A new week, but a familiar story like Day 1 of Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Auction, which cost a lot at Park Paddocks on Monday.
Thanks to Anthony Stroud and Coolmore’s MV Magnier in starfish pony leaves Kit Karina From the windmill farm of Fiona Marner, the front side won when a bid of 800,000 gns ($928,847) was delivered from behind the bulkhead.
The pony is the winning daughter’s first foal shamadhar whose siblings include her full sister Chitkala the pony’s consanguineous dam al asy also a three-time Group 3 winner of Sea The Stars and a scorer in France Kapoor .
“A dream come true, it’s a breeder’s dream!” says an emotional Manner who is celebrating her best ever sale with her only yearling this year. “It’s exceeded our expectations and it’s fantastic for the team. He’s been a saint from the day he was born.
“I would like to thank John Clark (Xu’s racing manager) very much for being very kind to say that they will bring this mare whose page has improved incredibly to Sea The Stars. He is a lovely The man, also an outstanding first-man foal and mare, returned to Starfish with a foal.
“I have two partners who are superstars and they are very loyal and give me a lot of support. One is Derek James in the US and the second is Peter Wollaston who has been with me over the years Always a huge supporter of mine and now definitely beyond the moon.”
Kitcarina was bought by Axel Donnerstag for €90,000 ($102,483) at the December 2018 Arqana auction, making it Mana’s title. She won a Kempton handicap on her debut with Andrew Balding and Windmill Racing.
Stroud, who saw him sign a £25,355,000 ($29,438,638) yearling in the role of Godolphin in last week’s first volume, said of the pony: “He Was a very nice horse with good blood. This nickname goes well with Shamardal”
Last year, Juddmonte was Kingman pony leaves Rem, but he became the fourth most expensive lot in Book 2 history.The maximum price for volume 2 is brought by the useful three-time champion Talibhe spent Shadwell 1,050,000gns ($1,392,683) in 2019.
BBA Ireland Action Online
Late in the evening, BBA Ireland won an online bid of 700,000gns ($812,741) Frankel pony leaves Cowes Breed by Rabbah Bloodstock, provided by Michael Swinburn’s Genesis Green Stud. Will Douglass was appointed as a frustrated bidder.
Young birds, siblings of a winner, and half-sisters listed as scorers Hada Tower Breed on the same cross as the Group 1 winner Adayal , Fantasy Castle and homeless song .
Swinburne said: “He was originally in the first book because he had a good page and it was a hell of a cross. He was just a bit of a toe, no luxury, but when we had to decide to put the In which sale he put it, the owner decided to choose Book 2.
“He’s always been a big horse, tall and narrow, he didn’t grow at all during the prep, but he got stronger, basically Dubavi, but with Frankel on foot. He’s just a horse Beautiful horse, like most people Frankel is. We thought he would fetch a decent price, but that was very pleasant.
Brandt is back to learn more
Peter Brant of White Birch Farm was another principal who pushed the record trade in volume one last week, buying 16 lots for a total of $11,545,000 ($13,404,420). 14 of them were from Coolmore’s MV Magnier, the rest were signed individually.
On Monday, when Oceanic Bloodstock agent Michel Zerolo bought Arc for 410,000gns ($476,034) sea moon pony leaves Pearl Spirit From Yeomanstown Stud. Karl Burke and Joseph O’Brien were among the bidders.
Mother is a non-competing sibling of five champions, including her Invincible Soul elder sister Pearl Galore , and just last month, she won her seventh race in the Coolmore America Justify Matron Stakes (G1).Her half-sisters include the listed winners Lucky Laika and Pearl Stephen while the siblings are not Pearl Bank daughter of the Group 3 winner of the Haras de Saint Pair foundation mare Pearly Shells (GB).
“He’ll go to Jean-Claude Rouge and Mr. Brandt,” said Zelolo, who was seated next to the coach, just to the left of the podium.
When asked to elaborate on the pony’s appeal, he said: “Almost everything, at least I hope it’s not cheap! His pages are good, it’s a pedigree that we’re very familiar with in France. He comes from a family of Mr. Coup and Haiyue’s very nice family are definitely a serious stallion.”
The pony was bred by Haddenham Stud and was rewarded with a bold pinhook by Yeomanstown Stud, who signed the pony for 110,000gns ($153,945) last December. David O’Callaghan of Yeomanstown said: “He’s a great pony, as good as a yearling I’ve made for any sale this year. He’s the 1st horse in Book 2, but that’s part of the plan .”
Volume 2 will continue on Tuesday at 10am.