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WA Trainers Buy MM Perth Winter Online Top Lot
A weanling colt by now Swettenham Stud-based Akeed Mofeed (GB) purchased by trainers Grant & Alana Williams led the Magic Millions Perth Winter Online Sale that closed on Friday, reports tbwa.net.au. The Akeed Mofeed–Kuda Cepat foal made $30,000. Offered by Mogumber Park as Lot 52, he is a half-brother to Moonee Valley winner Gratwick (Reward For Effort). Their dam Kuda Cepat (O'Reilly) headed to WA twelve months ago after selling for $25,000 at the Inglis Great Southern Sale. She was covered by Mogumber Park sire Safeguard last year. The second highest price was for a final-crop Trade Fair (GB) yearling filly from Enshrined (Fusaichi Pegasus). Offered by Bellbridge Park, she was targeted by in-form trainer Michael Lane for $25,000. Her dam, an eight-time winner, is from the family of Blackfriars. Selling for $22,500 was the Xtravagant–Saucy Nell yearling filly bought by Belmont Bloodstock for $22,500. Catalogued (as agent) by Dawson Stud, she is a half-sister to the city-winning Redoute's Choice fillies Evidentia (Morphettville), Guest List (Flemington) and Racy (Warwick Farm). Magic Millions reported 83 lots grossed $543,200 at an average of $6,545 for a clearance-rate of 81%.