Value Yearling Buys Become Million Dollar Mares

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday May 29

While the yearling sales tend to generate a lot of news about stallion syndicates and their high profile purchases, the quest for quality fillies is just as important and our leading trainers are well awake to the profits that can be achieved from the purchase of a good filly that delivers on the track, so let’s take a look at where the million dollar mares were sourced.

Mare

Sire

MM Sale

Yearling Sale/ Purchaser

Imperatriz

I Am Invincible

$6.6million

MM $360,000 David Ellis

Platinum Jubilee

Zoustar

$3.5million

MM $600,000 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott/Kestrel Thoroughbreds

Madame  Pommery

No Nay Never (USA)

$2.7million

MM $150,000 Waller Racing// Mulcaster Bloodstock

Chain of Lightning

Fighting Sun

$2.5million

Homebred Ramsey Pastoral

Ruthless Dame(NZ)

Tavistock

$2million

K1 $90,000 Ciaron Maher Racing

Legacies

Justify (USA)

$1.4million

Homebred Rosemont Stud

Ulanova (NZ)

Santos

$1.2million

K1 $150,000 Mick Wallace

Life Lessons (NZ)

Tavistock

$1million

Homebred Ramsey Pastoral

Kristilli

Hellbent

$925,000

Inglis Classic $200,000 Annabel Neasham Racing / B McGuire

Sicilian

I Am Invincible

$900,000

MM $650,000 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott/Kestrel Thoroughbreds 

Zousuko

Zoustar

$800,000

MM $525,000 Redgum Racing

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$6.6million mare Imperatriz was purchased as a yearling for $360,000 by David Ellis.

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