Te Akau Coup heads to Sunshine State

Te Akau Coup was the highlight of Sunday’s NZ Bloodstock Winter Sale when she fetched NZ$210,000.  NZB agent Danny Rolston did the honours for Glen Burrows Bloodstock who purchased the G2 Matamata Breeders’ Stakes winning mare for a Queensland-based breeder.

Leading vendor Curraghmore Stud offered Te Akau Coup with a PPT to exciting young sire Darci Brahma.  Curraghmore finished the day with 12 lots sold for total receipts of $492,000.

Also heading to Queensland is a High Chaparral yearling half-sister to Dorabella and Crusoe.  She was knocked down for $170,000 to Linda Huddy who races the High Chaparral’s G1 AJC Derby winner Shoot Out.

A total of 82 lots changed hands at he Winter Sale for an aggregate of $1.20 million.  The average price of $7,834 was up 53% on last year.  The clearance for the day rounded off at 77%.

The next NZ Bloodstock Sale is the South Island 2YO & Mixed Bloodstock at the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch this Friday, August 6.