Teofilo Weanling Filly Sells For $425,000

A half sister to Group winner Pohutukawa heads the list of top lots after Day 2 of the 2019 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale at the Gold Coast.

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The filly, a daughter of Teofilo, was presented by Rothwell Park as Lot 285 and was purchased by Ian Smith's Edinburgh Park Stud for $425,000.

Rothwell purchased the filly's dam Lumina carrying her Teofilo filly for $180,000 at last year's National Broodmare Sale.

"It’s a family that everyone wants to be in and, with a group of clients, we looked at it and we loved the filly," Smith said.

"She’s a great walker, she's a half to a good horse, and there's another full sister that Darley have that they rate highly.

"Hopefully the family will only get a better. It's a proven family and we wanted to get into it.”

Yu Long Investments secured a number of quality individuals including the Zoustar x Splat colt, also from Rothwell Park, for $310,000.

The colt, catalogued as Lot 522, is the third foal of a winning More Than Ready mare.

The team from Yu Long also secured a Zoustar colt from River Drift for $280,000 presented by Scone's Taghadoe Stud.

He is the first foal of a winning half sister to Singapore based stakes performers Twickenham and Black Ice.

Rothwell Park led the way among vendors, supplying four of the five biggest sellers.

Across the first two days of the sale almost $20 million has been grossed on 338 lots sold at an average price of almost $59,000 and clearance rate of over 76 per cent.

"The results today were very strong for quality horses again," Magic Millions Managing Director Barry Bowditch said.

"There's an unquenchable thirst for the good horses."

Day Three of the 2019 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale continues on Friday before attention switches to the National Broodmare Sale next week.

2019 MAGIC MILIONS NATIONAL WEANLING SALE

(2018 in brackets)

Lots Catalogued: 530 (540)

Lots Sold: 338 (383)

Lots Passed In: 105 (68)

Lots Withdrawn: 87 (88)

Sale Gross: $19,919,000 ($24,173,500)

Average Price: $58,932 ($63,116)

Top Price: $425,000 ($750,000)

Median Price: $34,000 ($40,000)

Sold %: 76.3 (85)

DAY 2 TOP LOTS

$425,000 - Teofilo-Lumina filly (Lot 285)

Vendor: Rothwell Park / Buyer: Edinburgh Park Stud (NSW)

$310,000 - Zoustar-Splat colt (Lot 522)

Rothwell Park / Yu Long Investments Pty Ltd (Vic)

$280,000 - Zoustar-River Drift colt (Lot 457)

Taghadoe Stud (As Agent) / Yu Long Investments Pty Ltd (Vic)

$220,000 - I Am Invincible-Redeeming Lass filly (Lot 448)

Rothwell Park / Newgate Bloodstock (NSW)

$215,000 - Sebring-Miss Husson colt (Lot 339)

Rothwell Park / Yu Long Investments Pty Ltd (Vic)


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