John Chalmers Bloodstock (FBAA) bought five Select Sale yearlings at Karaka with a top-price of $145,000 for the Showcasing half-brother to Singapore Group 3 winner Bahana (Lot 779).
His final bid on Friday was the Pentire sister to Ellerslie stakes winner Nigelissima. Knocked down for $42,500 from Rich Hill Stud (Lot 946), she is also a three-quarter sister to Pentire’s Flemington Group 2 winner Zanna.
Chalmers had purchased two Savabeel fillies for total of $320,000 earlier in the week at Karaka Premier. He also bought two fillies by Waikato Stud’s champion sire at Karaka last year for $340,000. The duo – now named Magical Charm & Greetings – were purchased for Perth principal Bob Peters.
Bluegrass Bloodstock (FBAA) agent Lenny Russo bought yearlings by Pins and Rip Van Winkle at the Select Sale. The Pins colt cost $80,000 and is from a half-sister to G2 Wakeful Stakes winner Thunder Lady.
Astute Bloodstock (FBAA) rounded outs its Karaka acquisitions with a Shocking – Jungle Barbie filly from Rich Hill for $75,000. She is from an unraced daughter of G1 Captain Cook Stakes winner Hello Dolly.
Federation of Bloodstock Agents Australia (FBAA) was formed in 1998 to maintain, improve and develop the standards, status and services of bloodstock agents throughout Australia. Its members operate with the utmost integrity and professionalism and are bound by the strict Industry Code of Conduct.
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