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Wandjina Filly Tops Scone Sale

Sunday’s Scone Yearling Sale saw three horses sell for $100,000 or more for the first time in its history.

Wandjina Filly Tops Scone Sale

Sunday’s Scone Yearling Sale saw three horses sell for $100,000 or more for the first time in its history.

Two fillies and a colt each reached six figures led by a Wandjina filly offered by Southern Cross Breeders making $110,000.

Southern Cross scooped the pool on the vendor front, leading by aggregate ($227,000) and average for three or more horses sold ($56,750).


The top Lot is by Wandjina from Galleries while the other yearlings to sell for six figures were a Nicconi x Brookton Flare filly offered by Holbrook Thoroughbreds for $105,000 and a Deep Field x Bouzy Rouge colt from the draft of Retreat Farm for $100,000.

Southern Cross Breeders was one of 30 vendors who enjoyed a 100% clearance rate for the day, selling all four of their offerings.

Widden Stud (11 from 11), Sledmere Stud (8 from 8) Fernrigg Farm (7 from 7) and Edinglassie Stud (6 from 6) also sold their complete drafts.

At the end of Day 1 of the sale the average sat at $16,601 with a median of $10,000, clearance rate of 82% and gross of $2,639,500.

Leading buyer was Laming Racing, buying five horses for $130,000. Glenn and Cody Morgan also bought five horses.

Nicconi topped the sire stats with all three of his progeny selling for a total of $195,000.

2018 SCONE YEARLING SALE STATISTICS

Lots Sold: 159

Clearance Rate: 82%

Average Price: $16,601

Median Price: $10,000

Top Price: $110,000

Gross: $2,639,500

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