Needs Further colt headlines ‘tough’ day in Tasmania

Armidale Stud-consigned youngster comes out on top when selling for $145,000 Needs Further’s (Encosta De Lago) home state return resulted in a record sales ring reward for the champion Tasmanian stallion in what was an otherwise testing Magic Millions market yesterday. Armidale Stud, the home to Needs Further for all but one of his 11... Read More

Group 1 winner Startantes added to Chairman’s Sale

Group 1 winner Startantes (Star Turn) and her Robert Heathcote-trained stakes-winning stablemate Extremist (Extreme Choice) are the two latest high-profile mares confirmed for the Inglis Chairman’s Sale in May. Bred by Heathcote himself, Startantes exploded onto the scene as an autumn two-year-old in 2021, with two Brisbane city wins and two placings from four starts.... Read More

Group 2 winner Aromatic to sell on Gavelhouse

Aromatic (Sacred Falls), a Group 2-winning mare, will be offered on next week, with bidding set to close at 7pm (NZT) on Monday. Purchased by NZ$160,000 at the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale, the seven-year-old carried the tangerine colours of Te Akau Racing to three Group wins and another six stakes placings in... Read More

Moses’ emotional time with record-breaking Too Darn Hot filly

Half-sister to In Her Time fetches $600,000 on second day of Inglis Classic Long-time Scone breeders Fred and Mary Moses achieved the biggest sale ring result of their long thoroughbred industry careers, selling the Too Darn Hot (Dubawi) half-sister to elite sprinter In Her Time (Time Thief) for $600,000 on day two of the Inglis... Read More

Hutch taking measured approach ahead of Classic sale

The boss of Inglis’ bloodstock division Sebastian Hutch is maintaining a measured market view heading into the opening session of the company’s reshaped 2024 Classic Yearling Sale. Rarely one to overstate the likely outcome of an Inglis sale, chief executive Hutch said the Australasian yearling market so far this year paints a more circumspect picture... Read More

High Emocean to be sold at Chairman’s Sale

The 2022 Melbourne Cup (Gr 1, 3200m) third High Emocean (Ocean Park) will be sold at May’s Inglis Chairman’s Sale after being retired from racing. Trained by Ciaron Maher, the seven-year-old daughter of Ocean Park (Thorn Park) was most recently seen running last of 13 runners in the Geelong Cup (Gr 3, 2400m) on October... Read More