Coolmore Stud champion Encosta de Lago was represented by the topped priced yearling at the Magic Millions National Sale on Thursday when his grey filly from Rendzina made $250,000.
Rendzina (Testa Rossa) won five races and was stakes placed at Randwick for Graeme Rogerson and the Kiwi trainer was the successful buyer on the Gold Coast. Second-dam Capto (Octagonal) is a half sister to G1 Oakleigh Plate winner Khaptingly.
Baramul Stud sold the session-topper and Arrowfield Stud was next best on the leader-board with a Redoute’s Choice filly from Brazilian Pulse that sold for $170,000. She will be heading to Victoria after being purchased by Blue Sky Bloodstock in conjunction with trainer Danny O’Brien.
Brazilian Pulse (Captain Rio) was a Group 1 winner of the 2010 VRC Oaks.
The top priced colt of the day was the Snitzel – St. Therese three quarter brother to Group winner Mirrasalo. Arrowfield Stud sold him to agent John Foote for $160,000.
Arrowfield also sold a Redoute’s Choice – Aussie Christmas colt for $135,000 to Darby Racing.
Turnover from the two-day Select Yearling Sale rounded out at $10.08 million at an average of $34,766. T he clearance rate was 70%.
The National Sale concludes on Friday with the General Yearling Sale followed by a Racehorse Sale will be held.
DAY 2 TOP SELLERS
$250,000 – Encosta de Lago-Rendzina filly
Vendor: Baramul Stud / Buyer: Rogerson Bloodstock (NZ)
$170,000 – Redoute’s Choice-Brazilian Pulse filly
Arrowfield Stud (As Agent) / Blue Sky Bloodstock/Danny O’Brien Racing (Vic)
$160,000 – Snitzel-St. Therese colt
Arrowfield Stud (As Agent) / John Foote Bloodstock (Qld)
$135,000 – Redoute’s Choice-Aussie Christmas colt
Arrowfield Stud (As Agent) / Darby Racing (NSW)
$130,000 – Sebring-Bacchanal Woman colt
Widden Stud (As Agent) / Laurel Oak Bloodstock (NSW)