Inspections begin for Inglis Melbourne Autumn yearling sale

Inspections for the 2012 Inglis Melbourne Autumn yearling sale will begin at Oaklands Junction on Wednesday.  The Sale will be conducted on Sunday and Monday, April 29 & 30.

A total of 430 yearlings have been catalogued with an additional 21 supplementary entries by Lonhro, Black Caviar’s sire Bel Esprit, Not A Single Doubt, Dehere, Rock Of Gibraltar and Bianconi.

Other star stallions represented at Autumn include Fastnet Rock, Encosta de Lago, Reset, Stratum, Choisir, Statue Of Liberty, Written Tycoon, Artie Schiller and Charge Forward.  The catalogue also includes yearlings by 21 first season sires.

Autumn graduates include this season’s G1 Australian Guineas placegetter Mister Milton who was sourced for a mere $7,500 in 2010.  Others include the G1 WATC Derby winner Grand Journey, Periduki, Secret Flyer, Status Symbol, Broadway Harmony and She’s Got Gears.

This year’s catalogue includes progeny of stakes winning dams like Halibery, Countess Christie, Happen, Wrap Around, La Italia, Night’s Upon Us, Plaudits, Princess Pulse, Rosarino, Steffi, Trick Of Light, Video Star, Barcelona, Bellendella Dream, Courtly Qualms, Defrere’s Venture, Dipping and It’s A Miracle.

There are also half relations to stakes winners Dr Doutes, Secret Land, Conquering Queen, Royal Babe, World Fortune, Art Success, Personal Ensign, Centurytwentyone and I Have No Fear.

All yearlings offered at the 2012 Inglis Melbourne Autumn Yearling Sale are eligible to be entered into the $5m Inglis Race Series, which includes the 2YO $100,000 Inglis Autumn Plate restricted to nominated graduates of this sale.