Inglis Horse SalesThe Inglis Horse Sale
This was a noteworthy date for Arrowfield Stud, which featured five of the seven youths selling for seven characters. Another Bhima Thoroughbreds horse by Arrowfield was the superb Arrowfields sire Snitzel. Penny, the 7th over $1 million ticket was an I Am Invincible x Eye For Fun filly for sale to Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott/Blue Sky Bloodstock at Fairview Park Stud.
CLICK HERE to see the Inglis TV storyline about Arrowfield's Paul Messara and her Deep Impact x Alverta foal, which was today for $1.1 million for sale. Arrowfield's Snitzel ($561,500) and Yarraman Park's I Amnvincible ( $535,500) were the top performers for an annual mean of three or more horses for sale. Interesting are the two foals of the young mare Deep Impact, who have been bought for seven-digit prizes.
Both Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott/Blue Sky Bloodstock were strip consumer by digit lot purchase (six), time Chris Waller Racing and Guy Mulcaster united to be strip consumer by whole appraisal at $2. 8million for digit lot purchase. The Arrowfield Stud was the leader both by total value ($7,150,000) and median ($794,000) before the Segenhoe Stud.
John Messara of Arrowfield was delighted with the day's results, which include the top ticket of the moment, a Snitzel x Azmiyna foal to Chris Waller Racing and Guy Mulcaster for $1.3 million (lot 32, pictured). "Undoubtedly, it was a great event, a great rewards for all the employees who made a great job of preparing these stallions for the sales day," said Messara.
"We' ve always thought tag 1 would be a tough one for us, so it's great to get these results by selling five horse for seven characters in one tag. The second highest batch of the was a Snitzel x Ashcher filly purchased by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott/Blue Sky Bloodstock/Kerri Radcliffe from Bhima Thoroughbreds design on Glentree Thoroughbreds foal maker Bruce Wilson's name.
"It' s difficult to assess a horse in this class and Snitzel can't do anything wrong," said Mike Fleming of Bhima. Inglis CEO Mark Webster was delighted with the launch of the Easter sales. "There was a sound beginning with five-year-old sellers in the first lesson for $1 million or more, but I think the sales were definitely stabilized afterwards," Webster said.
"So much fuss, it was electrifying out there in the sales area, especially in the first few ours. "but we' re in good condition at the end of the first one.