[close]

Classic Sale Realises $48 million

Book 1 of the Sydney Classic Sale ended on Monday with all key year-on-year indicators on the rise.

Classic Sale Realises $48 million

Book 1 of the Sydney Classic Sale ended on Monday with all key year-on-year indicators on the rise.

The sale’s average ended at $94,486 - a 34% increase from last year - while the median ($75,000) was up 36% and the gross ($48,188,000) rose 34%.

The clearance rate ended at 92%.


A total of 53 vendors enjoyed a 100% clearance rate through Book 1, led by Sledmere Stud (21 from 21).

The leading vendor by aggregate was Newgate Farm ($2,897,500). Leading vendor by average (for three or more sold) was Carramar Park ($199,375).

Leading buyer was Darby Racing with 15 purchases for $1,367,000.

The spread of the buying bench covered included the USA, Singapore, NZ, Japan and Hong Kong.

The leading stallion by aggregate was Deep Field with 29 of his progeny selling for $3,474,500 while I Am Invincible topped the averages (for three or more sold) at $260,455.

A total of 187 Lots sold for $100,000 or more, compared to 107 last year and 10 in 2013.

The top Lot on Monday was a colt by Spirit Of Boom from Our Dreaming purchased by Blue Sky Bloodstock from the Gleeson Thoroughbred Connections draft for $410,000.

Another 200 Lots will be offered as Book 2 on Tuesday.

2018 CLASSIC YEARLING SALE - BOOK 1 STATISTICS

Lots sold: 510 (2017 505)

Clearance Rate: 92% (90%)

Average Price: $94,486 ($71,342)

Median Price: $75,000 ($55,000)

Top Price: $480,000 ($400,000)

Gross: $48,188,000 ($36,025,500)

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 54.196.5.6 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