$530,000 Pride of Dubai Colt Sets the Pace at Ready2Race

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday October 20

It’s been a sticky start to the Inglis Ready2Race Sale this morning but Lot 21, a Pride of Dubai colt from Impressive Eagle certainly found favour with the market.

Lot 21 sold for $530,000 - click to him gallop.

Consigned by Hannover Lodge, he breezed in 10.86 seconds showing a huge length of stride and was snapped up by Hong Kong based buyer KF Cheng  for $530,000.
 


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The colt was bred by Aquis Farm and sold for $120,000 earlier this year at Inglis Easter to B Watson/ McKeever Bloodstock, so has been a great investment.

He is a half-brother to Group II placed Thorondor from stakes-winner Impressive Eagle, a half-sister by Rubiton to Group I winner Eagle Way, stakes-winners Assertive Eagle and Soaressa, the dam of Group III winner Thermal Current and stakes-winner Forever Free.

Impressive Eagle was covered last year by Lean Mean Machine after missing to Invader.

Pride of Dubai was the Champion Australian First Crop sire last season and stands at Coolmore at a fee of $38,500.



 

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