First-crop progeny of Wattle Brae Stud sire Court Command made an impressive first appearance in public last week when a small selection of colts and fillies went through the 2010 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale on the Gold Coast. Of eight youngsters catalogued for all three sessions, six of the contingent found new homes, realizing an aggregate of $155,000 and an average of over $25,000.
Top-price fetched by Court Command weanlings was $52,000 for a bay colt from Cara purchased by J & I Bloodstock of New Zealand. Significantly, the youngster was the first foal of an unraced daughter of Dolphin Street presented by Lakeview Stud of Canungra, Queensland.
Lakeview Stud were vendors of four weanlings by Court Command at the sale and saw another bay colt from Zoleen fetch $32,000, and yet another bay colt from Ela Cassini realize $30,000.
Demand for the stock of Court Command at the 2010 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale came from far and wide. Two of the six lots sold were purchased by New Zealand entities, one by World Wide Bloodstock of South Africa, and another by Ampulla Stud of Victoria.
Court Command is a Group winning son of Commands and stood his first season at Wattle Brae Stud in 2008 at a service fee of $8,800 (inc. gst).