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Vale Clive Gardner

Auctioneer of international standing

Bloodstock South Africa were sad to learn of the passing of world-renowned auctioneer Clive Gardner recently.

Clive Gardner (Pic-Goffs)

Clive, who had previously been involved with many BSA sales, passed away on Monday night at the age of 71.

He had remained active on the rostrum until shortly before his sad passing.

A popular face at many National Yearling Sales, he acquired international fame and recognition when a guest auctioneer at the Goffs Orby and November Sales between 1981 and 2012.

Among the many to pay tribute to Clive Gardner were Goffs’ Group’s Henry Beeby, who described the late auctioneer as a “wonderful friend and character.”

In a press statement, Bloodstock South Africa sent out condolences to Clive’s family and his numerous friends and said he would be missed.

Read this Racing Post tribute to Clive Gardner

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2 comments on “Vale Clive Gardner

  1. Sharon Patterson says:

    RIP Dear Clive I remember many wonderful hours getting ready for the Rhodesian Bloodstock Sales at the showgrounds in Harare (Salisbury). You will be sorely missed by many.

  2. Hope says:

    Very sad loss: a gentleman

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