Successful End To Broodmare Sale

The four-day Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale that encompassed the Chairman’s Sale was deemed an overwhelming success.

The broodmare sale ended on Monday with the two days of select and general race fillies and broodmares averaging $42,199.

Last Thursday’s select weanlings averaged $36,088 for 177 foals.

The upmarket Chairman’s Sale ending with a clearance rate of 92% and average of $427,315, a record for a southern hemisphere sale

In total over the four days of selling almost $40 million was grossed.

On the final day three mares shared the honours of top lot with Exceed And Excel mare Aljawzaa in foal to Impending, Fastnet Rock mare Fast And Sexy in foal to No Nay Never and High Chaparral mare High Hostess in foal to Merchant Navy all selling for $200,000.

Coolmore ended as leading vendor by aggregate for the broodmares and race fillies at $1,502,00 ahead of Yarraman Park at $1,084,000.

The annual HTBA Scone Select Yearling Sale with a catalogue of 204 yearlings will be held at White Park on Sunday May 12 with progeny of 71 sires represented.

The Scone Online Thoroughbred Sale catalogue of 146 broodmares, weanlings, yearlings and racehorses begin at 5pm on Monday May 13.

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