[close]

Another Classic Sale Star For Popular SIre

The demand for progeny by Star Witness continued when a filly by the proven sire made the top price on Day 3 of Sydney's Classic Yearling Sale on Monday.

Another Classic Sale Star For Popular SIre

The demand for progeny by Star Witness continued when a filly by the proven sire made the top price on Day 3 of Sydney's Classic Yearling Sale on Monday.

Offered by Newhaven Park, the filly from Madam Nash was popular with buyers pre-sale and went for $350,000, selling to Orbis Bloodstock.

It was the highlight on a day when the overall sale clearance improved to 82% at an average of $77,909 with one day of Book 1 remaining.


The filly will remain in Australia and be trained by Kim Waugh for Orbis, a Hong Kong-based company.

At the conclusion of Day 3, Orbis is the leading buyer at the sale, having purchased 11 individual lots for $1,590,000.

Today’s top lot for Star Witness sees the Widden stallion feature in two of the top three lots for the sale overall, including the sale topper to date at $400,000.

Equal second top lot was a Dissident x Keep Me Warm colt from Sledmere Stud, purchased by George Moore for $280,000.

STATISTICS

Lots sold: 436

Clearance Rate: 82%

Average Price: $77,909

Median Price: $55,000

Top Price: $400,000

Gross: $33,968,500

Racing And Sports



News Talk is designed for debate, discussion regarding the above News story. We welcome you to submit your comments to News Talk relating to this story.

 Name: 

Your IP 3.80.60.248 has been recorded for our records. This information is not published.
 Email: 
 Comments: 
  By posting this message you agree to Disclaimer/Terms of Use.


Latest Stories