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Mick Flanagan

Mick Flanagan is a Bloodstock Agent from County Meath in Ireland. Graduating from Darley Flying Start in 2009 Mick joined Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock for a sales season before travelling to South Africa to work for Mike de Kock with his Johannesburg and Durban strings. Mick says the highlight of his time in South Africa was winning South Africa’s biggest race, the G1 Durban July, with Bold Silvano. Returning home to Ireland Mick worked as an agent for Dermot Farrington Bloodstock assisting Dermot at sales in Europe, America and Australia. Mick went out on his own as Townley Hall Bloodstock in March 2012 buying and selling horses on behalf of clients in E urope, USA, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. He attends every sale in Europe; the yearling and foal sales at Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton; the Magic Millions sale on the Gold Coast, Australia; Karaka in New Zealand and South Africa’s National Yearling Sale in Johannesburg. Mick also does stud farm consultation and is currently involved in developing a stud at Ardbraccan House in County Meath which will be the European base for the American, Merriebelle Stable LLC. Merriebelle Stable was highly successful at the European sales in 2013 selling Immortal Verse for 4.7 million guineas. Mick is also the South African representative for Arqana sales.