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Buyers dig deep as seven million-dollar lots light up Inglis sale

9 April 2018 10:41 AM
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A buying frenzy kicked off day one of the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale with five million-dollar lots sold in one of the most frantic opening hours ever seen in a sales ring.

The sale was averaging more than half a million dollars after the opening hour, that number eventually dropping to $373,895 by the end of the day.

All told, there were seven million-dollar lots sold on Monday which kicked off the first Easter Sale at Inglis’s new Riverside complex.

Arrowfield Stud had an outstanding day, selling five lots for a million dollars or more, including a Snitzel filly out of Irish mare Azmiyna, which was the most expensive lot on the day going to Guy Mulcaster and Waller Racing for $1.3m.

Of the two million-dollar lots that weren’t offered by Arrowfield, one was by their star stallion Snitzel on account of Bhima Thoroughbreds, which was sold to Gai Waterhouse and Blue Sky Bloodstock for $1.2m.


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