Kodiac Filly Tops Ready To Run Sale

A filly by Kodiac was the star of the one-day Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale.

Daniel Creighton from Creighton Schwartz Bloodstock secured the top lot by Kodiac out of Peace Palace for 150,000 guineas on behalf of owner John Dance.

The daughter of the Archipenko mare Peace Palace was a 60,000 euro foal purchase by Highbank Stud, but she failed to sell on as a yearling.

A Sepoy filly out of the Exceed And Excel mare Rhythm Excel was the second highest priced lot, knocked down for 95,000 guineas to Blandford Bloodstock’s Richard Brown.

The filly is out a sister to Rewarding Hero, second in the G1 Champions Mile in Hong Kong.

A Mukhadram half-sister to the G3 winner Qaraaba sold for 75,000 guineas when the the daughter of the Unfuwain mare Mokaraba was purchased on behalf of Geoff Turnbull’s Elwick Stud.

Highflyer Bloodstock’s Anthony Bromley and trainer Alan King also paid 75,000 guineas for a Lope De Vega colt out of the Listed-placed Myrica.

The colt was bought as a yearling at Tattersalls by Willie and Brian Slattery of Meadowlands Stud for just 10,000 guineas.

The Horses in Training section of the Guineas Sale was topped by the five-year-old gelding Eexecutrive Force, knocked down to former jockey Ted Durcan for 65,000 guineas.

Executive Force has won six races this year and is going to Saudi Arabia for his future racing.

Buyers from Italy, Greece, Poland, Scandinavia, Spain, Dubai, Kuwait and Qatar were active at the sale.

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