Sales News

Entries open for live Easter Round 2 sale

Inglis will take select supplementary entries for its planned Easter Round 2 sale in July, a planned live auction to complement its Round 1 virtual event earlier this month. The July 5 Round 2 auction was added to the sales calendar in the lead-up to its two-day feature sale on April 7 and 8 to... Read More

Sprint Cup at Sha Tin to throw up Inglis Easter pointers

Two of the leading protagonists in today’s Sprint Cup (Gr 2, 1200m) at Sha Tin have a last-minute opportunity to bolster the pedigrees of their yearling half-brothers, with both set for the virtual Inglis Easter sales ring in the coming days. Aethero (Sebring) and Hot King Prawn (Denman) are likely to head the market in... Read More

Easter format change with sale to be conducted as virtual auction

Inglis will hold a “virtual” Australian Easter Yearling Sale, backing away from a complete digital auction, as the sales company attempts to make its showpiece market as competitive as possible during the coronavirus shutdown. After further consultation and lobbying from vendors in recent days amidst a rapidly changing environment, Inglis yesterday confirmed it would revert... Read More

Badgers Bloodstock brings ‘Moneyball’ big data to Easter

While several regular international visitors to the Warwick Farm complex have had to forego participation in this year’s Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, at least one agency with an impeccable pedigree have seized on the digital version of the auction as a real opportunity. The father and son team of Grant and Tom Pritchard-Gordon will... Read More

Magic Millions reschedules National sale to late July

Magic Millions has moved to reassure clients about the Gold Coast National Weanling, Broodmare and Yearling Sale going ahead this season by pushing it back to July in the hope of being able to conduct a live auction. The sales company, like rival Inglis who next week will hold its Australian Easter Yearling Sale via... Read More

Walk like an Egyptian…or a Pharoah

“The 37-year wait is over; American Pharoah is finally the one!” The breathless call of Larry Collmus will forever remain the soundtrack to one of racing’s greatest moments of the modern era: when the Bob Baffert-trained American Pharoah (Pioneerof The Nile) strode clear for a dominant success in the Belmont Stakes (Gr 1, 12f), becoming... Read More