Trelawney Stud had a successful first day
of the 2017 NZB Premier Yearling Sale selling seven out of eight horses, and
all to successful racing operations where they will be given every opportunity.
David Ellis of Te Akau Racing purchased
three of the yearlings, as one of New Zealand’s leading racing stables and
winner’s of Sunday’s Karaka Million their latest purchases are going to a
consistent producer of top class horses.
Ellis went to $120,000 for the O’Reilly x
Best Command colt before going to $165,000 nine lots later for the Savabeel x
Bunyah colt. The third yearling to be
secured by the leading buyer was the Savabeel x Foiled colt for $100,000.
The remainder of the Day One horses were
sold to Australian based buyers. Bryce
Heys, who trains Group One placed Trelawney graduate Spieth, purchased the
Sebring x Enide filly for $125,000 who he described as a forward running type.
The Epaulette x Dubonnet colt was knocked
down to Victorian trainer Ciaron Maher for $100,000, a lovely type of filly
from Darley’s freshman sire.
Duncan Ramage signed for the Pins x Eden
Valley colt when sold for $60,000, this is a wonderful family and the colt is
an attractive type who looks like he will deliver.
Successful Queensland syndicators Ontrack
Thoroughbreds purchased Trelawney’s final lot of the day, the Savabeel x Jungle
Juice filly for $100,000.
Thirteen lots will go through the ring on
Tuesday, completing Trelawney’s 2017 Premier sale.
Lot 39, the Medaglia D'Oro filly out of Alzira was passed in with a reserve of $72,500. Anyone interested in this lovely moving filly can contact Brent Taylor on 021 949 644.
The farm would like to thank all that
purchased from the draft and wish connections the best of luck with the new
additions to their stable.