Sales

Magic Millions to build on ‘extraordinary’ results as entries open for yearling sales

Magic Millions’ managing director Barry Bowditch believes the stage has never been better across the spectrum of nationwide sales for vendors to consign their yearlings to go under the hammer next year. The Gold Coast-based auction house opened its entries yesterday for their 2023 sales series.  The trading season will begin with the traditional curtain-raising... Read More

‘Quality’ National Broodmare Sale begins as NZB suggest live return next year

New Zealand Bloodstock has hinted that the National Broodmare Sale could hold a permanent place on the calendar and return as a live auction at Karaka from 2023, as this year’s online sale gets under way today on Gavelhouse Plus.  The 81-lot catalogue, which includes stallion shares offered in Reliable Man (Dalakhani) and Shocking (Street... Read More

Yulong back in the market on Inglis Digital

Yulong came away with the highest-priced lot at the most recent Inglis Digital Sale, when going to $365,000 to purchase the stakes-placed Gibraltar Girl (Manhattan Rain), who is foal to Newgate sire Capitalist (Written Tycoon).  Gibraltar Girl, who placed in the Mode Plate (Listed, 1200m) on the track, is a daughter of dual Listed winner... Read More

Mosheen’s Japanese-bred granddaughter to race in Australia for Price and Kent Jnr

Fastnet Rock mare also produces $4.8 million colt at JRHA Select Sale in Hokkaido Japan became the latest frontier for rising Victorian training duo Mick Price and Mick Kent Jnr in their increasingly global quest to source high-quality racing prospects after they purchased a yearling filly with a strong Australian connection for more than AU$600,000... Read More

Deep Field two-year-old tops Hong Kong International Sale

A son of Newgate’s Deep Field (Northern Meteor) topped yesterday’s Hong Kong International Sale after attracting a bid of HK$7.8 million (approx. AU$1.45 million) at the Sha Tin parade ring as all 17 lots offered realised a total of HK$71 million (approx. AU$13.19 million).  By the same sire as Hong Kong Sprint (Gr 1, 1200m)... Read More

Johnson and Seymour Bloodstock move for progressive Grenoble at Tattersalls

Australian buying subdued at record-breaking sale but agent secures Thursday’s top lot in lightly raced son of Siyouni The Tattersalls July Sale continued to generate rampant growth despite muted buying activity through the three-day auction from the large contingent of Australians on-site at Park Paddocks. Before the final day of trade yesterday, turnover had already... Read More