Bunbury based Daniel Love stole the limelight at the Perth Magic Millions Winter Sale on Sunday with 25 buys including the two top-priced foals by Blackfriars.
Topping proceedings was the Blackfriars – Idyllic Doll colt offered by Durham Lodge at $85,000. Love outbid Colin Loxton who owns the colt’s three-quarter brothers Playing God and God Has Spoken.
Buying under his Mega Holdings banner, Love’s haul also included the second highest-priced Blackfriars – Stella Vision colt for $48,000.
Durham Lodge catalogued 33 weanlings and turnover for its draft reached $581,850. “We’re very happy with the results,” Durham’s Jeremy Smith said. “All the best trainers were here buying them.”
Overall trade on the day topped $980,000 at an average price of $5,733 which was up 129%. The clearance rate improved 10 points to 87%.
TOP SELLING FOALS
$85,000 – Blackfriars – Idyllic Doll colt
Durham Lodge / Buyer: Mega Holdings
$48,000 – Blackfriars – Stella Vision colt
Durham Lodge / Mega Holdings
$36,000 – Universal Ruler – Shock Pak colt
Durham Lodge / Grant Williams
$32,000 – Blackfriars – Prime Again filly
Durham Lodge / Bott Family Trust
$31,000 – Blackfriars – Show of Tralee colt
Durham Lodge / Stephen Miller
Durham Lodge sold this three quarter brother to Playing God and God Has Spoken for $85,000