The two day2012 Inglis Melbourne August Thoroughbred Sale gets underway tomorrow, Thursday 16 August, after a number of the lots set to be sold received timely pedigree updates over the weekend.
Lady Cairns, a half-sister to the dam of Group 3 VRC Aurie's Star Handicap winner Shanghai Warrior, is just one of the 372 lots that have been catalogued for this week's sale. Entries include 130 broodmares, 16 yearlings, 8 unbroken stock, 125 racefillies and mares, plus 93 race colts and geldings.
Recent pedigree updates for the Melbourne Sale include:-
Lot 43 – Rain In Settain – The dam of Clinton McDonald's recent Canterbury winner Umatain. Being sold in foal to Astronomer Royal.
Lot 110 – Lady Cairns – A half-sister to the dam of Group 3 VRC Aurie's Star Handicap winner Shanghai Warrior
Buyers at this week's Melbourne Sale will also be given the opportunity to buy straight into a city runner, with entries Let's Be Happy and Simply Put to be offered with acceptances to race this very Saturday at Caulfield.