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Ellis makes $400,000 move for standout Zoustar colt

Half-brother to Te Akau’s Manawatu Sires’ winner to join New Zealand stable A week after Te Akau chief David Ellis reached dizzying heights as a vendor when selling the stable’s champion mare Imperatriz (I Am Invincible) for a record-breaking $6.6 million, Ellis was a major player on day one of the Magic Millions National Yearling... Read More

‘Vendors are realistic and that provides an opportunity for the market to bid with confidence’

A National finish for east coast yearling sale series For many vendors, this week’s Magic Millions National Yearling Sale is a last-chance-saloon to sell their 2022-born stock, many which would have been sold earlier in the year had it not been for a stroke of misfortune. There are 399 yearlings catalogued across two books for... Read More

‘He’ll be catching the eye of a few Aussies who haven’t known much about him’

Inglewood anticipating a surge in interest in War Decree following Warmonger’s Queensland Derby romp New Zealand’s Inglewood Stud anticipates a strong surge in demand for its young stallion War Decree (War Front) – in a fillip for South Island breeding – following the astonishing win of his son Warmonger in Saturday’s Queensland Derby (Gr 1,... Read More

‘We’re delighted with how it all went and can only consider it a fantastic success’

Three million-dollar mares on final Magic Millions Broodmare Sale The 2024 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, the southern hemisphere’s biggest trading market for breeding stock, was a confidence booster for the Australasian industry, the company’s managing director concluded as the mare element of the auction came to a close on Thursday. After the final broodmare... Read More

Yoshida finally lands his Group 1 Dame

Last season’s Robert Sangster Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) winner Ruthless Dame (Tavistock), the final mare to be offered in Tuesday’s stunning day of trade, was bought by Katsumi Yoshida of Japan’s Northern Farm. Northern Farm representative Shingo Hashinoto confirmed that Ruthless Dame’s future was in Japan and in the breeding barn. Hashinoto, who also attended... Read More

Champagne flows after Madame Pommery realises $2.7 million

The 2022 Thousand Guineas (Gr 1, 1600m) winner Madame Pommery (No Nay Never) will also be covered in her first season at stud by Wootton Bassett who has been a revelation in Europe from humble beginnings. His first crop southern hemisphere-bred yearlings will race next season. The now retired Madame Pommery, who won at two... Read More