Infuse tops Inglis Melbourne Racehorse Sale

Trade at Friday’s Inglis Melbourne Racehorse Sale reached $4.13 million headlined by 61 lots from Hudson Conway Racing.

Top price of $330,000 was recorded for lightly raced three-year-old gelding Infuse (Lot 57).  Exciting young stayer Deductible (Lot 33) was sold for $200,000 to Raffles Racing.  The Macau based outfit also secured Pont (Lot 77) for $85,000.

Stakes winning Encosta de Lago gelding Niblick(Lot 74) was also sold from the draft of Hudson Conway Racing for $200,000 and will race for Western Australia owner for Emile Panossian.

Impressive last start Moonee Valley winner Accrual (Lot 4) will be heading west into the stable of Perth trainer Lindsey Smith who snapped up the three-year-old by Al Maher for $150,000.

“On behalf of Inglis I would very much like to thank Nick and Lloyd Williams for their great support of this new sale,” Inglis director Peter Heagney said.  “Every Australian state and territory is represented on the buyers list, plus Macau and Hong Kong, illustrating how much demand there is around the region for well-credentialed racing stock.”

Troy Corstens and Justin Bahen have had a busy week purchasing yearlings at the Melbourne Premier Sale and the pair combined to secure four lots on Friday including Savabeel gelding Henwood (Lot 52) for $160,000.