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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



Adelaide Yearlings

Magic Millions Sales

Adelaide Yearlings

13—14 of March

Adelaide will feature 454 yearlings over two sessions next week, with an interesting list of first season sires numbering 22.

The sale has a reputation of being a great value sale, certainly with Victorians, over years it has become a very popular selling and buying venue, it is not as inflated as some sales are.

It is really a great venue and very popular, you can move about with plenty of freedom, it gets ten out of ten for popularity.

There is a great line up of yearlings this year, with excellent pedigrees that are sure to come in for lots of attention.

Cornerstone has catalogued 35 lots, while Baramul, at the entrance of the renowned Widden Valley, is within striking distance, with a draft of 32.

I recall 1985 for a very good reason, the one and only crop of Adraan’s year, the outstanding French sprinter, he won six races in France, he was the best sprinter of his generation, his pedigree was superb, he was by Zeddaan from Adara by Le Haar.

Adraan had passed on before his only crop of yearlings were sold, there were 15 lots offered, they all won races, in some instances stakes events

The late Colin Hayes, a noted horseman, had a large draft of 53 lots, possibly the largest draft at an Adelaide sale back in 1985.

That was about the time Hayes was standing Without Fear, he sired well over 30 two year old winners in a single season, which still remains a record as a sire

Rosden Park, at Wellington, has a nice draft, with a variety of horses that will do justice to their vendors, and their sires.

Alan Harvey has two nice colts, Lot 184 by Helmet from Scarlet Silk, half sister to Brief Embrace, it is a good winning family, the second dam ,Tranquil Love, saluted the judge on ten occasions, he also has Lot 188, the Zoustar colt out of Secretary’s Secret, an unraced mare.

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Perth Yearling Sales

Perth Yearling Sales

Magic Millions will conduct their annual Perth Yearling Sales, commencing on 19th February over two days, offering 302 lots.

The opening lot should get the sale rolling, the colt by Magic Albert, gee! He has been a good horse, siring a lot of winners for Yarraman Park, however, he is being offered by Dawson Stud, it’s not a bad pedigree to get the sale under way.

The dam, Tantra Dancer, won five races; she is from the family of Dark Eclipse, as is Taj Rossi, we have not got three year olds like that today.

There has been some good horses come out of the west, Eurythmic, he won a Caulfield Cup and numerous weight for age races, Aquanita, a Cox Plate winner and Manolive, the Eclipse Stakes and Williamstown Cup, while Black Hard Bart is pretty handy too.

There is an interesting group of yearlings by Magnus, six in all, he just keeps on keeping on, he is a wonderful sire, I would fancy Lot 100, the colt out of Midnight Blues by Distant Blues, she was more than handy winning four city races, and she has been a handy mare too.

The late Blackfriars has been the lynch pin in Western Australia, almost since he won the Victoria Derby, his recent death leaves a hole in the industry.

He is well represented with 25 lots, its pennies to peanuts there will be more than one winner in the draft.

Written Tycoon has a colt and a filly, they are sure to conjurer a lot of interest, the filly is out of Elle Labelle unraced, three dams on the page with a lot of Black Type.

The colt is out of Jest Envy Her by Patronize by Redoute’s Choice, he is a 12th October foal, he is likely to stretch some pockets.

Deep Field, by Northern Meteor, created a lot of interest on the Gold Coast, 39 lots were sold for $8.55 million, with the top price being $675,000.

Rubick adds a lot of interest; he was catalogued with a yearling in Tasmania, but was withdrawn.

Sepoy has two entries, both are fillies, it would be a shame if he didn’t get a good horse, as he was so good; he was an outstanding colt at two.


Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sales

Tasmanian Yearling Sales

Tasmania has long been a source of breeding sound bloodstock that win races and nothing has chancd that.

The yearling sales will be conducted in within two weeks, when 137 lots offered at the Inveresk Showgrounds Launceston, on the 15th of February.

It is an exciting experience, a sale with a difference, the regulars turn up every year, Terry O’Sullivan and John McArdle, both pick out the right horses, they don’t go over for the good of their health.

One hundred and thirty seven lots have been catalogued, among the first timers include Cluster, Puissance De Lune, Rubick , Toronado, and Wandjina, who stands at Newgate.

Armidale, at Carrick, a three generation stud in the era of Blessington, who had a great infusion of Star Kingdom blood, Poacher’s Moon, he was an excellent sire, very fertile, he left a number of winners, and the handsome St. Briavels, by Sovereign Path.

Armidale will play a dominant role with 40 lots to offer, with 28 lots by an assortment of 18 sires, and resident sire, Needs Further, a son of Encosta de Lago, is already up and running, he is creating a big impression, including Mystic Journey, a filly that has won at 1000 metres, and another, Pateena Arena, won the fillies Guineas over 1600 metres.  

Graham McCullough has a nice draft to represent Grenville Stud, Whitemore, the draft numbers 28, Lot 111 is out of a handy mare in Some Cheer, she won 17 races, her foal is by Mawingo.

Two lots, a colt and a filly by Written Tycoon, may be hard to measure up; he currently stands at $ 80,000, which is the highest service fee for a stallion standing in Victoria.

Lot 137, Wordsmith by Testa Rossa, has a chestnut filly out of Vivre La Nett; she won nine races, one at listed level.

There are four Fighting Suns to be offered, lot 57 will sell depending on type, there is a fair share of speed in that pedigree.  

Fiorente will make into a sire if given time, a filly, lot 42, there is nothing wrong with the family, just play it cool, patience will be a virtue.

The star of the sale could be, Lot 74, the filly by Rubick, his progeny sold well on the Gold Coast, top price for a yearling was $470,000.

Rubick is a cracking type, could he possibly fail? Surely not, he is a lovely horse, there’s a lot to like about him.

Twenty three lots were sold by him for $3,645,000.

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