Makybe shuttler Street Hero topped Day 4 of the Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale with a colt from Danehill mare Quiet Name that made $125,000.
Session 2 followed on from three days of Session 1 trade at Oaklands Junction. Thursday’s turnover reached $2.90 million for the 176 lots that changed hands. The average of $28,451 was down 11% on 2011 figures.
Makybe topped the Session 2 leader-board with the Street Hero colt at $125,000 and a Purrealist – Smytzer’s Thunder colt that made $115,000. Both youngsters were knocked down to Victoria’s champion trainer Peter Moody.
The Street Hero colt is a half brother to the winners Pure Whisper (Purrealist), Tallica (Tale of the Cat) and Whisper Her Name (French Deputy).
Street Hero was rated the fourth best colt of his generation on the 2008 US Free Handicap after winning the G1 Norfolk Stakes defeating Midshipman. The Street Cry colt was also G1 placed in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and G1 Del Mar Futurity.