Inglis Classic First Season Sires

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday February 10

Another yearling sale and another domination for Cambridge Stud shuttler Almanzor (Fr), who has been an overwhelming success this season at sales in both Australia and New Zealand.

A Champion Euorpean 3YO by Wootton Bassett, who now stands at Coolmore, Almanzor had six yearlings average $221,667, which also made him the overall leading sire by average ahead of I Am Invincible, Written Tycoon and Capitalist.

That’s pretty heady stuff and it will be very interesting to look back in a few years with the benefit of hindsight and see if Almanzor delivers in the way demand for his yearlings would suggest.

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$400,000 Almanzor colt from Perfect Offering.

Top seller for Almanzor at this sale was a $400,000 colt offered by Lime Country Thoroughbreds from Perfect Offering that was bought by Haras d'Etreham / Cambridge Stud.


Aquis Farm’s Snitzel Group I winner Invader was next on the list with 10 yearlings averaging $133,500 and his best result coming with a colt from Hussidora that made $375,000 for Bell River Thoroughbreds when snapped up by George Moore Bloodstock / Team Moore Racing.


$375,000 Invader colt from Hussidora.

Darley’s Lonhro Group I winner Impending did well with 10 yearlings averaging $117,000 and his best result was a colt from US stakes-winner Street Storm (USA) that made $220,000 for Newgate Farm when bought by Paul Perry Racing.


$220,000 Impending colt from Street Storm (USA).

Yarraman Park’s Hellbent was the leading first season sire by aggregate with his 24 yearlings sold generating $2.5 million and averaging $104,167. The Group I winning son of I Am Invincible did best with a $300,000 filly from Crystal Rock that was offered by Middlebrook Valley Lodge and bought by Star Thoroughbreds / Randwick Bloodstock Agency.

$300,000 Hellbent filly from Crystal Rock.

Coolmore based Churchill, a champion son of Galileo, was next on the list with nine yearlings averaging $92,778, his best result the colt from Dixie Chick that made $180,000 for Byerley Stud when bought by Star Thoroughbreds / Randwick Bloodstock Agency (FBAA).

$180,000 Churchill (IRE) colt from Dixie Chick.


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