Stakes placed Encosta De Lago mare Game Serena topped the opening session of the two-day Inglis Melbourne August Sale at Oaklands on Thursday. She was knocked down to Bell View Park Stud (NSW) for $86,000.
Game Serena won seven races and was also stakes placed in the Group 3 MVRC Inglis Mile. She was the highlight of a session that saw 107 horses sold for a gross of $847,800, with an 82% clearance.
Two mares offered by Shadwell Park shared the second highest price on Day 1 at $60,000. Nureyev mare Sidereal Time sold to Rosemount Stud carrying a positive test to Lonhro, while Bletchley Park’s daughter Snacking was knocked down to Victoria’s Business & Equity Consultants in foal to Choisir.
Horses passed in during Thursday’s session, which included two mares by Champion Sire Flying Spur in foal to Champion First Season Sire Stratum, are available for sale via the Make an Offer service.
The sale will continue from 11am on Frdiay with yearlings, unbroken stock and racehorses, followed by a supplementary catalogue.
The sale will be broadcast on Inglis Sale Day Live with Online Bidding available for those unable to attend.