltenham Gold Cup The Cheltenham Gold Cup is a Grade 1 National Hunt horse race in the United Kingdom for five-year-old and above horses. It is run over a distance of 3 miles 2½ furlongs (5,331 metres) on the New Course at Cheltenham Racecourse during the Cheltenham Festival in March. , is to be offered for sale at Doncaster later this month, writes Tony Smurthwaite.

His surprise appearance comes shortly after the retirement of Fergie Sutherland, the man who trained him for that memorable victory over Rough Quest, who went on to win the Grand National.

He is part of a draft of six horses entered for the one-day sale on June 29 by Lisselan Farms Ltd, based in Co Cork.

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Sutherland trained two of the others in the draft, Go Go Gallant, a winner of five, and Tempo, a winner of three.

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, who runs at Cork on Saturday, and Runaway Renegade, trained by Ray Hurley, plus Gaelic Probe, who is presently with Andrew Lee For other persons named Andrew Lee, see Andrew Lee (disambiguation).

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It is a rare event for a Gold Cup winner to be offered at public auction and, as a nine-year-old, Imperial Call is sure to draw considerable interest.

Lisselan Farms advertised Imperial Call as for sale earlier in his career, on the understanding Sutherland would continue to train him, and the lack of a deal has led to a readjustment re·ad·just  
tr.v. re·ad·just·ed, re·ad·just·ing, re·ad·justs
To adjust or arrange again.

 in his reserve.

The consignment is a coup for Doncaster Bloodstock bloodstock

thoroughbred horses

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breed, strain, stock - a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of
 Sales, whose traditional forte has been selling stars of the future such as Red Rum, Rag Trade, Master Oats and Earth Summit.
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Title Annotation:Sports
Author:Smurthwaite, Tony
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Jun 12, 1998
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