Sweet Idea became the latest stakes performer from the 2012 Arrowfield Magic Millions Sale draft when runner-up in the G3 B J McLachlan Stakes in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Gai Waterhouse-trained Snitzel filly settled comfortably in front and then fought back gamely when collared by local filly Missy Longstocking.
Sweet Idea won on debut at Randwick and has earned more than $115,000 prizemoney to secure her place in the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic on January 12.
Arrowfield sold 24 yearlings at the 2012 Gold Coast Magic Millions Sale and 5 of them are already stakes performers. Overall, the 2012 Sale has produced 14 stakes performers but no other vendor has been the source of more than one stakes performer.
Arrowfield’s five stakes-performers are as follows;
ASSAIL (Charge Forward – Emanday by Redoute’s Choice)
Purchased by Clarry Conners – $40,000
WON LR (R) Wyong 2YO Magic Millions
SWEET IDEA (Snitzel – Flidais by Timber Country)
Purchased by Gai Waterhouse & James Harron Bloodstock – $240,000
2ND G3 BRC B J McLachlan Stakes
ROCKFORD (Flying Spur – Ready Magic by More Than Ready)
Purchased by John McKeever – $250,000
2ND LR VRC Maribyrnong Trial
MOROCCAN ROSE (Charge Forward – Tang by Redoute’s Choice)
Purchased by Heinrich Bloodstock – $30,000
3RD LR BRC Calaway Gal Stakes
ZARAGOZA (Charge Forward – Portrayal by Flying Spur)
Purchased by Peter McKay – $37,500
3RD LR CRC Counties Challenge
This year, Arrowfield and sister farm Bellerive Stud will present 42 Magic Millions yearlings including a Charge Forward half-sister to Sweet Idea, and a Hussonet half-brother to Moroccan Rose.