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MAGIC MILLIONS YEARLING SALES
Morphettville, Adelaide
18-20 February 2002
Report & Photos

The Adelaide Magic Millions Sale was held on February 18th and 19th for the Select Sessions and February 20th for the Summer Session.

Select Sessions

003.jpg (14187 bytes)Lot 3 - son of the mighty OSSIE COSSIE
Timber Country - Ossie Cossie

This colt was offered by Erinvale Thoroughbreds as agent for DHK Investments. He is by Timber Country (by Woodman) who won over US$1 million on the track including the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1).

At stud Timber Country has sired stakewinners such as Mugamuchu and Admire Touch and in Australia his first crop are now only 2yos.

Ossie Cossie was a speedy grey mare who recorded 19 wins including the Listed Tatt's Lightning Hcp. She was trained in country NSW but travelled extensively in NSW, Victoria and SA including running third in the Group 2 AJ Moir Stakes. Ossie Cossie is a half sister to Force of Destiny dam of the stakesplaced winner Grey Regent.

This chestnut colt was purchased by Doug Harrison of Victoria for $42,000.

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Fuji Kiseki - Palace Spirit

Sired by Fuji Kiseki this chestnut colt was offered by Oakford Thoroughbred Farm as agent.

Fuji Kiseki is a son of legendary sire Sunday Silence and was the champion 2yo colt in Japan. At stud he has sired multiple stakeswinners in Japan including Daitaku Riva, Tosho Andre and Tenshino Kiseki. His first Australian crop are only aged two but are showing plenty of promise.

Palace Spirit was a winner and has previously produced one foal to race for a winner. Palace Spirit is from the stakesplaced Blithe Spirit who has produced two other winners in the stakesplaced Lauriston Lass and Nikos both by Rubiton. The fourth dam of this colt is Kingston Rose who produced the Group 1 stakeswinners Rose Of Kingston (dam of Kingston Rule) and Spirit of Kingston.

The purchaser of this colt was Grandway Racehorse Company of Hong Kong for $47,500.

14.jpg (13125 bytes)Lot 14  - half sister to SMYZTER'S TRISH
King of Kings - Patronella

A member of the second crop of King of Kings this filly was offered by McBryde's Summerset Park Stud in South Australia and was purchased by Wattle Gully Stud of New South Wales for $60,000.

King of Kings, a son of Sadlers Wells, was a multiple Group One winning champion during his racing career and his first two-year-olds are now racing well throughout Australia. Many of the leading trainers are among the buyers of youngsters by King of Kings and it's no real surprise as most are lovely types and are showing early signs of promise.

Patronella has produced three foals to race and all have won including the stakeswinners Smytzer's Trish and Stella Artois.

15.jpg (12455 bytes)Lot 15 - half brother to Group One winner SPARTACUS
Keltrice - Pazzihi

A bay colt, this yearling is the 11th foal of Pazzhi of which 8 have raced all winners. These include the multiple Group 1 stakeswinner and promising sire Spartacus, speedy filly Mavournae a stakeswinner of 5 races and dam of stakesplaced winner Mavourtrice (by Keltrice), Manitaeha winner of 9 races, Stately Bay (10 wins), Maniziah (9 wins) and The Real Deal (10 wins).

He is sired by Keltrice who has produced stakeswinners such as Deprave, Dashing Granada, Northeast Sheila, etc and the stakesplaced winners Lezayre, Mavourtrice and Zarek plus winners such as Deltrice, Barossa Broadway Keltrita, Trimaha etc.

Offered by Collingrove Stud as agents this yearling was purchased by John Moore's Olympia Bloodstock of Hong Kong.

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Kenvain - Perfect Idea

Offered by Eagle Ridge as agents and purchased by Stuart Gower for $44,000 this grey colt is by Kenvain from Perfect Idea.

Kenvain by Kenmare and out of a Vain mare was an out and out sprinter on the racetrack winning 6 races including the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate. At stud he has stakeswinning sprinters and stayers including Rain Gauge (MV Cup), sprinter Romilada and Ken Cheval plus Sedation, Dallaeni and the ill fated Work and Turn.

Perfect Idea won 6 races and has produced 3 foals to race for 2 winners. This colt was a full brother to the Christmas Handicap (G3) winner Ken Cheval.

The purchaser Stuart Gower has had a great deal of success with the stock of Kenvain including Pray in Vain, Always Aspire, Princess Nicky and of course Niavnek.

26.jpg (12952 bytes)Lot 26 - three quarter sister to LIBERTY ROSE
Royal Academy - Portrait Collector

Offered by Collingrove Stud this bay filly is by Royal Academy who has sired stakeswinners such as Oscar Schindler, Ali Royal, Kenwood Melody, Honour the Name, Sarson Trail, Quays, Regal Kiss etc while her dam is the Sir Tristram mare Portrait Collector.

Portrait Collector has produced 3 foals to race for two winners including Final Exhibit (by Rory's Jester).

The second dam of this filly is the stakeswinner Lady Liberty who has produced the stakeswinners Freedom Fields (who in turn foaled stakesplaced Liberty Hall and Cherry Garden dam of stakeswinner Liberty Rose) and Equal Rights (by Royal Academy).

The purchaser of this filly was R Davis and S Yip of Queensland for $85,000.

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Danzero - Pure Bright

Sired by Danzero this brown colt was part of the Rothwell Park Throughbreds as agent draft.

Danzero is the sire of numerous stakeswinners including the recently retired Fairway, Danglissa, All Courage, Miss Bussell, etc.

Pure Bright has produced 3 foals but none have raced as yet but she is from the Sir Tristram mare Convent who produced the stakeswinner Simply Believe ( dam of stakeswinner Faith Hill) and the stakesplaced Truly Believe. Convent was from the group 1 winner Pure Of Heart (by Godswalk) who produced 8 winners including the stakesplaced Glowing Tribute and Lion Hunter (now promising sire).

He was purchased by Rick Worthington of New South Wales for $82,500.

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Encosta De Lago - Quisera

Offered by Flower Hill Stud & Dr C A Gliddon this bay colt was purchased by Melbourne based trainer Rick Hore-Lacy for $60,000.

He's by Encosta De Lago whose oldest progeny are now 3yos but he has already produced stakeswinners such as Chong Tong, Dragila, Gold Lottey and is the sire of this years Adelaide Magic Millions Classic winner Milkshake.

Quisera is the dam of two foals including this yearling and has not had any reach the track as yet. She is from Show Gallery who in turn is from the Showdown mare Show Day.

Show Day is the dam of stakeswinner Showmeran and of Deep Show dam of the stakeswiners Cheval Place, Snippet's Girl, Snippets' Show and stakesplaced Deep Snip and Show Em Sadie.

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Spartacus-Ruby Dream

Sired by Spartacus this bay colt is the first foal from the Rubiton mare Ruby Dream.

Spartacus is doing a great job with his early runners throughout the country. Spar Power recently gave the sire his first metropolitan winner when he bolted in at Moonee Valley under the lights.

Ruby Dream is an unraced foal of Dream of Kingston (by Biscay) who is turn is from Kingston Rose dam of Rose of Kingston, Spirit of Kingston and Prince of Kingston.

Offered by Mooroduc based Fulmen Park as agent this colt was sold to Don Baertschiger a leading trainer in Singapore for $62,500.

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Danewin - Sassie Lassie

A brown filly this lot was offered by Emirates Park Stud Victoria and was purchased by Graeme Rogerson Bloodstock of New South Wales for $80,000.

She is sired by Danewin who is already the sire of horses such as Kootoomootoo, Haste Ye Back and Bushra Gem.

Sassie Lassie was a winner over 1400m and this foal is her third though none have yet raced.

Sassie Lassie is from the stakeswinner Pert Lassie who also produced stakeswinner Cheeky Trot (dam of SW Dancer's Choice who in turn produced SW Catango).

88.jpg (15267 bytes)Lot 88 - the first foal of Group winner SHE'S DISCREET
Distorted Humor - She's Discreet

Offered by David Peacock this bay colt is the first foal of stakeswinner She's Discreet.

She's Discreet is from Halo Again who in five foals also produced the stakeswinners Be Discreet, Gilded Angel, My Advocator and lightly raced winner Oh So Discreet.

Halo Again is from Cassie who also foaled stakeswinner Oriental Ruler and Lady Chancery dam of Group 1 winner Firing Range.

Distorted Humor only stood one season in Australia to produce this crop. He was a multiple group winner on the racetrack and his first foals are only just starting careers in the US.

This colt was purchased by Aquanita Racing for $60,000.

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Red Ransom - Shiveen

Purchased by Mark Kavanagh for $60,000 this bay colt was offered by Henry Vogel's Gawler Park Stud at Angaston and is a member for Red Ransom's first Australian crop.

Red Ransom has produced numerous stakeswinners in the Northern Hemisphere including Perfect Sting, Sri Pekan, Intikhab, Petrouchka, Ruby Ransom, etc.

This colt is from Vain mare Shiveen who has had one foal race for one winner and is from the Soy Numero Uno (by Damascus) mare Aveen. Aveen is from My Nord who is best known is Australia as the dam of At Talaq, Melbourne Cup winner and successful sire, but she also produced the stakeswinner of 12 races Annoconnor.

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Woodman - Stellare

Offered by New South Wales' Wakefield Stud this bay colt is by Woodman who has sired stakeswinners such as Hector Protector, Timber Country, Way of Light, Bosra Sham etc though his local progeny are only currently three-year-olds.

Stellare has produced one foal to race for a winner and is from Shamayil who has also produced the Group 1 stakeswinner Shame dam of stakesplaced 3yo Evander.

This yearling was purchased by Computer Source Australia for $32,500.

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Ashkalani - Sweet Prancer

A chestnut colt like his sire this colt is from Canadian mare Sweet Prancer.

Sweet Prancer has produced one foal to race who is a multiple winner in the US. The fourth dam of this colt is the Buckpasser mare Sex Appeal who produced champion UK gallopers El Gran Senor and try My Best plus the stakeswinning filly Solar amongst her 7 winners.

Ashkalani is a Group 1 stakewinners whose oldest Australian progeny are only 3yos but has produced stakeswinners such as Askaleta, Potemkin and Strawberry Blonde.

Offered by Greg Willis' Chatswood Stud this colt was purchased by J Hambrook of Queensland for $42,000.

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General Nediym - Thunderbowl

This striking chestnut colt is a member of the first crop of General Nediym who was the champion 3yo sprinter of his year.

General Nediym first came to attention with victory in the Gold Coast Magic Millions and he then won numerous Group races including the Group 1 sprints VRC Lightning Stakes and VRC Newmarket Handicap.

Thunderbowl (by Palace Music) is an unraced foal of stakeswinner Myra's Best who has also produced stakeswinners in Forest Express and Waky Na (dam of Waky Nao winner of 10 races in Germany).

Offered by Ballymore Thoroughbreds this colt was purchased by Melbourne trainer Rick Hore-Lacy for $52,500.

121.jpg (12218 bytes)Lot 121 - the first Zabeel to sell in Adelaide
Zabeel - Tillyard

Offered by Collingrove Stud this colt is the first Zabeel offspring to be offered for sale in Adelaide.

Champion sire Zabeel's progeny include the champion Octagonal plus Might & Power, Zonda, Sky Heights, Cronus, Jezabeel, Mouawad, etc.

This is the third living foal of Tillyard who is from the Group 1 stakeswinner Royal Heroine dam in the UK of Solo Performance, Regal Sabre, Castilian Queen (dam of Group 1 winner Carmine Lake) and Madam Pushy the unraed dam of Australian stakeswinner Pushy Dancer.

This brown colt was purchased by S Quinlivan of Western Australia for $47,500.

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General Nediym - Trendy Press

Offered by Riverslea Farm and purchased by Gerald Ryan of Queensland for $63,000

The chestnut colt is another of the first crop of former champion sprinter and multiple Group One winner General Nediym.

Trendy Press has produced 9 foals to race for 7 winners including All The Rage, Kim Spice and Lunar News (dam of stakesplaced gallopers Abyssinian and Cruise Missile plus 3 other winners).

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King of Kings - Vain's Joy

A member of the second Australian crop of King of Kings this bay filly is from Vain mare Vain's Joy.

She has produced two foals for one winner and is from imported mare Kid Em who is turn is from Necras Miss the dam of 7 winners including Drop the Pigeon and Majestic Amber plus Wooden (dam of SW Drop the Mark and Wooden Star).

Offered by Turangga Farm she was purchased by Alan Bailey of Queensland for $41,000.

Bailey was in form at Cheltenham Park on the Saturday preceeding the sale with a winning double including the Group Two Swettenham Stud Stakes with Suzy Grey.

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Encosta De Lago - Vanda Rouge

Another of the third crop of exciting Blue Gum Farm based stallion Encosta De Lago is this bay colt offered by Summerset Park Stud of South Australia.

A Group One winner Encosta De Lago is the sire of such promising young performers including Gold Lottey, Chong Tong, Dragila and the Adelaide MM Classic winner Milkshake.

From Vanda Rouge who traces to Jojo who produced 13 winners from 15 foals including the stakeswinners Queen's Hussar, Hiding Place (dam of Smuggler), Scots Fusilier, Aunt Audrey and Grey Goose.

He was purchased by Magic Millions as agent for $42,000.

151.jpg (10984 bytes)Lot 151 - three quarter brother to INNOVATION GIRL
Rubiton - Voodoo Gleam

Offered by Rubiton Bloodstock this brown colt is sired by Champion racehorse and sire Rubiton who has sired 221 winners including the stakeswinners Flavour, Adam, Ruby Clipper, Monopolize, Rubidium, Flak Jacket, Rubicall, Royal Rubiton, Millrich, Rich Pagentry,etc.

Voodoo Gleam (Voodoo Rhythm-Gleamy) has produced two winners including the stakesplaced Bright Gleam dam of star two-year-old Innovation Girl (by Rubiton).

Gleamy is the dam of Group 1 winner Soho Square amongst 8 of her foals to meet with racetrack success.

This solid brown colt was purchased by Tony Christou for $41,000.

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Danzero - You Jest

Offered by Byerley Stud this filly was purchased by leading Mount Gambier based trainer Michael O'Leary for $38,000.

She is by Golden Slipper winning successful sire Danzero from the Rory's Jester mare You Jest.

This is the first foal of You Jest who was a winner on the racetrack and is from Dreamtime Girl dam of Salieri's Son, Lord Zamazaan, Magpies, etc.

This filly's third dam is Beautiful Dreamer dam of Jesmond Lass who produced Canny Lad (Golden Slipper successful sire), Canny Lass Group 1 winner and dam of Astute Angel), stakeswinner Sister Canny and Canny Miss the unraced dam of Camarena. Beautiful Dreamer also produced Canny Queen who is the dam of promising two-year-old Cool Trent.

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Desert Sun - Zeddez

Desert Sun is best known as the sire of champion Sunline but has also sired the stakeswinners La Bella Dama, Moralee, Desert Ace, Maudie, etc. He is also the sire of recent Adelaide listed race winner Real Time.

Desert Sun is now one of Victoria's favourite stallions as he is standing at Eliza Park Stud near Kerrie.

Zeddez (by Zedative) has had only one to race and is out of Chelmar who is the dam of The Senator, Judge's Rule and Imagine (dam of The Mooksta).

Offered by Michelle Johnston this chestnut filly was purchased by Tim Magnus for $40,000.

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Strategic - Zoa

Attracting a lot of admirers during the inspection days this chestnut colt is by Strategic whose oldest progeny are only 3yos but he is the sire of stakeswinners Strategic Image, Fair Embrace, Mistegic, Pelt, etc.

Zoa has produced two foals to race for two winners including In Vogue (10 wins). She is from Very Becoming the dam of 7 winners including Zoa.

The colt's third dam is Miss Personality dam of stakeswinner Piccata (17 wins) and the stakesplaced Dame Fashion, Rockall and Bold Personality (18 wins but now more famous for the Fine Cotton ring in) plus Shingle Moss dam of stakeswinners Zedamoss and Andra.

Offered by JH & PL Glenney this colt was purchased by John Chalmers Bloodstock of Western Australia for $105,000.

179.jpg (10364 bytes)Lot 179 - half sister to CAPTIVA
Red Ransom - Adagio

Leading Victorian stud Collingrove offered this bay filly a member of Red Ransom's first local crop from the stakes placed mare Adagio.

Adagio has produced 5 winners from 7 to race including the stakeswinners Adagietto and Captiva plus the winners Fibba, Mustang Sally and Musical Note.

Adagio is from Noble Mark a stakeswinner who has produced 11 successful foals including stakeswinner The Noble Player and stakesplaced Performing Arts (dam of Dance Trick).

She was purchased by John Foote Bloodstock (Queensland) for $80,000.

186.jpg (12437 bytes)Lot 186 - three quarter brother to GOLD GURU
Geiger Counter - Angel's Trilogy

Offered by AJ Crabb & Sons P/L this well related bay colt was purchased by Mick Price for $75,000.

Sired by Geiger Counter (sire of Gold Guru, Minegold, Rarotonga Treaty, Nuclear Debate, Canadian Silver, etc) in his final crop this bay colt is from Don't Say Halo mare Angel's Trilogy.

She has had two foals to race for two winners and is from the Folkestone mare Belubula.

Belubula produced the stakeswinner Folkestone Hero and the winner Proud Halo who in turn has produced champion 3yo Gold Guru, stakesplaced Glitzy Guru and Gorgeous Guru.

194.jpg (13917 bytes)Lot 194  - half brother to GIFTENARY
Rubiton - Avid Gift

Sired by the champion Rubiton this bay colt is from Avid Gift (by Keen) and is a half brother to the stakeswinner Giftenary and winners Up There Cazaly, Giftilla and Avid Princess.

Avid Gift is from Fool Proof who also produced the stakeswinner Hollydoll Girl.

Rubiton has had a sensational season with the likes of Rubitano, Fields of Omagh, Prince Rubiton, Nikos and Innovation Girl.

Offered by Victorian based Tabasco Lodge this colt was purchased by Sutton Grange (Victoria) based trainer Robbie Laing for $47,500.

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Fuji Kiseki - Bedouin Dancer

Offered by Rothwell Park as agent this chestnut colt with stand out white leg markings is another by Fuji Kiseki from the Al Hareb mare Bedouin Dancer.

Bedouin Dancer has not has any foals to race but is from the champion broodmare Hot Rhythm.

Hot Rhythm produced 9 foals to race for 9 winners including the stakeswinners Shannara (dam of Clayton's Bid), Hot Diggity, Verdi (dam of Rigoletto and Marscay's Dream dam of SW Mr Murphy and Golden Fawn plus Dance Attendance (dam of SW Enforced) and Lyric Star (dam of SW Expressage) and the stakesplaced Dancelot (dam of SW & sires Kenvain, Take Your Partner and Imperial Baron plus bonny Dancer grand dam of SW Kalatiara and Quarantieme dam of SW & sire West Point and SW Charm Scene Park-Charming City).

The successful bidder was Rick Worthington of New South Wales with $105,000.

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Desert Prince - Bella Serata

Offered by Fulmen Park this colt was purchased by John Foote Bloodstock of Queensland for $130,000 and was the highest selling colt of the sale.

This bay colt is a member of the first crop of Desert Prince who topped the 1998 3yo Classification after winning 3 Group 1's including the Irish Two Thousand Guineas.

Bella Serata (by Star Watch) has produced one previous foal which is yet to race but is from the Sovereign Slipper mare Slippers Neat who also produced the multiple winner Wilkinson plus Marnet, the dam of multiple stakeswinner Marstic (winner of the Goodwood Handicap at Group One level), and Raise A Ransom dam of high class stakeswinner Theatre.

217.jpg (11734 bytes)Lot 217 - full sister to INNOVATION GIRL
Rubiton - Bright Gleam

This filly was expected to sell well being a full sister to star two-year-old Innovation Girl.

Both are by the champion Rubiton (winner of the Cox Plate etc) from the stakesplaced mare Bright Gleam who has only had one foal to race.

Bright Gleam is by Jugah from Voodoo Gleam (by Voodoo Rhythm) and won 4 races during her career.

Offered by Rubiton Blodstock this filly was sold to the trainer of Innovation Girl, Brian Mayfield-Smith for $130,000.

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Octagonal - Catchfire

Offered by Widden Stud this black colt is by the champion Octagonal who has made a promising start to his stud career with his oldest being 3yos of the current season.

Those 3yos include promising stakeswinner Lonhro, Omens and Hosannah.

Catchfire was a stakeswinner during her short track career before heading to stud to produce two to race with both recording wins. Catchfire is from Kilmarie who has also produced the stakeswinners I Love Sydney and Ride The Rapids (dam of stakesplaced River Crossing).

He was purchased by leading Sydney trainer Bill Mitchell for $80,000.

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Octagonal - Cold as Christmas

This bay filly is another of the first group of Octagonal's offered for sale in Adelaide. Octagonal is one of the country's hottest young sires who's best runners include Lonhro, Hosannah and Omens.

A member of the Erinvale draft she is from the Icelandic mare Cold as Christmas who has produced five winners including the stakeswinner Love Comes to Town and the stakesplaced winner Cup of Cheer.

This filly was purchased by Nick Assiotis for $50,000.

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Rory's Jester - Come on Angel

Offered by Lindsay Park Stud this bay filly is by champion sire Rory's Jester who has sired 64 stakeswinners including Chortle, Aragen, Racer's Edge, Isca, Moss Rocket, Catnipped, Happy Giggle, North Boy, etc.

She is from Come On Angel (by Godswalk) who has previously produced 3 winners. Come On Angel is from Clystalla whose foals include stakeswinners November Rain (who after a stunning race career produced the stakeswinners Stormy Hill and Bridal Hill at stud), Race Master and Star Style Girl (dam of stakeswinners San Luis and Eastern Music - Chief Executive).

This filly was purchased by Victorian based Mark Pilkington Bloodstock for $35,000.

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Vettori - Cote Nord

Offered by Sharondon Park and purchased by Northwood Park Victoria for $43,000 this filly is by Vettori who was a Group 1 winner on the racetrack and has sired several stakeswinners such as Hightori, Lady Vettori, Lands End-Gibson, etc.

Cote Nord is a Canadian mare by the Secretariat stallion Medaille d'Or and has produced four winners from five foals so far including the stakesplaced Nanaimo, Mighty High and Clear Say.

Cote Nord is from La Bourrasque the dam of 8 other winners including the stakeswinners Le Grand Seigneur and Feu D'Enfer.

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Danehill - Cult Figure

The only Danehill in the sales this filly was offered by Collingrove Stud.

She is from stakes winning mare Cult Figure (by Ahonoora) who in turn is from stakeswinner Idol Worship (by Godswalk).

Idol Worship is a foal of River Dane who has also produced Rossignol (dam of Schubert) and Sisterhood (dam of SW Livelihood and Sorority dam of Happy Giggle).

The filly is from the famous Pure of Heart family that is also the family of Australia's hot rookie stallion Lion Hunter.

Despite very spirited bidding this filly was passed in for $185,000 her reserve was $190,000.

The filly has been retained by her breeders, the Sangster family's Swettenham Stud Syndicate, and will be gracing the turf in their famous green and white colours in a season or two's time.

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Strategic - Dalaal

This bay colt was offered by Fulmen Park as agent and he is another by the promising sire Strategic.

Dalaal is by Taj Rossi from Mira Mila Milica making her a full sister to stakeswinner Taj Quillo and a half sister to stakeswinners Magical Storm.

Dalaal has produced 6 foals to race for 5 winners including Kilonewtons, Tetrico and Daltint.

This colt was purchased by leading Melbourne trainer Brian Mayfield-Smith for $85,000.

265.jpg (13030 bytes)Lot 265 - full sister to FUJI DANCER - the SALES TOPPER
Fuji Kiseki - Dancer's Glory

Another of the Fuji Kiseki offerings was this filly offered by Murrulla Stud.

She is from Danzatore mare Dancer's Glory who has produced five winners at stud including Fuji Dancer, Elegant Court, Brockade and Hoedown.

Dancer's Glory is from champion broodmare Taiona (by Sovereign Edition) who produced the stakeswinners Sovereign Red, Gurner's Lane, Trichelle and Queen's Choice.

She also foaled Delia's Choice (dam of stakeswinners Foxwood and Opposing Force) and Scarlet Robin (dam of SW Estimable).

Purchased by John Chalmers Bloodstock of Western Australia for $135,000 this filly topped the sale.

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Perugino - Debora

This filly by Perugino (sire of Testa Rossa, Surdurka, Tickle My, Flurry's Gem, etc) was offered as part of the first Widden Stud draft offered for sale in Adelaide.

From only one crop racing in Australia, the Collingrove Stud based Perugino has been a wonderful success story down under.

She is from the unraced Sir Tristram mare Debora and is her first foal.

Debora is from Jayell's Pride who has produced three to race including the multiple winner Zabeel's Pride and Royal Aria, dam of stakeswinner Pembleton.

This bay filly was purchased by leading Melbourne trainer Brian Mayfield-Smith for $85,000.

287.jpg (13267 bytes)Lot 287 - three quarter sister to Group One winner UMRUM
Umatilla - Exotic Treat

Offered by Fulmen Park as agent this filly is sired by Umatilla who has produced stakeswinners including Bohemiath, Streak, Umrum, Umah, Umaline, Li Lo Lill, Stand By Me, Lisa's Game, etc and is from Keltrice mare Exotic Treat.

This filly was Exotic Treat's first foal but her dam is Rhum Dancer who has produced five winners including the multiple Group 1 winning Umrum, Fonteaux and Tan Tat Star.

Purchased for $60,000 the successful bidder was Leon Macdonald. The winning purchaser was no surprise, Macdonald is also the trainer of the filly's three quarter dual Group One winning brother Umrum.

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Desert Sun - Fair Finesse

Offered by Graham Thoroughbreds of South Australia this colt was purchased by John Moore's Olympia Bloodstock of Hong Kong for $75,000.

He is by Desert Sun from the Bellotto mare Fair Finesse who has produced one to race for a winner.

Fair Finesse is from Ace Queen who also produced five winners including three stakeswinners in Unconquered, Without Peer and Temptress (dam of Silvery Siren who produced the stakesplaced winner St Saviour) plus Will Tell the grand dam of multiple winner Celestial Body.

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Timber Country - Gypsy Glory

Another member of the Tmber Country offerings was this chestnut colt from Baramul Stud.

He is from Gypsy Glory who has already produced two winners including the stakesplaced winner Zedivain.

Gypsy Glory (by Gypsy Kingdom) is from the Vain mare Vain Glory who has produced 8 winners and is in turn from Noisy Lady the dam of stakeswinner Rumoroso, stakesplaced Forte and Dame Pattie the dam of the stakeswinner Gretel (dam of SW & sire Flotilla) and stakeswinner & sire Proud Knight.

This colt was purchased by Bruce McLachlan's Thornhill Park of Queensland for $55,000.

323.jpg (11260 bytes)Lot 323 - half brother to NEVER BLUE
Success Express - Hayden Clan

Offered by J Crowley and purchased by J Chalmers Bloodstock for $40,000 this brown colt is by Success Express who has sired over 25 stakeswinners including Al Akbar, Coogee Walk, It's My Sin, Mossman, Savannah Success, Staging, etc.

Hayden Clan (by Marscay) has produced three winners including the stakeswinner Never Blue plus Misty for Me and Thompson's Bay.

This colt's third dam is Aurea (by Showdown) who produced the stakeswinners Magari and Centaurea and the stakesplaced Cena dam of stakeswinners Carolingian, Chiliad and Night Sky.

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Thunder Gulch - Hula Song

Purchased by WJ Gleeson of New Zealand for $67,500 this chestnut colt was offered by leading New South Wales based breeding establishment Widden Stud.

Thunder Gulch is the sire of stakeswinners such as Point Given, Spain, Tempest Morn, Clonmel, Miss Thunderstood, Shot of Thunder, etc while Hula Song has had one to race being Universal Star (by Marscay) a multiple winner in Hong Kong.

Hula Song is from Hula Dance who has produced the stakeswinners Love Dance and Morven Warrior plus Dancing Huka who produced the stakeswinner I've Got Rhythm.

Hula Dance is from Hula Bend who produced 5 winners including the stakeswinners Hula Drum, Hula Chief (also successful sire) and Hawaiian Song.

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Geiger Counter - Huntingdale High

By Geiger Counter this bay colt is from the stakeswinner Huntingdale High who has already produced the winner Master Play from her short stud career.

Huntingdale High's grand dam is First Round who produced 10 winners in the UK including the stakeswinner Rollahead and Glen Turret.

Offered by Delamere Stud Farm this colt was purchased by Contract Racing for $44,000.

Contract Racing is run by David Moodie of Victoria and is fronted up by excellent young Flemington trainer Mathew Ellerton.

344.jpg (13870 bytes)Lot 344  - half sister to BUMBELINA
Carry A Smile - Is It Dawn

Offered by Torryburn Stud this brown filly was the only yearling by Carry A Smile offered for sale.

Carry A Smile won 12 races including the Group 2 Winterbottom Stakes and has been a successful sire in WA siring stakeswinners such as Capricious Lass, Daring Smile, Our Cutey, Icewing, etc.

Is It Dawn (by Is It True) has produced two foals to race including the stakeswinner Bumbelina (winner of 14 races) and the winner Cookie Monster.

Is It Dawn is from After Dawn the dam of stakeswinners Dawn Rampage and Island Morn (15 wins and now at stud). This filly's third dam is Night Air dam of Mossie Bite who was successful in 20 races during his career.

She was purchased by John Chalmers Bloodstock of WA for $36,000.

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Torrential - Janome Heights

Offered by Yarraman Park as agents this bay colt was purchased by Western Australian based John Chalmers Bloodstock for $49,000.

Torrential is the sire of Torrential Storm, Downpour, Torquilla, Antique Freak, etc and his oldest Australian progeny are 2yos this season.

Janome Heights won five races and this is her second foal. She is from Renee Heights who in turn is an unraced foal of Claudine (by Battle-Waggon).

Claudine produced five winners including the stakeswinner Mapperley Heights (dam of stakesplaced Mapperley's Star, Norman Invasion and Espresso), stakeswinner Royal Heights and Anaheim grand dam of multiple Group 1 winner Sky Heights.

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Hennessy - Lady of Renown

Sired by Hennessy this bay colt is from the Lord Seymour mare Lady of Renown who has produced two winners in Prince Trice (12 wins) and Spirit of Oakbank dam of the stakesplaced Hydrometer.

Lady of Renown is from Toltrice the group 1 winner of 14 races.

At stud Toltrice has produced 10 winners from 12 to race including the stakeswinners Seltrice, Tolhurst, Almurtajaz and Vain Display dam of stakeswinner and sire Keltrice and Danzabelle (dam of SW Belle Grise).

Offered by Henry Vogel's Gawler Park Stud at Angaston this colt was purchased by Ron Dufficy for $40,000.

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Generous - Lady Tristana

Offered by Vinery Australia (Vic) this colt is a member of the first New Zealand bred crop of Generous.

Generous topped the 3yo European Classification in 1991 and has produced numerous Northern Hemisphere stakeswinners including Catella, Blueprint, Capri, Courteous, etc.

Lady Tristana (by Sir Tristram) has produced 5 foals to race and all have been winners including Honourable Mention, Runaway and Tobago.

This colt was purchased by Simon O'Donnell Thoroughbreds of Victoria for $50,000.

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Fraar - La Nebbia

A half sister to previous salestopper Kasi Haraka this filly is a full sister to stakeswinner Nina Haraka.

La Nebbia is from Hit It Misty who also produced the stakesplaced Minsky Lass and is in turn from stakeswinner Misty Vain.

Misty Vain won 9 races and has produced 8 winners at stud including stakeswinners Tennessee Vain (dam of SW Tennessee Morn, dam of Tennessee Midnight, SW Tennessee Mist and SW Tennessee Magic) and Tennessee Jack. Caulfield Cup winner Fraar has also sired Fraar magic, Prince Benbara, Bulkhead, With Distinction, etc.

Offered by Gawler Park Stud this bay filly was purchased by Macedon Lodge for $125,000. Macedon Lodge is the home of unbeaten star juvenile Bel Esprit.

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Jugah - My Madonna

One of only two Jugah yearlings offered this year is this chestnut colt.

Jugah has sired 252 winners including Soho Square, Mookta, Juggler, Sir Boom, Rain Dance Lady and Chief Headhunter.

My Madonna has produced two foals to race for two winners including the stakesplaced Blessum.

My Madonna's dam Blonde Dancer produced 9 winners including the stakeswinner Regent Issue and stakesplaced Heroic Lord.

Offered by Mill Park as agent this colt was sold to leading Morphettville based trainer Leon Macdonald for $40,000.

Summer Session

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Encosta De Lago - Orbitino

This filly was another of the progeny of Encosta De Lago offered for sale.

She is from the Bluebird mare Orbitino who won four races and has made a promising start to her stud career.

Orbitino is from Market Maker dam of the stakesplaced Skaddam and 5 other winners. Market Maker in turn is from Bold Orbit who produced the stakeswinners Come on Up, Warwick Castle and Bold Alliance plus the stakesplaced winners Koala Kon and Hepburn.

Offered by Mill Park as agent this filly was purchased by Newmarc Thoroughbreds for $20,000.

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Gallo Di Ferro - Reelia Goddess

Offered by Willow Grove Stud this chestnut colt is a member of the second crop of Gallo Di Ferro (by Deputy Minister) whose 2yos are only just appearing on the racetracks.

Reelia Goddess (by Red God) has produced four winners but is best known as the dam of classy stakeswinning sprinter Red Hope who won 20 races in Melbourne and Adelaide.

This striking colt was purchased by Wudinna based buyer Greg Dubois for $25,000. Dubois is well known as the buyer of a previous Blevic yearling at an Adelaide Yearling Sale. The filly would be named Esra Star (now read it from the other direction!).

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Blevic - Sovereign Wonder

Offered by Tamarisk Park this colt was the second highest seller of the Summer session when sold to young Goolwa based trainer Jeremy Gask for $50,000.

Sired by Group 1 winner Blevic (sire of SW Bellediction, Blevvo plus Exalted Lad, Blevic's Pride, Scenic Garden and many others) he is from Sovereign Red mare Sovereign Wonder.

Sovereign Wonder has produced five winners from six to race including Star On Parade, Outside the Square and Royal Wonder.

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Rubiton - Special Series

By Rubiton this brown filly is from the Twig Moss mare Special Series who has produced one winner from two to race.

Special Series is from Naisko (by Biscay) who produced 4 winners plus Ponsalu dam of stakeswinner Just Blooming.

This filly's third dam is I Like It dam of stakeswinners As You Like It (dam of SW I Like Diamonds and stakesplaced Diamond Stone grand dam of SW Hill Of Grace) and stakeswinner Gay Rosalind dam of SW Monopolize (by Rubiton).

Offered by AJ Crabb & Sons P/L she was purchased by Dean Saxon for $33,000.

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Tarnpir Lane - Tolmarco

The only offering sired by first season sire Tarnpir Lane is this stunning colt from the Tolomeo mare Tolmarco.

Tarnpir Lane won the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas and Group 2 Memsie Stakes and Autumn Stakes during his racing career and hisoldest foals are now only yearlings.

From Tolmarco who has had one to race for a winner and is from Jewel Bronze who has produced 9 winners from 9 to race including Egrette the dam of stakeswinners Kenwood Melody and Kalamarco. Jewel Bronze is from VRC Oaks winner Amarco who produced the champion galloper Tobin Bronze plus SW Persian Bronze, Raw Metal, dam of SW Galena Boy, Delta Bronze great grand dam of Umrum and Queen Amarco dam of stakeswinner Flying Luskin.

Offered by Ballymore Thoroughbreds this colt was sold to Gary Kennewell for $25,000.

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Umatilla - Antitheta

This bay colt by Umatilla was offered by BE Wise, PH Hunt and RJ Trim.

Umatilla is one of the country's best sires and his best performers have included Umrum, Umah, Streak, Bohemiath, Umaline, Lisa's Game, Stand By Me, Li Lo Lill and Kim Uma.

This colt is a half brother to the multiple winner New Nephew and his second dam is Yeletah Lazar the dam of four winners including the stakeswinners New Atlantis and New Logic.

He was purchased by Brenton Wise for $28,000.

520.jpg (15025 bytes)Lot 520 - half sister to GOLDEN DELICIOUS
Jeune - Barossa Gourmet

Offered by Bob Aughey this chestnut filly is by promising sire Jeune from Barossa Gourmet (by Pre Emptive Strike).

Barossa Gourmet has produced 4 winners from 4 to race including the Moonee Valley stakeswinner Golden Delicious.

This colt is a full brother to Barossa Can Can and was purchased by M & L Taylor of Western Australia for $20,000.

The buyers are the parents of Perth based trainer Jim (a former top jockey), who is the trainer of Golden Delicious.

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Geiger Counter - Burrendah Lass

By Geiger Counter this bay filly is from the winner of 12 races in Burrendah Lass.

At stud she has so far produced 5 winners including the stakeswinner Burette plus Lynx dam of the stakesplaced Ocelot.

Burrendah Lass is a half sister to stakeswinner Burrendah Boy who won 22 races.

Offered by Torryburn Stud this filly was purchased by leading young Caulfield based trainer James Riley for $20,000.

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Demus - Dancerella

This filly is by Demus who is still reported to be going well in his 20s at Little Plains Stud the vendor of this lot.

Demus has sired over 196 winners from 314 runners including stakeswinners in Litmus, Dandy Kid, Godemus, Gypsy Lad, etc.

Dancerella has produced two foals to race for two winners including the stakesplaced winner of 10 races Glamouremus.

This filly was sold to Victorian based trainer Craig Conron for $36,000.

558.jpg (13459 bytes)Lot 558  - half brother to REAL TIME
Anziyan - Desert Strike

This bay colt is a member of the first New Zealand bred crop of Danehill's brother Anziyan.

He is from Desert Strike and is a half brother to the stakeswinner Real Time.

The second dam of this colt is Desert Love who has produced the stakeswinner Samasaan and the stakesplaced Love In Roses.

Offered by Brandon Farm he was purchased by Kevin Dagg Bloodstock of Victoria for $35,000.

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Citidancer - Foster's Girl

Offered by Ballymore Thoroughbreds as agent this attractive filly was purchased by leading Victorian based trainer Ken Keys for what seemed to be the bargain price of $25,000.

She is by Citidancer who has sired 153 winners and his best performers have included Ballroom Babe, Love to Dance, Emerald Cut, Citi Success and Citi Habit just to name a few.

Foster's Girl is the dam of stakeswinner Silky Dancer and is from Procilla, the dam of stakeswinners Come On Lady, Stockwell Lass and Vee For Victory.

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Lacryma Cristi - My Kind of Road

Offered by Caithness Breeding this colt was purchased by Doug Harrison of Victoria for $32,000.

Sired by promising Lacryma Cristi who has already sired the stakeswinner Desert Angel in his first Australian crops.

My Kind of Road is from the stakesplaced Miss Budweiser who is from Amatrice dam of the stakeswinners Lygon Arms, Brewery Boy and stakesplaced winner Race for Pleasure.

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Baryshnikov - Nomenclature

Offered by Chatswood Stud this chestnut colt is by Baryshnikov from Straight Strike mare Nomenclature who has produced one to race for a winner.

Nomenclature is from Poppa's Girl dam of classy Group 1 winning stayer Hayai winer of 10 races, stakeswinner Cylai, stakeswinner McGinty's Crown plus Regal Lass (dam of stakesplaced winner of 10 race in Mine Blast) and Poppa's Plume (dam of SW Catelan Prince.

This colt was purchased by Heinrich Bloodstock of Queensland for $34,000.

 

Although the Adelaide Magic Millions has followed the trend of the other major sales in a lower sales average compared to last year it held its place as the third best sale in the country behind the Australian Easter Sale and the Gold Coast Magic Millions. The total sale aggregate was $11,041,500 with the average price being $37,052. The top price of the sale was for the Fuji Kiseki filly Lot 265 and there was a clearance rate of over 76%.

The summer session produced a sale aggregate of $2,181,250 with an average price of $15,470 with the top price of $65,000 being for Lot 432 a brown filly by Bellotto from Poet's Breeze offered by Wiringa Thoroughbreds and sold to Magic Millions as agent.

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