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Arrowfield Decision Boosted by Written Tycoon Result
Following a deal with Woodside Park Stud to stand leading Victorian stallion Written Tycoon at Arrowfield Stud in 2020, the Hunter Valley farm will feel vindicated by the their call following the success of Written Tycoon who ended as leading sire by average (for three or more sold), with his progeny averaging $100,000 at the 2020 Inglis Austrealian Weanling Sale. Of the first season sires, Russian Revolution topped the averages (for three or more sold) at $75,000, ahead of Hellbent at $71,000. On the buyer front, Binalong Bloodstock was the biggest investor, spending $450,000 on four lots while Jazcom was the leading buyer by lots purchased, taking 16 weanlings home. "The horses are here for us to buy, there's good quality in our market,'' Jazcom's Colin Branthwaite said. In another remarkable show of the industry's resilience, the sale's median and gross increased on last year, while the average of $34,216 was effectively on par with the 2019 result. A total of 16 horses sold for $100,000 or more, up from 14 last year. To view all of the sale's statistics, CLICK HERE. Buyers' attention now turns to the Inglis Digital July (Early) Online Auction, which opens on Friday afternoon. Another quality catalogue has been assembled, including the Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale and an outstanding Godolphin consignment of 41 race fillies and mares. The final countdown of bidding begins at 10am next Thursday, July 16.