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Magic Millions

Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Buyers will find a carefully selected catalogue for the 2019 Magic Millions Sales over 5 sessions, with 1122 yearlings to be offered from the leading stud farms within Australia.

Racing has never been so good, stake money is at a premium and that is reflected with the investment in property and bloodstock.

The Magic Millions on the Gold Coast, it just gets better every year, people are in holiday mode and it’s just possible Christmas may have been over looked.    

Australia can hold its head high, it is a world leader in the breeding of bloodstock, a number of our current sires have now shuttled to U K, including Redoute’s Choice and Fastnet Rock with others, whilst Zoustar heads off to Gloustershire for a stud season in a few days.

Of the top ten sires nationally, last season the top seven were Australian bred, with Snitzel, I Am Invincible and Fastnet Rock filling between the three top places, they accounted for prize money earnings of $60,703,071.

Last year’s results were excellent with a catalogue of 1062 lots entered, and allowing for withdrawals and pass ins, 858 lots were sold, the turnover was $167,707,000, with the top colt, lot 373, by I Am Invincible from Tai Tai Tess, topping the sale at two million dollars.

Thirty seven yearlings at the corresponding sale in January last year, 37 lots by I Am Invincible sold for $17,710,000.          

I Am Invincible is a remarkable sire, he is on top of the world siring quite a lot of winners, he is a much sought after sire.

Among the big drafts Arrowfield is well represented, with 65 lots, Baramul with 80 lots, Coolmore 52 lots , Newgate 59 lots, Newhaven 33 lots, Vinery 23 lots , Widden 41 lots and Yarraman 31 lots.

All Too Hard has 29 lots, Choisir 19 lots, first season sire, Deep Field, is being well promoted with 41 lots, Fastnet Rock 20 lots, Headwater 18 lots , I Am Invincible 61 lots, More Than Ready 30 lots, the brilliant Headwater 18 lots, Nicconi 22 lots, Not A Single Doubt, a consistent sire, 30 lots , Pierro 32 lots, Press Statement, he is a real chance as a sire 15 lots , Rubick 16 lots, Sebring 42 lots,Smart Missile 20 lots, Snitzel, leading sire for the 2017-2018 season, with progeny earnings of $29,243,613, has a draft of 45 lots, while freshman sire, Vancouver, winner of the Golden Slipper, has 35 lots and been well promoted, while So You Think, with 21 lots, and Zoustar with 46 lots, will be popular.

i am inv march 2012 HR Mobile 2I Am Invincible has an excellent draft

 Baramul Stud will open the sale with the Fastnet Rock colt from Palacio De Cristal, she won 5 races in good company there is no shortage in Black Type here.

Lot 10, the colt offered is among the Widden draft, he is sure to draw attention being by Medaglia d’Oro from Peggy Jean, she is a winner of the ATC Sires Produce Group 1, this is her second foal.

Lot 34, a Redoute’s Choice Colt is out of Purely Spectacular, Lot 63, a filly by Snitzel from Response, is a Group 1 success.  

Lot 104, this is a nice pedigree, the colt by Snitzel, his dam was handy, she won an Epsom, this is her third foal, lot 117, is colt by Zoustar, his dam, Shakeira, won seven races.

Lot 152, the colt by Sebring from Solar Charge, lot 197, a filly by I Am Invincible from Sweet Sanette she won 8 races, and the sire is leaving some excellent fillies.

Lot 200, bay colt by Medaglia D’oro from Swiss Rose, she won twice, could lightning again? Last year lot 373 sold for 2 million, his full brother is lot 204.      

Lot 379, is a bay colt by Fastnet Rock from Ballet Suite, it is a strong family, Lot 417 by Redoutes Choice, he is a proven success, the dam, Breakfast In Bed, this is her second foal.

Lot 446 is by I Am Invincible, a bay colt from Champagne Cath, she was winner, lot 586 by Sebring from Flying Snitzel is a nice colt, lot 665 by the leading sire, I Am Invincible from Hurtle Myrtle, it is a sound pedigree.

Lot 706, a chestnut colt by the unbeaten Frankel, is out of Kahara River, while lot 801 is by Myboycharlie, his dam Mine Game is related to Jameka.


Gold Coast Yearling Sale


Gold Coast Yearling Sale

        1122 Lots

9—13 January 2019


Gold Coast 2YOs In Training Sale

       Magic Millions Sales

   Gold Coast 2YOs In Training Sale

Tuesday October 9th 219 Lots at 11am

This is an interesting catalogue with a big number of young well bred horses to be offered.

Spirit of Boom was all the rage at the March Yearling Sales on the Gold Coast, with numerous yearlings selling into six figures.

He is represented by just 3 lots, a filly early in the sale is out of the Redoute’s Choice mare, Cool Choice, the family is loaded with winners.

Currently leading sire, I Am Invincible, who sired 7 winners last week, has just the one entry, Lot 83 from Lalla Rookh by Street Cry; she won 4 races up to 2050 metres.

Baramul Stud leads the way with 36 lots, the draft reared in the Widden Valley, renowned as choice horse breeding country.

The colt by leading two year old sire, Zoustar, out of Eighth Wonder, creates much interest as she should, about being the last of the Danehill mares, and she is out of Jezabeel, winner of the 1998 Melbourne Cup.

Lot 40, the bay colt by Deep Field, and Freestyle, has produced a host of winners; this is the family of the Stellar Artios.

Written Tycoon has two lots to be sold, Lot 4, early in the sale, she is best illustrated as having residual value that is a nice pedigree.

A lot of successful horses have been reared off the lush pastures of Lyndhurst Stud on the Darling Downs.

Better Than Ready is located there, he is poised to make his presence felt, he is getting some nice horses coming along, he has 6 Lots to go under the hammer.

Rubick is a promising young sire with a lot of potential, Lot 172, there is a lot of winners in the family.


Sales Roster

    Sales Roster

2018 Gold Coast 2YO’s in Training Sale
9th October

2018 Gold Coast Spring Racehorse Sale
9th October

2019 Gold Coast Yearling Sale
9---15 January

2019 Gold Coast Summer Racehorse Sale
15 January

2019 Tasmanian Yearling Sale
14 February

2019 Perth Yearling Sale
18 –19 February

2019 Adelaide Yearling Sale
12—13 March

2019 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale
18 –19 March

2019 Adelaide May Yearling Sale
5th May

2019 Adelaide May Bloodstock Sale
5th May

2019 Gold Coast National Weanling Sale
23---24 May

2019 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale
28—31 May

2019 Gold Coast National Yearling Sale
4—6 June

2019 Gold Coast National Racehorse Sale
6 June

2019 Perth Winter Thoroughbred &Racehorse
Sale 23 June


Beeze Up Sale

       Magic Millions

Beeze Up Sale 219 Lots

   9th October 2018  


Gold Coast National Yearling Sale

Gold Coast National Yearling Sale

   525 Yearlings to be Offered

   Over 3 Days June 5—6—7

This is the last yearling sale of the season, those that missed on a Snitzel ,a Spirit of Boom   , I Am Ivincible, a Hinchinbrook or a Zebedee, your too late.

Aquis Farm, at Murrurundi, has a nice draft in the sale, particularly, the filly, Lot 1841, by I Am Invincible from Geisha, there is a number of winners in the family, and it is a two dam pedigree page.

I Am Invincible has enjoyed a great season, he is currently second on the sire’s list with four lots that should prove popular in the sale.

Arrowfield have a draft of 26 lots, with Olympic Glory, a freshman sire by Choisir, is represented by 7 lots, they look good at this stage.      

Zebedee might be the sire we are waiting for, he is proving a sensation in Europe, siring on average 30 individual winners per year, he has five lots in the sale, with his record and sire line progeny he should be popular.

Let’s have a look at the draft from Eureka Stud at Cambooya, on the rich fertile Darling Downs, the draft is made up of 15 lots, including 8 lots that could be the star of the show by Spirit of Boom.

Spirit of Boom is on a crest of a wave at present, creating records not seen in Queensland previously, or Australia for that matter.

At this stage they can all run, as shown at the previous Magic Millions yearling sale earlier in the year, 35 lots were sold for a total of $5,697,500, they were hot and they will remain hot.  

Lot 2033 is entitled to receive plenty of attention, he is by the leading sire by a mile, Snitzel, it is a current pedigree with a double cross of Snippets, he is presented by Widden Stud.

The progeny of Zoustar ticks all the boxes, his first crop are runners, and there is no reason why his second will be any different.

Better Than Ready is leaving nice horses, surely he has to be a chance at stud, he is a lovely horse, he won 8 races and was only out of a place 5 times in 16 starts.    


Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

     May 29--- 1 June ---981 Lots Includes

             Includes 8 Stallion Shares

This is the leading breeding stock sale in the Southern Hemisphere

Lot 606 Abbey Marie a young mare with her breeding live ahead of her, she is a Group 1 winner having won the SAJC Oaks, she has yet to be covered.

qLot 655 Danish Twist by Dane Shadow from Madame Flurry, winner of 8 races closely related to Happy Trails 7 wins to Group 1 level, line bred to Danzig

Lot 676 French Emotion by Snitzel very good racemare a strong family among the best entries in the catalogue that not been joined that have not been joined to a stallion.

Lot 685 Harlow Gold by Tavistock from Belongs In Lights dam of 4 foals 3 to race all winners include Weissmuller, Travolta and   Harlow Gold won 2 races from limited racing.

Lot 694 Imposing Lass by Makfi from Imposingly by Zabeel a young mare with a pedigree studded with Black Type over three generations a winner of 5 races in Group company.

Lot 735 Modern Wonder by Snitzel from Elusive Wonder a winner of 3 races from limited racing a promising young mare with her breeding life ahead of her.

Lot 736 Montoya’s Secret by High Chaparral from Divine Secret by Thunder Gulch, she is a Group 1 mare winning as a 3 year old her 3 wins were from 1400 metres to 2000 metres.

Lot 745 Ocean Embers by Beneteau from Burningwood (USA) by Tabasco Cat a young mare with her breeding life ahead of her only two dams on the pedigree page.

Lot 747 Omei Sword by High ChaparraI from Irish Lights 3 wins includes the Group 1 One Thousand Guineas, Angus Armanasco Stakes third dam River Crossing half sister to Fall Aspen.

Lot 778 Selenia by Not A Single Doubt from Lunar Lady by Hussonet dam won twice over 1000 and 1200 metres plenty of winners in the pedigee.

Lot 784 Silent Sedition by War Chant (USA) from Fiorentina by Duai Destination, winner Group 1 William Reid Stakes,7 wins all Group wins.

Lot 979 Costa Viva by Encosta de Lago from Vivacious Spirit by Bel Esprit, New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year 2013, 3 wins, served by Pride of Dubai, Last service date 21-10-2017

Lot 1007 Diademe by Savbeel from Bling (NZ) by O’Rielly unraced sister to Nova dam of Sacred Star blood sister to Patrick, dam won 7 races in New Zealand dam of two by Fastnet Rock, served by Vancouver LSD 2-10-17 .

Lot 1098 Heatherly by Lonhro from Dancing Heather by from Danzero,winner 6 races including MRC Rubiton Stakes Group 2 ,half sister to Linton 7 wins from 1400 metres to 2400 metres plenty of Black Type in family.Served by Written Tycoon LSD 27-10-2017

Lot 1383 Sabatini by Street Cry from Royal Sash by Royal Academy , winner 6 races from 1200 to 1400 metres dam of 1 foal by Redoutes Choice served by American Pharoah LSD 16 – 9 2017.

Lot 1602 Flying Jess by Hinchinbrook from Maritess by Magic Albert, won 3 races half sister To Come Fly With Me dam won 2 races inc. SAJC Sires Produce Stakes. To be offered after Lot 811on Tuesday 29th

Lot 1606 Jameka by Myboycharlie from Mine Game by General Nediym , Mine Game half sister to Jymcarew.Champion Staying mare in Aust. 6 wins stakes $4,872,925 To be offered after Lot 811 Tuesday 29th May.

Lot 1632 Artistry by Shamardal from Lady Peony by Belong to Me , dam won 8 races, served by Snitzel LSD 10- 9 -2017 to be offered after Lot 1473 To be offered 31st May 2018

Lot 1644 Marianne by Darci Brahma from Maryann Jones by Fasliyev, dam won 8 races in New Zealand served by I Am Invincible LSD 21-10-2017 to be offered 31st of May.

Lot 1644 Shamal Wind by Dubawi (Ire) from Firemaid (USA) by Machiavellian dam won 8 races, served by Redoutes Choice LDS 12-10-2017 to be offered 31st May.    


Gold Coast National Weanling Sale

May 24—25 With 542 Lots To Be Offered

This is an exciting catalogue with a number of high quality weanlings to be offered, raised on leading stud farms in the Southern Hemisphere.

Pin hookers will be out in force, which makes for keen bidding, it is sure to be a very competitive market over the two days.

Sam Hayes’s Cornerstone Stud will open the sale with the first of the progeny of Valentia, by Fastnet Rock, a lightly raced sire with a lot of potential; this colt is from a dam that has left two winners.

Among the largest drafts is from Aquis Farm at Wonglepong with 35 lots, there is about half a dozen youngsters by Spill The Beans in the draft.

Spill The Beans is a highly promising sire, if Snitzel is going to get a sire son this could be the one, lightly raced, retired at three after 11 runs, winning 5 times and Group 2 successes.

Champion two year old sire, Zoustar, is well represented, as expected, be patient, there are 19 lots and he does leave nice horses.    Headwater is a lovely horse, he is getting his chance, he has to get winners surely, he had heaps of ability and his progeny should develop early, that was the type of horse he was.

Press Statement was only out of a place twice in 11 starts, he won at the highest level, Group1, he was the superior miler, he has a good draft of 21 lots to be offered.

Obviously, breeders are saving their Snitzel’s for the yearling sales next year, as there are just 2 lots in this sale, a colt and a filly.

The colt is from Lady of the Desert, he is Lot 267, the filly, there are a heap of winners in the family, best illustrated by there is just the two dams on the pedigree page, the filly, lot 507, is from Trafalgar, she is a half sister Sizzling.

Yarraman Park will offer eight lots,2 colts by the resident sire Hinchinbrook, he is enjoying a great season, he has 2 lots in the draft of 8, Lot 124, a colt, is from Dashie Diva, a winning mare, she has left 4 foals, all are winners, while Lot 360, from Orabelle, she was a winner and every dam on the page is a winner.  

Naturally a lot of interest will centre on the progeny of Spirit of Boom, he has been enjoying an enormous season, he has certainly set the Queensland racing and breeding industry a buzzing, since Bernborough won the Doomben double.          


Boom Time in Queensland

Records were shattered at the Magic Millions March Yearling Sale; some vendors haven’t recovered from shell shock yet.

What a sale! Hang the cost; buyers were oblivious to that, it became fashionable to lead a yearling home, literally by Spirit of Boom.

Veterans that have been following sales were blown away, it was almost a frenzy, money was treated as if was like confetti.

It was all about Spirit of Boom, he was the star, or at least his progeny were, with 21 lots changing hands on the first day for $2,817,500.

The second day was even better when 14 lots were sold for $2,880,000, overall, 35 lots changed hands for a massive $5,697,500.


Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Selling 389 Quality Lots OverTwo Days, March 19 & 20

Queensland is currently on a roll with boom sire, Spirit of Boom, he topped yearlings in Adelaide earlier this week, when a colt was sold for $300,000.

With his 45 lots to be offered he will play an important role, in what promises to be an excellent sale on the sunny Gold Coast.

Scott McAlpine and his son, Angus, are certainly winning the battle, even if it has been a hard grind.

Better Than Ready shows a lot of promise, he is a first season sire represented by 38 lots, he has been well managed, he stands at Lynhurst Stud, at Warwick, of their 25 lots, 13 are by Better Than Ready, while his owner, Richard Foster, is preparing a further 12 lots at his own farm, Yarramalong at Kalbar.

Sun Stud are having a great season with Love Conquers All, he has 30 lots from various breeders, the son of Mossman is proving a very consistent sire, while Bel Esprit has 19 lots, his earnings are in the vicinity of $40 million plus .  

Golden Archer, formerly trained by Peter Moody, was a well above an average two year old; in fact he won 8 races and was in the money 14 times from 20 starts.

His first crop sold up to $120,000 in the 2016 season, and his second sold up to $100,000, he has a draft of 15 lots in the sale.

Lynhurst Stud, the home of Rothesay by Fastnet Rock, proven sire with a nice draft that is sure to win appeal.

Real Saga, by Tale Of The Cat, is never short of siring winners, he was a very good colt, he will be represented by 23 lots on the Gold Coast.

Better Than ReadyBetter Than Ready has a good draft



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