International Sales News

Seven-figure frenzy as Magnier strikes for 2 million gns mare Pepper

One turf starlet after another took to the Park Paddock stage in Tuesday’s headline-making day at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale, and was greeted by an enthusiastic and international buying bench, with no shortage of bidding as 41,912,000gns (approx. AU$44,007,600) changed hands. The day’s highest-pricest lot belonged to Newsells Park Stud and Gestut Ammerland’s homebred... Read More

Dubois’ Flotus out to become one of Tattersalls’ first ladies

Australian-based breeder, owner and trainer Jean Dubois will see his stakes-winning, Group 1-placed two-year-old Flotus (Starspangledbanner) head through the Tattersalls sale ring today. The filly, who won the Ripon Champion Two-Years-Old Trophy Stakes (Listed, 6f) and followed with a second in the Cheveley Park Stakes (Gr 1, 6f) at Newmarket, was signed for by French... Read More

Rosemont in double swoop on opening day of Tattersalls Mare Sale

Victoria’s Rosemont Stud again made their presence felt at an international auction when they swooped early to purchase two mares during yesterday’s opening session of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale.  Both mares were bought in conjunction with Tweenhills Stud principal David Redvers, and both fetched a price tag of 110,000 gns (approx. AU$215,720). With international... Read More

Aussie presence in Newmarket as international travel continues to opens up

Restrictions imposed by Covid-19 have not presented a prohibitive barrier for Australian buyers in their quest for sourcing high quality mares and race fillies to bolster their broodmare ranks. And, after significant Australian expenditure in the US, the show rolls on to Europe and the Tattersalls December Mare Sale which, touted by Tattersalls as ‘the... Read More

Johnson and Yarraman use strength of foresight with outcross Keeneland buy Quality Response

Australian buyers were active from start to finish during Wednesday’s opening day of the Keeneland November Sale in Kentucky, with an array of players securing mares to bring Down Under. The action started with the second lot to pass through the ring, as Milburn Creek landed Raymundo’s Secret, a Grade 2-winning daughter of Treasure Beach... Read More

Blaxland goes stateside once more in search of outcross gold

A cohort of Australian buyers have set sail for the US and the ten-day Kentucky breeding stock sales extravaganza in a bid to bolster their own and clients’ broodmare pool with potent outcross US bloodlines. One of the most successful in sourcing US mares and race fillies since he first ventured to the US sales... Read More