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After 6 million guinea (6.3 million pounds), a four-year-old foal became the most expensive horse ever sold at a single western auctions. Bids became a head-to-head fight between the two race power plants after Mr. Gosden offered 4 million Guinea. Mister Magnier rebounded to raise the cost to 5 million, with the speed increasing again until the cost finally became high.
The former owner of Elite Race Clubs, Dan Downie, said the money will go towards operating the team. It was first behind the pole in seven out of its 18 beginnings and has scored up 650,114 in revenue over its three-year run. Tens of tickets exceeded the million mark on yesterday's sales.
Among them were Zhukova, which Anthony Stroud acquired for Godolphin for 3.6 million Guinea, and Quiet Reflection, which was acquired by Tom Goff for 2.1 million Guinea on Mr Magnier's order.
Stars sold to Japan
Barolo, Carl Hester's several times GP champion, was sold to Japan. The FEI website shows that the horse became the property of the Japan Racing Association on February 5th. The Japanese Kazuki Sado from Tokyo 2020 has taken over. "It was a wonderful horse and a great fight - I wish him good fortune with the horse," said Carl.
In 2017, the 12-year-old Breitling W won the 2017 Windsor DCI4* and Bolesworth CDI3* under Carl. Internationally, they never made the top three and won the CDI3* Free Dance in Keysoe in 2016. He was also one of Charlotte's longlist drives for the Olympic Games in Rio 2016.
KAZUZKI coaches with Imke Schellekens-Bartels in the Netherlands and has achieved several top -10 places at the Grand Prize.
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Marshas became the highest price horse sold at a Euro sale when he made six million Guinea at Tattersall's December Mare Sale. Prix de l'Abbaye and Nunthorpe winners, educated by Sir Mark Prescott, were purchased by MV Magnier, John Magnier's offspring from Coolmore Stud, for a new alliance. It was Magnier's last pitch for the four-year-old after a head-to-head fight with John Gosden, who bid for Godolphin.
"She' s really something special," said Magnier. It was the end of a long race for Dan Downie, race director of the owner Elite Race Club. "but no, it's thrilling, and it's beautiful for the elite. Goodolphin won the Grade One Zhukova for 3.7 million Guinea.
Man O'War Stakes Champion, who was educated in Ireland by Dermot Weld, was purchased by Anthony Stroud for Sheikh Mohammed's operations. Outbidder was John O'Connor from Ballylinch Stud. "She' s a Class One and Group One winner," Stroud said. Blandford Bloodstock's Tom Goff went to 2.1 million Guinea to buy the Commonwealth Cup and Haydock Sprint Cup winners Quiet Reflection in the name of MV Magnier.
"They were very well chosen and educated by Karl Burke.