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Easter Yearling Sale Concludes As Second Best Ever

Thursday, 11th April 2019

At the conclusion yesterday of the 2019 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, $122,235,500 had been traded, making it the second-best Easter Sale ever, behind only the 2008 phenomenon. Over a huge two days at Riverside in front of an energetic buying bench from all corners of the globe:

  • A total of 19 lots realised $1m or more, purchased by 13 different buying groups and represented by 11 different sires (Snitzel, Fastnet Rock, Deep Impact, Exceed And Excel, I Am Invincible, Lonhro, Redoute’s Choice, Not A Single Doubt, Zoustar, Pierro and Brazen Beau)
  • 75 lots sold for $500,000 or more, up from 72 last year
  • Seven stallions recorded their highest ever individual sale price – Snitzel ($2,800,000), Exceed And Excel ($1,700,000), Lonhro ($1,400,000), Brazen Beau ($1,150,000), Vancouver ($950,000), Rubick ($900,000) and Time For War ($800,000)
  • Arrowfield Stud was again leading vendor by aggregate ($21,470,000)
  • The Day 1 trade of $63,990,500 was a southern hemisphere record for an individual day’s yearling sale turnover
  • Day-2’s top lot doubled as Tyreel’s first $1m yearling, an Exceed And Excel x Written Dash colt (lot 337) they offered which Aquis Farm purchased for $1,700,000.
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