Alan Bell Buys Top Fastnet Rock Filly
A Fastnet Rock filly brought the top price of $310,000 during the second session of the Classic Yearling Sale at Newmarket on Sunday.
The filly from Sevruga was offered by Coolmore Stud and went to the bid of leading owner Alan Bell Racing.
At the conclusion of Day 2, the sale’s gross of $27,848,000 had eclipsed last year’s total of $27,043,000.
The average sits at $75,469, up 31% on last year’s final figures.
Yarraman Park Stud is the leading vendor by aggregate ($1,477,500) while Tyreel Stud remains top of the averages at $198,667.
I Am Invincible is the leading sire, selling all 19 of his entries at an average of $167,105. The leading stallion by average (with three or more sales) is More Than Ready at $176,667.
Star Thoroughbreds/Chris Waller Racing is the leading buyer, spending $710,000 on six Lots.
Darby Racing/de Burgh Equine and Triple Crown Syndications are equal leading buyer by number of lots, with seven apiece.
American bloodstock agent and breeze-up specialist Justin Casse, in conjunction with Muskoka Farm, has purchased four lots for $425,000.
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