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Day Four Magic Millions Yearling Sale

The Magic Millions Yearling Sale on the Gold Coast was completed on Saturday evening with a Book One gross of almost $156 million, over $22.6 million higher than last year. The average increased to exactly $228,000 while the clearance rate was a record equalling 89 per cent.

Snitzel edged out I Am Invincible as leading sire by average (for three or more lots sold), while James Harron Bloodstock was leading buyer and Arrowfield Stud (by gross) and Yarraman Park Stud (by average) led the way for the vendors.

SALE STATISTICS
(2017 in brackets)

Lots Catalogued: 853 (816)
Lots Sold: 684 (649)
Lots Passed In: 87 (100)
Lots Withdrawn: 82 (67)
Sale Aggregate: $155,952,000 ($134,292,500)
Top Price: $2,000,000 ($1,300,000)
Average Price: $228,000 ($206,922)
Median Price: $170,000 ($160,000)
Sold %: 89 (87)

DAY FOUR TOP SELLERS

$1,100,000 - Snitzel-Intimate Moment filly (Lot 830)
Vendor: Widden Stud (As Agent) / Buyer: Mark Newnham Bloodstock (NSW)

$625,000 - Written Tycoon-Hill Street Blues colt (Lot 803)
Woodside Park (As Agent) / Aquis Farms (Qld)

$625,000 - I Am Invincible-Harlem Heat filly (Lot 792)
Yarraman Park Stud (As Agent) / Gollan Racing/John Foote Bloodstock (Qld)

$575,000 - Snitzel-Just Dancing filly (Lot 852)
Arrowfield Stud (As Agent) / Belmont Bloodstock Agency (Vic)

$525,000 - I Am Invincible-Impressions filly (Lot 821)
Yarraman Park Stud (As Agent) / Boomer Bloodstock (Qld)

$525,000 - Tapit-Inventive filly (Lot 831)
Sun Stud (As Agent) / Boomer Bloodstock (Qld)

BOOK ONE SALE TOP SELLERS

$2,000,000 - I Am Invincible-Tai Tai Tess colt (Lot 373)
Vendor: Yarraman Park Stud (As Agent) / Buyer: Reg Inglis/Jon Kelly/Paul Frampton (NSW)

$1,900,000 - I Am Invincible-Electric Dreams colt (Lot 686)
Segenhoe Stud Australia (As Agent) / James Harron Bloodstock (NSW)

$1,800,000 - Snitzel-Flidais filly (Lot 733)
Arrowfield Stud (As Agent) / Reg Inglis/Jon Kelly/Paul Frampton (NSW)

$1,600,000 - Snitzel-Admirelle colt (Lot 480)
Milburn Creek / Phoenix T'breds/Aquis/Yulong/Ciaron Maher B'stock

$1,450,000 - I Am Invincible-Commanding Jewel colt (Lot 624)
Vinery Stud (As Agent) / Jadeskye Racing/B K Racing & Breeding/Brad Widdup Racing

$1,100,000 - Snitzel-Intimate Moment filly (Lot 830)
Widden Stud (As Agent) / Mark Newnham Bloodstock (NSW)

$1,050,000 - Pierro-Dance Card colt (Lot 647)
Bhima Thoroughbreds (As Agent) / James Harron Bloodstock (NSW)

$1,000,000 - Redoute's Choice-Cat by the Tale colt (Lot 591)
Arrowfield Stud (As Agent) / James Moore Racing (Macau)

$1,000,000 - Fastnet Rock-Risk Aversion colt (Lot 239)
Element Hill / Tom Magnier/John O'Shea (NSW)

$900,000 - Snitzel-Madame Andree colt (Lot 52)
Arrowfield Stud (As Agent) / James Harron Bloodstock (NSW)

LEADING BUYERS
(ranked by total spend)

$7,240,000 - James Harron Bloodstock - 10 lots
$6,585,000 - Gai Waterhouse/Adrian Bott/Blue Sky - 27 lots
$5,435,000 - Reg Inglis/Jon Kelly/Paul Frampton - 6 lots
$5,005,000 - McEvoy Mitchell Racing - 17 lots
$4,270,000 - China Horse Club/Newgate/Winstar - 10 lots
$3,795,000 - Orbis Bloodstock - 9 lots
$2,995,000 - Godolphin - 8 lots
$2,390,000 - Ciaron Maher Bloodstock - 10 lots
$2,295,000 - Guy Mulcaster Bloodstock - 11 lots
$2,200,000 - Blue Sky Bloodstock - 9 lots

LEADING SIRES
(ranked by average - 3 or more sold)

$483,788 - Snitzel - 33 sold
$478,649 - I Am Invincible - 37 sold
$405,667 - Redoute's Choice - 15 sold
$349,167 - Pierro - 12 sold
$340,000 - Fastnet Rock - 28 sold
$320,000 - Lonhro - 3 sold
$316,250 - Savabeel - 8 sold
$280,357 - Exceed and Excel - 14 sold
$278,913 - Written Tycoon - 23 sold
$277,045 - Zoustar - 22 sold

LEADING VENDORS
(ranked by average - 3 or more sold)

$427,143 - Yarraman Park Stud - 21 sold
$416,250 - Eureka Stud - 4 sold
$409,211 - Segenhoe Stud Australia - 19 sold
$395,909 - Bhima Thoroughbreds - 11 sold
$336,875 - Vinery Stud - 16 sold
$333,889 - Milburn Creek - 9 sold
$328,125 - Cressfield - 8 sold
$326,875 - Attunga Stud - 8 sold
$318,750 - Glenlogan Park - 4 sold
$304,412 - Element Hill - 17 sold

LEADING VENDORS
(ranked by total gross)

$13,680,000 - Arrowfield Stud - 46 sold
$8,970,000 - Yarraman Park Stud - 21 sold
$8,140,000 - Coolmore Stud - 38 sold
$8,085,000 - Baramul Stud - 45 sold
$7,750,000 - Segenhoe Stud Australia - 19 sold
$7,490,000 - Widden Stud - 29 sold
$6,955,000 - Newgate Farm - 37 sold
$6,310,000 - Sledmere Stud - 29 sold
$5,390,000 - Vinery Stud - 16 sold
$5,175,000 - Element Hill - 17 sold
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