The Inglis HTBA Scone yearling sale turnover reached $2.17 million for the 167 head that changed hands on Sunday.
Inglis reported an average of $13,036 at a clearance rate of 85%. This year’s sale was reduced from two sessions to one and the average dipped 14% from Day 1 twelve months ago.
It was the second downturn in as many years following on from $17,433 (2010) and $15,097 (2011).
Topping the bill this year was a Snitzel filly from Arrowfield Stud that made $90,000 to the bid of Warwick Farm trainer David Vandyke. That was better than last year’s high of $85,000 for an Iffraaj filly and an Oratorio (Ire) colt.
The Snitzel filly is from NZ bred mare Sharp Enough (Kaapstad) and is a half-sister to Danzero’s stakes performed filly Intelligentsia.
Coolmore sire Choisir was next on the leader-board. Paul Perry paid $47,000 for his colt from Gold Digger Miss and Clarry Connors purchased his colt out of Bomba for $40,000.
Snitzel filly that topped the Scone Sale at $90,000