Is This Your Price Point? $16,500 – Part One

Tara Madgwick - Friday July 22

Our next chapter in the Price Point series of stories looks at a massive group of well credentialled sires that stand at $16,500 and range from proven G1 sires to first year at stud new boys, so trying to make sense of this group is certainly a task, but if this is what you have to spend then you better read on.


Click here to see stallions priced $110,000 and above.

Click here to see stallions priced from $82,500 to $99,000.

Click to see stallions priced from $66,000 to $77,000.

Click here to see stallions priced from $49,500 to $55,000.

Click here to see stallions priced from $38,500 to $44,000.

Click here to see stallion priced between $30,2500 to $33,000.

Click here to see sires priced between $24,200 and $27,500.

Click here to see sires priced at $22,000.

Click to read sires priced at $17,600 to $19,250.

Click to see the fully interactive sortable Breednet service fee list.

We have 22 sires in this bracket so we’ll split them into groups making it easier to compare like to like with first second and third season horses covered in Part One of this story… stay tuned for Part Two dealing with the more proven guys!

FIRST SEASON

Three first season sires to choose from in Jonker (Spirit of Boom), Tiger of Malay (Extreme Choice) and Profiteer (Capitalist).

A Group I winning sprinter of over $2million in prizemoney, Jonker is the first Group I winner for Queensland’s favourite son Spirit of Boom and is also his first son to stud.

Jonker stands at Aquis, click for more information.

A fast precocious 2YO that trained on, he is not unlike his sire in terms of racing profile and he does trace in tail female line to Cotehele House, whose branch of the Eight Carat family has produced successful sires Commands, Danewin, Deep Field and Shooting to Win.

Tiger of Malay won $1million in prizemoney and was a Group II winner at two and a Group III winner at three with his biggest drawcard being his status as a son of boom sire Extreme Choice.

Tiger of Malay stands at Newgate Farm.

For breeders that can’t afford his sire, who stands at a fee of $275,000 or Extreme Choice’s Golden Slipper winning son Stay Inside priced at $88,000, then Tiger of Malay is going to make plenty of appeal if you want to invest in this sireline.

Profiteer was a brilliantly fast and precocious two year-old with his best performances winning the $2million Inglis Millennium and finishing second in the Group II ATC Todman Stakes behind Anamoe.

Profiteer stands at Newgate Farm.

One of the first sons of Capitalist to go to stud, Profiteer has a pedigree packed with speed and traces in tail female line to legendary Australian blue hen Dark Jewel.

 

SECOND AND THIRD SEASON

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Sire (grand-sire)

Best Win Level

2021 Book and Fee

Cool Aza Beel (NZ) (Savabeel

G1 2YO

114 $16,500

D’Argento (So You Think)

G1 3YO

140 $16,500

Fierce Impact (Jpn) (Deep Impact)

G1 Older horse

143 $16,500

Dirty Work (Written Tycoon)

G2 Older horse

155 $19,800

Doubtland (Not a Single Doubt)

G2 3YO

142 $16,500

Peltzer (So You Think)

G2 3YO

83 $16,500

Anders (Not a Single Doubt)

G3 3YO

184 $16,500

Prague (Redoute’s Choice)

G3 2YO

95 $16,500

 

D’Argento is the only third season sire in the group, so he has already had weanlings offered and sold this year for up to $120,000.

Standing at Bowness Stud, D'Argento is a third season sire so will have yearlings at the 2023 sales.

 

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