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UK Tatts July Day-1: $271k Top Spin
In the UK auction ring overnight, J.P.McManus's racing manager Frank Berry out-bid agent Alastair Donald (acting for an Australian client) to pay top price of 175,000 guineas (A$271,000) for 4YO entire Top Spin (Cape Cross-Beguine, by Green Dancer) during the opening session at the 3-day Tattersalls July Sale at Park Paddocks in Newmarket. Top Spin (consigned from Ireland’s Highfort Stud) finished 2nd in a handicap at the Curragh in his most recent start, earning a Timeform rating of 107.