Australia’s Most Expensive Mares – Who Will be Added to the List?

Tara Madgwick - Monday May 23

The Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale gets underway on Tuesday at the Gold Coast and with a star studded catalogue and a booming bloodstock market we can expect these mares to be fetching premium prices.

The catalogue includes superstar mares such as Tofane (NZ), Away Game and Lighthouse (USA) with a bevy of blueblood Group and Listed winners added to the mix.

Tofane is for sale, click to see her page.

Away Game is for sale, click to see her page.

Where will they slot into the list below?
 

Horse

SaleYear

SaleCompany

Buyer

Price

Milanova

2008

Inglis

Coolmore Australia NSW

5000000

Sunlight

2020

MM

Tom Magnier

4200000

Avantage

2021

NZ

Tom Magnier

4100000

Samantha Miss

2009

Inglis

Magic Millions Sales Pty Ltd a

3850000

Listen Here

2016

MM

China Horse Club/Bruce Perry Bloodstock

3400000

Virage de Fortune

2007

Inglis

Darley Australia NSW

3400000

Arcadia Queen

2021

MM

Arrowfield Stud

3200000

Princess Coup

2009

MM

E THOROUGHBRED PTY LTD

3000000

Unforgotten

2020

MM

Yulong

2750000

Shout the Bar

2022

Inglis

Tom Magnier

2700000

Funstar

2021

Inglis

Katsumi Yoshida

2700000

Divine Madonna

2008

MM

DARLEY AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

2700000

Melody Belle

2021

MM

Written Tycoon Syndicate

2600000

Jameka

2018

MM

Halo Racing Services Pty Ltd

2600000

Viddora

2020

MM

Yulong

2550000

Celebrity Queen

2021

Inglis

Tom Magnier

2500000

She Will be Loved

2008

MM

DEBORAH HO

2400000

Missrock

2019

MM

John & Jake Warren

2300000

Monsoon Wedding

2014

MM

Coolmore Stud

2300000

Maastricht

2019

Inglis

Coolmore/ James Bester Bloodstock

2250000

Mizzy

2021

MM

Tom Magnier

2200000

In Her Time

2021

Inglis

Yulong

2200000

Courgette

2018

MM

E Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd

2100000


Above is the list of mares sold at public auction in Australia for MORE than $2million. Included in the list are two that sold through online sales last year Avantage for $NZ4.1million on Gavelhouse Plus in New Zealand and Funstar on Inglis Digital.

Funstar was sent straight to Japan, while Avantage came back to Coolmore and was covered by Wootton Bassett (GB).

Other new additions to the list last year were Arcadia Queen, Melody Belle, Celebrity Queen, Mizzy and In Her Time.

Arcadia Queen was bought by Arrowfield, but was covered last spring by I Am Invincible, while Melody Belle went to Written Tycoon.

Celebrity Queen and Mizzy both went to Wootton Bassett, while In Her Time went to Written Tycoon.

Sunlight is the benchmark at Magic Millions.

Sunlight, who holds the record as the most expensive mare sold at Magic Millions is also in foal to Wootton Bassett after producing a colt last spring by Justify (USA).
 

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