Flemington Group winner and proven producer One World topped Day 1 of the Inglis Easter Broodmare Sale when changing hands for $720,000.
Sold by Coolmore Stud, the blue-blooded daughter of Danehill was Tuesday’s only offering in foal to Lonhro. She was sold as agent for Fairway Thoroughbreds owner John Camilleri and was purchased by Solis Bloodstock of USA.
Overall, 125 Super Select Session mares were sold for $10.88 million at an average of $87,056 at a clearance rate of 69%.
Solis Bloodstock’s 28 year-old managing-director Alex Solis II also signed for the day’s second top lot Diamond Necklace (Unbridled’s Song). Offered by Tyreel Stud in foal to Commands, she is a stakes placed half-sister to Shamardal and cost $540,000.
UK bloodstock agent David Redvers snapped up G3 winning Flying Spur mare Rosa’s Spur for $460,000. She is already the dam of Listed winner Member’s Joy and was sold in foal to More Than Ready.
Young mares carrying positive tests to exciting first season sires were popular with buyers on Tuesday. Well-related Snowgums (in foal to Sepoy) made $440,000, stakes placed Schiffer (in foal to So You Think) cost $350,000, while mares in foal to Foxwedge included How Funny ($260,000), Cinque ($150,000) and Social Scene ($120,000).
The Inglis Easter Broodmare Sale continues on Wednesday with Select Session mares from Lots 201 to 400. The sale concludes on Thursday with the remaining 80 Select Session mares (Lots 401 to 480) followed by the 89 General Session mares; Lots 481 to 557 and 566 to 577.