Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria has the only booking left to boom sire Starspangledbanner in 2014 and it will go up for auction at Oaklands Junction on Friday, August 22.
TBV will auction 6 stallion nominations during the Inglis August Sale. They have been catalogued as Lots 79 to 84 and the proceeds will help support the local breeding industry through Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria.
Rosemont Stud owner Anthony Mithen is looking forward to the TBV auction following this Tweet: The ONLY chance to get into STARSPANGLEDBANNER 2014 is to buy the nom up 4 grabs at Melb August sale #bookedout @vicbreeders
Starspangledbanner stands at Rosemont and he has hit the ground running at stud with Royal Ascot stakes winners The Wow Signal and Anthem Alexander among 6 winners from an initial northern crop of just 33 foals.
Coolmore Stud will shuttle him back to Ireland for limited books starting next year.
The following 6 stallion nominations have been donated by their owners for the TBV auction;
1 EQUIANO – Swettenham Stud
2 FIORENTE – Eliza Park International
3 HELMET – Darley Victoria
4 STARSPANGLEDBANNER – Rosemont Stud
5 WRITTEN TYCOON – Woodside Park
6 UNENCUMBERED – Three Bridges